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  1. Is RG3 about to play his final home game?

    Jeff Caplan

    Robert Griffin III could be making his final appearance in front of the home fans Saturday when he and the No. 17 Baylor Bears go for a second consecutive victory over the No. 22 Texas Longhorns. Griffin is a junior, but he was granted a redshirt ...

    Blog | November 30, 2011
  2. McCoy-Shipley ties run deep in Texas football

    Jeff Caplan

    Case McCoy and Jaxon Shipley are continuing their families' tradition at UT.

    Story | Conversation | October 05, 2011
  3. Garrett Gilbert gets nod to start the opener

    Jeff Caplan

    At 9:50 Monday morning when Texas Longhorns coach Mack Brown stepped up to the telephone for the Big 12's first coaches teleconference, he was not ready to put an end to the four-man quarterback race. He was apparently saving the anticipated news ...

    Blog | August 29, 2011
  4. ESPN's HornsNation is up and running

    Jeff Caplan

    Horns fans, you know about The Longhorn Network, now get to know ESPN's HornsNation.com, your full service website dedicated to covering the Texas Longhorns. Carter Strickland offers a fresh column today on the site -- passion still runs high desp...

    Blog | August 26, 2011
  5. June Jones sees conference chaos brewing

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- With Texas A&M's renewed efforts to join the SEC, SMU coach June Jones now sees the future alignment of college football as inevitable: Four 16-team super-conferences. "It seems to me that's where it's headed. It still has to happen....

    Blog | August 17, 2011
  6. OU starts No. 1; TCU tumbles to No. 15

    Jeff Caplan

    The USA Today Coaches Poll has just been revealed and to no surprise the Oklahoma Sooners are ranked No. 1. Alabama, Oregon, LSU and Florida State round out the top five. That's good news for Jerry Jones since Cowboys Stadium will feature the Sept...

    Blog | August 04, 2011
  7. Can Texas' QB shell game pay off?

    Jeff Caplan

    So, Mack Brown is supposed to be a TV star and pick a starting quarterback? For all the griping around the Big 12 about the potential harmful influence of the upcoming Longhorn Network (in partnership with ESPN), if the channel's late-night progra...

    Blog | August 03, 2011
  8. Texas QB candidates not seen or heard

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- All 10 of the Big 12 teams at this week's two media days brought three, four or five players. Typically these players are top dogs, key playmakers on either side of the ball. Only six of the 10 teams brought quarterbacks, which could be ...

    Blog | July 26, 2011
  9. Mack Brown's Alabama stupor started '10 fall

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- The first losing season in his 13 years at Texas led to a coaching overhaul, new philosophies on offense and defense, uncertainty at quarterback and a rare No. 5 ranking in the Big 12 preseason media poll. Mack Brown traces it all back t...

    Blog | July 25, 2011
  10. Mack Brown defends, dishes on network

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- Mack Brown congratulated Texas president Bill Powers and athletic director DeLoss Dodds for pulling off a partnership with ESPN and college football he didn't think they really could, yet "was available to everybody." As for the Longhorn...

    Blog | July 25, 2011
  11. New UT QB charged with recovering swagger

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- Texas coach Mack Brown opted not to bring quarterback Garrett Gilbert to greet the media. He stayed in Austin. The big question is will Gilbert stay on the sideline in 2011? Brown said the team lost its swagger last season and the No. 1 ...

    Blog | July 25, 2011
  12. Gary Pinkel on UT TV: 'Lack of common sense'

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- Missouri coach Gary Pinkel started to answer the inevitable question at Monday's Big 12 media days about the Longhorn Network's original plan to air high school football games. Prior to today's meetings, opposing athletic administrations...

    Blog | July 25, 2011
  13. Frogs will have eyes on K-State tonight

    Jeff Caplan

    The No. 5 TCU Horned Frogs will become big backers of the undefeated, yet still unranked Kansas State Wildcats (4-0, 1-0 Big 12) when they take on the No. 7 Nebraska Cornhuskers (4-0, 0-0) in Manhattan, Kan., on ESPN. Meanwhile, the Frogs (5-0) be...

    Blog | October 07, 2010
  14. Texas trying to make it a game, 21-10

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- The Texas offense showed some life in the third quarter, putting together a 12-play drive, but the Longhorns needed James Kirkendoll's 44-yard catch-and-run to go 52 yards. Kirkendoll was stopped at the 8-yard line and Texas couldn't get it...

    Blog | October 02, 2010
  15. Sooners in control at halftime, 21-7

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- The score, 21-7 Oklahoma at the half, remains within striking distance for Texas, but that would mean the Longhorns would have to actually gain yards. With its offense stuck in neutral and having managed just 19 points in its last six quart...

    Blog | October 02, 2010
  16. Dominant OU pads lead, 21-7

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- No. 8 Oklahoma widened its lead to 21-7 with 7:19 to go in the first half to open a margin more fitting the stat sheet. While the score didn't indicate total domination, that's what this is. The Texas offense has not mustered a drive of ...

    Blog | October 02, 2010