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  1. New Orleans Saints Draft Prospects: Jordan Hicks, LB, TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | WhoDatDish

    Nov 27, 2014; Austin, TX, USA; TCU Horned Frogs quarterback Trevone Boykin scrambles away from Texas Longhorns linebacker Jordan Hicks during the game at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brendan Maloney-USA TODAY Sports Our series continues with one of my favorite players in this year's class; Texas LB Jordan Hicks is a football player with great explosiveness, passion for the game and smooth footwork.


  2. Texas DT Malcom Brown confirms what scouts already knewRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    Malcom Brown answered questions for 5 minutes Tuesday, and by the end, one longtime University of Texas beat writer was calling the defensive tackle a "media darling." "At this point, I'm just like I know exactly what to say and not to say," Brown said with a smile.


  3. All eyes on Malcom Brown at Texas' pro dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | ESPN

    Brown, a projected mid-first round pick, was the star of Texas' pro day as expected Tuesday. The coveted defensive tackle stood by his NFL scouting combine testing numbers but did perform positional drills run by three NFL defensive line coaches: the Colts' Gary Emanuel, the Lions' Kris Kocurek and the Bengals' Jay Hayes.


  4. Private workout for Texas LB Jordan HicksRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | Houston Texans

    The 2015 Houston Texans Cheerleaders Tryouts are Saturday, March 28! Get the opportunity to perform on national television, travel the world, and more. Tryouts are free and you have nothing to lose! Stop by the Go Texan Store on Friday, April 10, 2015 from 12:30pm - 1:30pm to meet former Houston Oilers wide receiver and current Houston Texans Ambassador, Jerry LeVias.


  5. Texas Longhorns to participate in Pro Timing DayRead the original story

    Mar 24, 2015 | Burnt Orange Nation

    For a number of draft-eligible Texas Longhorns , Tuesday's Pro Timing Day will represent the final opportunity to impress scouts before the 2015 NFL Draft . The stakes aren't as high for the players who attended the NFL Scouting Combine in February -- running back Malcolm Brown , defensive tackle Malcom Brown, defensive end Cedric Reed , linebacker Jordan Hicks , and cornerback Quandre Diggs -- as for the players who weren't invited to the annual event reserved for the top draft prospects.


  6. Texas football: Longhorns spring WR previewRead the original story

    Mar 23, 2015 | Burnt Orange Nation

    After losing the top two leading receivers from 2014, the Texas Longhorns will have to replace 127 of 243 overall receptions in 2014, as well as 39.6% of all receiving yards, not to mention the contributions of running back Malcolm Brown and the tight ends. The loss of breakout leading receiver John Harris on the outside and the reliable Jaxon Shipley in the slot leaves the Longhorns without Tyrone Swoopes ' favorite target on deep passes in Harris and a consistent third-down option in Shipley.


  7. Charlie Strong stressing competition in Texas spring ballRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | ESPN

    When Charlie Strong pulled Tyrone Swoopes aside this winter and gave him a new assignment, he didn't need to explain why. Swoopes was accustomed to racing linebackers in the "big skill" group during Texas' 5:30 a.m. offseason conditioning drills.


  8. Texas football: Longhorns spring QB previewRead the original story

    Mar 19, 2015 | Burnt Orange Nation

    The Texas Longhorns didn't have it at the quarterback position last fall following the injury to David Ash , leaving the coaching staff no other options when Tyrone Swoopes struggled. But now there is another option, albeit only one -- redshirt freshman Jerrod Heard , who didn't see the field last season as the staff sought to preserve a season of eligibility for him.


  9. Big 12 roundtable: Cinderellas and surprisesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | ESPN

    Here's our effort to take your mind off of your bracket with a few angst-filled days ahead during the NCAA tournament. In today's roundtable we single out potential Cinderella teams, potential overseeded teams and potential underseeded teams.


