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Mo Bamba quickly becoming face of Longhorns basketball

Posted October 18th, 2017

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Mo Bamba becoming the face of Texas basketball

Texas freshman Mo Bamba hasn’t played a minute of basketball and yet he’s quickly becoming the face of the program. Texas beat writer Brian Davis reports the Texas marketing department has gone all-in on the 6-11 freshman. The Longhorns are holding an event at Gregory Gym on Wednesday at 7 p.m. so that Texas fans can have a look at the team’s new center.

DeShon Elliott earns midseason honor

Texas safety DeShon Elliott was named a midseason All-American by the Sporting News on Tuesday, after receiving the same honor from ESPN. Elliott has made 5 interceptions this season to tie for best in country. The junior recorded all of his interceptions in a three-game stretch against, Southern Caifornial, Iowa State and Kansas State.

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Best offensive lineman in Texas not 100 percent on LSU

Texas recruiting writer Mike Craven reports on Kenyon Green, a 5-star tackle from Humble Atascocita. The 6-foot-5, 315-pound standout committed to LSU in December of 2016 as a member of the class of 2019. Despite that, he says he is still looking at other schools. Green holds 17 offers and Texas is still in the running.

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