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Texas Longhorn Football

UT's Kindle takes on bigger role with departure of Orakpo
Austin American-Statesman
With the departures of three starting defensive lineman, including a consensus All-American at defensive end, and two other starters at linebacker and cornerback, Will Muschamp has his work cut out for him this spring.

Texas Longhorn Baseball

Texas beats Texas Tech in baseball series finale
Austin American-Statesman
Travis Tucker and Michael Torres spend plenty of time together. They are the first and second hitters in the Texas Longhorns' batting order. They also live together.

Q&A with Texas Pitching Coach Skip Johnson
Burnt Orange Beat
Texas pitching coach Skip Johnson is in his third year with the Longhorns and his staff has shown signs of a dominance. Through 21 games, they have a 1.94 ERA with five shutouts on the year. Burnt Orange Beat's Jason Cole spoke with Johnson after the Horns threw their fifth shutout against Dallas Baptist this week.

Baseball: UT takes two of three from Tech
Austin American-Statesman
Michael Torres and Tant Shepherd drove in two runs apiece as Texas beat Texas Tech 8-1 on Sunday in the deciding game of a three-game series.

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Texas wins 9-7 slugfest against Oklahoma
Austin American-Statesman
Softball swept Oklahoma in two games over the weekend

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