  10. Texas Football: The Longhorns' Biggest Storylines So Far This OffseasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | BleacherReport

    When you finish with a losing record at Texas, the expectation is that you launch a full-blown attack on the offseason. You establish yourself on the recruiting trail and do whatever possible to correct what caused the perceived failures.


  11. Texas vs. Texas A&M: 'Play the game'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | ESPN

    On Nov. 24, 2011, Texas kicker Justin Tucker booted a 40-yard field goal at Texas A&M to win the 118th game in the state's oldest rivalry. It was expected to possibly be the last matchup in one of college football's top rivalries.


  12. Keyshawn Johnson says Texas will start recruiting CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | Sporting News

    When you're a blue-blood program in one of the country's most talent-rich states, you probably don't need to leave your borders much for recruiting. But, if you haven't recorded double-digit wins in a season since 2009, expanding your recruiting range couldn't hurt.


  13. Realistic Expectations for Charlie Strong and Texas in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | BleacherReport

    If Texas head coach Charlie Strong didn't think the Longhorns were going to play for a national championship last year, what does he think about the 2015 team? After going 6-7 in Year 1, it wouldn't be surprising if Texas regresses in the win column in Year 2. Why? There are no clear answers yet at quarterback, several defensive leaders are gone and the schedule is still tough. brought up a valid point when interviewed in December: According to him, the program former coach Mack Brown inherited in 1998 was in a better place than the one Strong inherited.


  14. 11 former Texas Longhorns still on market as NFL free agentsRead the original story

    Mar 11, 2015 | Burnt Orange Nation

    The 2015 NFL year officially began on Tuesday with the start of free agency and there are an unusually high number of former Texas Longhorns now looking for new jobs as a result of expired or terminated contracts. Colt McCoy , Washington Redskins quarterback -- After throwing only 18 passes in 2012 and 2013 combined, McCoy's career looked stalled, but the injury to Robert Griffin III and ineffectiveness of Kirk Cousins gave the lifetime Longhorn a chance to redeem himself.


  15. SXSW Interactive and Film feature many Philly-related richesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | Philly.com

    The sprawling culture and technology summit known as South by Southwest takes place in Austin, Texas, every March. It started out as a music festival in 1987.


  16. Texas' Tyrone Swoopes ranks No. 54 among returning QBs in passer ratingRead the original story

    Mar 10, 2015 | Burnt Orange Nation

    As the incumbent starter , there's an ugly truth about Texas Longhorns quarterback Tyrone Swoopes -- he has one of the worst passer ratings of all qualified returning passers in college football. Ranked No.


  17. Arizona Cardinals Player Arrested For Sprinting Through Crosswalk, Fleeing CopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | The Post Game

    An Arizona Cardinals player committed a hit-and-run of a new sort on Monday, when he knocked down a drunk man while sprinting through a crosswalk and then continued running to evade police. Most hit-and-runs involve motorized vehicles, but in linebacker Alex Okafor's case he's just a very large man recklessly bulldozing pedestrians in his path.


  18. Arizona LB Alex Okafor jailed after foot chase in TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | Albany Times Union

    This undated booking photo provided by the Austin Police Department shows Alex Okafor. The Arizona Cardinals linebacker was jailed in Texas after leading police on a foot chase after a report of a disturbance in downtown Austin.


  19. Cardinals LB Alex Okafor arrested after foot chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | USA Today

    Cardinals LB Alex Okafor arrested after foot chase Cardinals LB arrested on suspicion of evading police. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1C0eXGy This undated booking photo provided by the Austin Police Department shows Alex Okafor.


  20. Former UT linebacker turned NFL pro arrested in downtown Austin scuffleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | CultureMap

    KVUE - Police have arrested former University of Texas football player turned current Arizona Cardinal linebacker Alex Okafor after a disturbance downtown. Austin Police charged Okafor, 24, with evading arrest and a city ordinance violation following an incident near Sixth and Trinity streets around 2 am on Monday.