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  1. Horns have major questions at tight end

    Carter Strickland

    AUSTIN, Texas -- Geoff Swaim was knocked down because he stood up. Twice. "This isn't junior college," Texas coach Mack Brown said. Nope, to steal a line from Dan Hawkins -- sans the hysterical screaming voice -- it's Division I football. An...

    Blog | March 05, 2013
  2. UT to hire personnel devoted to recruiting

    Carter Strickland

    AUSTIN, Texas -- Alabama was the first across the threshold when the NCAA decided to throw open the door and allow football programs to hire unlimited personnel specifically devoted to recruiting. Texas has decided to follow closely behind the Cri...

    Blog | February 21, 2013
  3. Texas Longhorns look to build on Alamo Bowl win against Oregon St...

    Carter Strickland

    With the confidence earned from a comeback win against the Oregon State Beavers in the Alamo Dome, the Texas Longhorns look to return to college football's elite in 2013.

    Story | Conversation | December 29, 2012
  4. Texas Longhorns defense showing pride in improved play

    Carter Strickland

    What didn't kill Texas made it stronger. That's apparently what the Longhorns' defense believes, as an increase in pride has allowed its play to improve tremendously.

    Story | Conversation | November 19, 2012
  5. Manny Diaz proving Texas Longhorns defense is just as good as pre...

    Carter Strickland

    Better than Will Muschamp? That remains to be seen, but the Texas defense keeps getting better and is following the personality of coordinator Manny Diaz.

    Story | Conversation | August 22, 2012
  6. Texas Longhorns take familiar road back to top

    Carter Strickland

    Texas has done this before. Holiday Bowl wins launched trips to the BCS, then to title games. So that's why, as the Longhorns continue to climb back to the top, they seem to know the way.

    Story | Conversation | August 20, 2012
  7. UT takes steps to bring freshmen into fold

    Carter Strickland

    AUSTIN, Texas -- As per NCAA rules, the Texas football coaches are not allowed on the field or in the film room with the incoming freshmen. But that hasn't stopped Mack Brown and company from making sure there is still some teaching going on. From...

    Blog | June 26, 2012
  8. UT taking advantage of new hoops rule

    Carter Strickland

    AUSTIN, Texas -- It's not often the football program is jealous of the basketball program around Texas. But count summer as one of those times. That's because a new NCAA rule allows Rick Barnes and his staff two hours per day and up to eight hours...

    Blog | June 18, 2012
  9. Texas Longhorns don't spend the most on recruiting but have found...

    Carter Strickland

    Even with the largest athletics budget in the NCAA, Texas does not spend the most on recruiting. Being in talent-rich state helps. Even as Texas pursues more out-of state targets, the Longhorns also see the value.

    Story | Conversation | June 11, 2012
  10. Harmon off UT baseball staff

    Carter Strickland

    AUSTIN, Texas -- In the wake of missing the NCAA Tournament for the first time in more than a decade, Texas' Augie Garrido acknowledged changes would have to be made. The baseball coach made what could be considered the biggest ones Wednesday. Gar...

    Blog | June 06, 2012
  11. Texas Longhorns golf saves the ending to a down sports year

    Carter Strickland

    Dylan Fritelli's clutch shot to win the NCAA golf title saved the ending to a down year for the Longhorns' sports teams.

    Story | Conversation | June 04, 2012
  12. UT misses first postseason since 1998

    Carter Strickland

    AUSTIN, Texas -- Augie Garrido is giving himself one day to grieve. It might not seem like enough time given that a 13-year baseball postseason run, which included two national championships, ended when Texas did not make the NCAA tournament Monda...

    Blog | May 28, 2012
  13. Luna's confidence key for Super Regional

    Carter Strickland

    AUSTIN, Texas -- Blaire Luna didn't bother to pat herself on the back after pitching back-to-back shutout games in the span of four hours Sunday and securing Texas' NCAA Super Regional berth. That's probably because she could no longer feel her ar...

    Blog | May 25, 2012
  14. Texas coaches take recruiting test now HornsNation gives it a try...

    Carter Strickland

    Recruiting is key in college football. Before Texas coaches can hit the road they have to pass the NCAA's recruiting test. Carter Strickland tries his hand at the exam.

    Story | Conversation | May 24, 2012
  15. Texas Longhorns golfer Jordan Spieth in no rush for PGA Tour

    Carter Strickland

    Jordan Spieth is a U.S. Junior Amateur champion and has the Longhorns atop the rankings headed into the NCAA championships. But the freshman is in no hurry to turn pro.

    Story | Conversation | May 23, 2012
  16. UT baseball looks to come together for postseason

    Carter Strickland

    AUSTIN, Texas -- Corey Knebel wants to step up. On the field he has done just that. The Texas sophomore has gone from the team's top closer to the team's top starter. But it's off the field where he feels he must make more of an impact. Knebel wa...

    Blog | May 23, 2012