Jake Harris

American-Statesman Staff

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Gov. Greg Abbott wants to see Houston in the Big 12: What people are saying

The winds of change are rustling over at the Big 12 Conference. When news broke Tuesday that Commissioner Bob Bowlsby had been authorized to begin the search to add more teams to the league, many people speculated which schools would be approached. We at Hook ‘Em have our guesses, … Read More

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You can thank the University of Texas for Pokemon Go

The University of Texas has given the world myriad talent: Ricky Williams. Vince Young. Colt McCoy. Kevin Durant. Now, you can thank the university (in part) for blessing us with Pokemon Go, the latest app craze that’s sweeping the nation. That’s because UT grad John … Read More

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What readers are saying about Big 12 expansion

Big 12 chancellors, presidents and athletics directors are meeting this week in Irving to discuss the state of the league. Chief among those discussions: Should the Big 12 expand, or stay the way it is, currently with 10 teams? And how likely is it that the league will … Read More

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Former Longhorn Vince Young inducted into Texas High School Football Hall of Fame

Former University of Texas quarterback Vince Young was inducted into the Texas High School Football Hall of Fame Saturday night. The Houston-born-and-bred QB attended Houston Madison High School, where he passed for 3,819 yards and 59 TDs as senior in 2001. He led the Marlins to the state semifinals his … Read More