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  1. Title criteria: How Texas stacks up

    Carter Strickland

    AUSTIN, Texas -- Mack Brown has his own designs on what it takes to win the national title. And given that the Texas coach has been there and done it, his methods are hard to bring into question. But for those questioning just what criteria it wil...

    Blog | June 27, 2013
  2. Texas pro day could jump-start new era

    Carter Strickland

    AUSTIN, Texas -- Texas has its pro day today and, yeah, Vince Young will be there, but so, too, will someone more important. Seriously. In fact, make that much more important. It's Kenny Vaccaro. The former Texas safety represents a chance for ...

    Blog | March 26, 2013
  3. A look at Big 12's past, future NFL talent

    Carter Strickland

    ESPN draft expert Mel Kiper has two Big 12 players -- Oklahoma's Lane Johnson and Texas' Kenny Vaccaro -- potentially going in the first round of this year's NFL draft. Fellow expert Todd McShay has the same two as Kiper and also is optimistic abo...

    Blog | March 11, 2013
  4. Spring position preview: Defensive backs

    Carter Strickland

    The players like to refer to Texas as DBU (Defensive Back University). The nickname works only because the defensive backs work as well. Throughout the Mack Brown era at Texas, the Longhorns have been known for putting quality players into the NFL...

    Blog | February 10, 2012
  5. Class Rewind: Mack Brown's 2007 class

    Carter Strickland

    Top prospects flame out all the time in recruiting. Either the spotlight is too bright, or the idea of being an athlete and student is too difficult to grasp, Or the environment is too much to handle. Then there is Tray Allen. The studious, har...

    Blog | January 26, 2012
  6. Class Rewind: Mack Brown's 2002 class

    Carter Strickland

    Counting down to national signing day on Feb. 1, HornsNation will look back at each of Mack Brown's Texas recruiting classes. Nobody was close in 2002. Texas, far and away, had the nation's top recruiting class. At least that is the way all ...

    Blog | January 19, 2012
  7. Young corners ready for stardom at "DBU"

    Carter Strickland

    AUSTIN, Texas -- Before the first snap of the Texas A&M game, Manny Diaz delivered a message. This game, the last one against the Aggies, is a legends' game, he told the defensive backs. It's a heroes' game. He told them they could make a name...

    Blog | December 14, 2011
  8. Baylor notes: More quarterback woes

    Carter Strickland

    The Texas coaching staff is adamant in its conviction that the Longhorns have a quarterback on their roster who can lead them in 2012. "We've got a quarterback," Texas co-offensive coordinator Bryan Harsin said. "Absolutely." This came after on...

    Blog | December 04, 2011
  9. Texas stays grounded as Big 12 airs it out

    Carter Strickland

    Oklahoma's Landry Jones threw for 500-plus yards Saturday. Oklahoma State's Brandon Weeden seemingly could throw for 500-plus yards any Saturday. Texas rushed for 441 yards against Kansas. Texas Tech has the nation's fifth best passing offen...

    Blog | November 02, 2011