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The Whys of Texas: Big 12 tiebreakers are murky, but moot if Texas doesn’t finish strong

First, an admission. Trying to determine the various Big 12 tiebreaker scenarios is a mind-numbing affair. It’s not the league’s fault. Such is life when you are aiming to determine “One True Champion.” The Whys mailbag is full of various missives asking the same question this … Read More

Texas’ notable number: Freshmen quarterbacks vs. Todd Orlando’s defenses — and the number 7

Every week this fall, we’re looking at a specific number that’s tied to Texas football. This week’s notable number is seven — the number worn by quarterback Shane Buechele and safety Caden Sterns. Lil’Jordan Humphrey’s seven touchdown receptions lead the seven Longhorns who have caught a touchdown this … Read More

Texas adds three men’s basketball signees that Shaka Smart believe could stick around a while

High-profile college basketball coaches face a real conundrum on the recruiting trail. Would you rather recruit potential stars who are going to jump into the NBA draft after one season? Or would you rather assemble a roster of talented athletic players that meld into a … Read More

The Dotted Line: Texas target Jacoby Jones de-commits from Oklahoma, more recruiting notes

Texas’ search for more defensive linemen could lead to an acquisition in the JUCO market now that defensive end Jacoby Jones of Butler C.C. (Mo.) de-committed from Oklahoma on Monday. The 6-4, 250-pound three-star was offered by Texas back in May and is expected to visit Austin … Read More