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  1. Texas QBs Colt McCoy, Garrett Gilbert endure rough, unexpected tr...

    Jeff Caplan

    Texas QBs Colt McCoy, Garrett Gilbert endure rough, unexpected transition.

    Story | Conversation | January 08, 2010
  2. Mack Brown's not going anywhere

    Jeff Caplan

    Win or lose in tonight's BCS Championship Game, Texas coach Mack Brown has no intention of walking off into the sunset. Yes, second-year defensive coordinator Will Muschamp has already been named Brown's successor, but that day might or might not eve...

    Blog | January 07, 2010
  3. Bama's McElroy ready to take it to Texas

    Jeff Caplan

    Alabama quarterback Greg McElroy has spent his life around professional sports teams and he says its helped him take a more measured approach during the month-long buildup to tonight's BCS Championship Game against Texas. McElroy's father, Greg Mc...

    Blog | January 07, 2010
  4. Horns take, but Tide doesn't give

    Jeff Caplan

    No. 2 Texas can help itself against No. 1 Alabama in tonight's BCS Championship at the Rose Bowl if it can win the turnover battle. It's no secret that turnovers are key in every football game, but against Alabama's power rushing attack that can c...

    Blog | January 07, 2010
  5. Underdog, No. 2 Texas arrives in L.A.

    Jeff Caplan

    Texas Longhorns players are making their way to Los Angeles today to begin final preparations for Thursday night's BCS Championship game at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif. As soon as they touch down, Texas, last-second winners over Nebraska in t...

    Blog | January 01, 2010
  6. TCU athletic director on No. 2 finish: Imperfect system, but a sy...

    Jeff Caplan

    TCU athletic director Chris Del Conte is quick to point out the imperfection of the BCS, but he's going to love the only college football postseason system he's got until a perfect system is presented.

    Story | Conversation | January 11, 2011
  7. Andy Dalton: Why not national champs?

    Jeff Caplan

    LOS ANGELES -- Just minutes from here, the USC Trojans celebrated a national championship that first week of January 2004. That it was for finishing No. 1 in the Associated Press Top 25 poll while LSU laid claim to the BCS national championship with ...

    Blog | December 30, 2010
  8. S.C. AD hoped to help Frogs into title game

    Jeff Caplan

    South Carolina athletic director Eric Hyman was dreaming of a BCS berth for his current school and a national title shot for his former school when the Gamecocks faced Auburn for the SEC championship. "I told the TCU people I wanted to beat Auburn...

    Blog | December 27, 2010
  9. Frogs eye title game as Big East maneuvers

    Jeff Caplan

    As the No. 3 TCU Horned Frogs prepare for their biggest game of the season at the No. 5 Utah Uteson Saturday afternoon, a game that could ultimately vault the winner into the BCS national championship game, TCU's future in the Mountain West Conferenc...

    Blog | November 02, 2010
  10. Taylor Potts won job after 1st scrimmage

    Jeff Caplan

    Texas Tech starting quarterback Taylor Potts won the job during fall camp on the strength of a solid first scrimmage, beating out fellow senior Steven Sheffield. "The biggest thing, as we told them, we weren't looking necessarily for the completio...

    Blog | August 30, 2010
  11. Sans Colt McCoy, UT hypes ground attack

    Jeff Caplan

    IRVING, Texas -- Former Texas Longhorns quarterback Colt McCoy left for the NFL as college football's all-time most accurate passer. He topped 70 percent completion rate as a junior and senior, so Texas' insistence on spreading the field and putting ...

    Blog | July 28, 2010
  12. Horns lose title, find their next QB

    Jeff Caplan

    PASADENA, Calif. -- Texas was grooming true freshman quarterback Garrett Gilbert to take over next season for Colt McCoy, who leaves college football with more wins, 47, than any other quarterback before him. No amount of grooming could have prepared...

    Blog | January 08, 2010
  13. McCoy confident heading into NFL Draft

    Jeff Caplan

    PASADENA, Calif. -- Texas quarterback Colt McCoy started to get some feeling back in his dangling right arm as he stood in front of his locker answering every question tossed at him after being forced to watch from the sideline as the Longhorns fell ...

    Blog | January 08, 2010
  14. Gutty effort by Colt-less Horns

    Jeff Caplan

    PASADENA, Calif. -- The air went out of the Rose Bowl on the game's fifth play when Texas quarterback Colt McCoy injured his right shoulder and was lost for the game. After a treadmill of three-and-outs with backup quarterback Garrett Gilbert that al...

    Blog | January 07, 2010
  15. Gilbert, Shipley on the money

    Jeff Caplan

    PASADENA, Calif. -- Texas backup quarterback Garrett Gilbert deserves a lot of credit for sticking through a rocky, to say the least, beginning. But, he's come back to hit Jordan Shipley for two touchdowns to make it 24-21 Alabama. That errant sho...

    Blog | January 07, 2010
  16. News on Colt is no news

    Jeff Caplan

    PASADENA, Calif. -- Just announced in the press box was a report on injured Texas quarterback Colt McCoy. Official report: Injured right shoulder, re-evaluated at halftime. We do know that McCoy had his right shoulder X-rayed and that he was seen out...

    Blog | January 07, 2010