1. Question of the Week: Is Brett Favre Really Hanging It Up for Good?

    Have we really come to the end of the Brett Favre era in professional football? Or will the unpredictable, 40-year-old quarterback make "one more" run at glory? Favre contacted his ...

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  2. Texas Longhorns Still Searching for Identity

    With their heads hanging in disgust, the Texas Longhorns shuffled off the court Saturday after a last-second 67-63 loss to Michigan State at the Toyota Center in Houston...

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  3. Receiver Jordan Shipley Granted Sixth Year of Eligibility With Texas Longhorns

    Jordan Shipley has been granted a sixth season of eligibility by the NCAA. The news was reported by the Austin American Statesman Monday afternoon...

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  4. Question of the Week: Which Non-BCS Bowl Game is the Most Intriguing?

    As I looked through the list of bowl games, not too many of the matchups jumped out at me (of course, I always look for the ones with two highly ranked teams playing each other)...

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  5. Longhorns, Buckeyes Collide for Third Time in Four Years in Tostitos Fiesta Bowl

    Alright everyone, you can come out now. The smoke is finally clearing from the battle over the BCS. We now have a set National Title game: Florida vs. Oklahoma...

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  6. Question of the Week: Will Mike Leach Be in Lubbock Next Season?

    According to the Seattle Times, Texas Tech head coach Mike Leach spoke with officials at Washington regarding a vacant coaching position...

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  7. BCS Standings: Austin Awestruck

    The BCS has spoken. The tie has been broken. The Oklahoma Sooners will travel to Kansas City to take on the Missouri Tigers for the Big 12 Championship. The Sooners, after defeating the No...

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  8. Texas Longhorns Look to Hook Aggies, Hold Off Sooners In BCS Race

    It was a nightmare. A year after losing a heart breaker to the Aggies in Austin, 12-7, the Horns dropped a second straight game to their hated rivals in College Station last season, 38-30...

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  9. Election 08: The Candidates Weigh In On College Football

    Next week Americans will head to the polls to choose the next President of the United States. The time has finally arrived after months of anxious anticipation. Sen. John McCain and Sen...

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  10. Texas Football Q&A with Cedric Golden, Austin American Statesman

    Recently, I had the privilege of interviewing Mr. Cedric Golden, senior sportswriter for the Austin American Statesman. Mr. Golden covers both the Texas Longhorns and Dallas Cowboys for the newspaper and is a highly regarded writer in the Austin community

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  11. Texas Longhorns Take One Step Closer to Miami with Win Over 'Pokes

    Longhorn Nation, you may now breathe a collective sigh of relief. Your Horns will remain No. 1 for another week. Barely...

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  12. The Scarlet Letter(s): A Football Analysis

    I just completed a week of literary analysis in my AP English class. I was charged with criticizing a critic's criticism of Nathaniel Hawthorne's, The Scarlet Letter. The criticism argued that Hawthorne was a feminist activist...

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  13. College Football and the Little Things That Bind Us

    Today, Congress was unable to pass the proposition for a $700 billion bailout package that would, in theory, save banks and businesses and revive the American economy by buying out bad loans and such and reselling them a little at a time...

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  14. Texas Longhorns Stampede into Conference Schedule

    If you would have told me a few years ago that the Texas Longhorns would beat Arkansas, their old SWC rival, 52-10, I probably would have scoffed at the notion. Oh, how things change...

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  15. Why the Texas Longhorns Are Still the Great Unknown

    The Texas Longhorns advanced to 3-0 Saturday night after a thorough walloping of the Rice Owls, 52-10. Colt McCoy has been absolutely brilliant in this three-game stretch, completing ...

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  16. A Guy Named Ike Ruined College Football Weekend

    It's Friday, which means one more day to college football Saturday. You've waited all week to kick back on the couch with the buddies and watch some football, and most of the fans around country will be able to do that without any interference...

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  17. Texas Longhorns Should Bull-Rush the Staggering UTEP Defense

    The Texas Longhorns—in a game that thought to be potentially problematic for the Longhorns—rolled over the overmatched Florida Atlantic Owls in their debut last Saturday against the, 52-10...

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  18. College Football Preview 2008: One Final Thought

    College Football season is officially one day away. Gone are the many long hours fans have spent on their teams' websites scouting new players...

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  19. Oh Roy, Where Art Thou?

    When drafted by the Detroit Lions in the first round of the 2004 NFL Draft, Roy Williams was one of the hottest young prospects in football...

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  20. Texas Football 2008: Underdog or Underrated?

    For the first time in nearly 11 years, Texas coach, Mack Brown, has been faced with questions regarding his team's status as an underdog in the upcoming season...

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  21. Texas Top Five: Quarterbacks

    I have started a new segment called Texas Top Five. What it consists of is a list of my top five Longhorns football players of all time at each position. To kick it off, we will start with Quarterback...

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  22. John Chiles: To Be or Not to Be?

    Perhaps the most intriguing player on the Texas football team is ultra-athlete, John Chiles. To go with his battle tank build at 6'2, 215 lbs, Chiles posesses blazing speed to the tune of a 4...

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  23. Texas Football: Colt McCoy's Time to Shine

    Two seasons ago, a young QB from tiny Tuscola, Texas was asked to do the impossible. Colt McCoy was asked to replace perhaps the greatest college football player of all time...

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  24. Mack Brown's Winning Tradition

    University of Texas Head Coach, Mack Brown, is entering year 12 of what has been a remarkable run with the boys from Austin. Brown holds a record of 113-25 over his tenure at Texas and continues to produce results...

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  25. Texas Longhorns Football: 2008 Schedule Analysis

    With the college football season quickly approaching, the Texas Longhorns are making preparations to improve on last year's up and down season...

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