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  1. Recruits shrug off Horns' draft shutout

    Damon Sayles

    Days after the NFL draft, some Texas Longhorns fans still scratch their heads in disbelief. How a celebrated college football program -- one with decorated, award-winning athletes -- have zero players drafted into the NFL? For the first time since...

    Blog | May 16, 2014
  2. Ultimate 300: Big 12's top classes

    Damon Sayles

    The Texas-Oklahoma rivalry is bigger than football, but it's always a fun topic of discussion when the rivalry talk turns to past success. It's a conversation starter with the release of the Ultimate ESPN 300 class rankings, which ranks every top rec...

    Blog | January 30, 2014
  3. Most important Big 12 recruiting targets

    Damon Sayles

    As recruiting dips its toe into the fall season, many uncommitted players are beginning to shorten their lists in preparation for upcoming big college announcements. All of the Big 12 schools could use help -- or add depth -- at multiple positions, b...

    Blog | September 17, 2013
  4. 2015 QB, son of ex-pro, has much to prove

    Damon Sayles

    Class of 2015 quarterback Koy Detmer Jr. (Somerset, Texas/Somerset) has the name. He also has the game. What he doesn't have -- at least right now -- is the size, and it's Detmer's mission to show that size at quarterback is irrelevant. Listed ...

    Blog | July 18, 2013
  5. Big Bama offer for big 2015 RB

    Damon Sayles

    When Chris Warren (Rockwall, Texas/Rockwall) got the word that the SEC's biggest dog wanted him, he described the sensation with two words. "Humbling and fantastic," Warren said, as he picked up an Alabama offer during the Crimson Tide's camp on M...

    Blog | July 15, 2013
  6. Baylor tops Texas for Houston-area WR

    Damon Sayles

    Ishmael Zamora (Houston/Alief Elsik) picked up an offer from Texas on Tuesday afternoon, his 10th overall. However, the big wide receiver will be taking his talents to another Big 12 program. Zamora said he committed to Baylor on Tuesday evening a...

    Blog | May 21, 2013
  7. Huge B1G offer for Texas RB Avery

    Damon Sayles

    Corey Avery (Dallas/Carter) isn't the most boisterous or most flamboyant athlete. In fact, when he's on the field, he seems to be all business. Sometimes, not being the most vocal can result in the "sleeper" title. For months Avery was considered ...

    Blog | May 06, 2013
  8. UNLV, others courting NFL WR's son

    Damon Sayles

    When you have the bloodlines of defensive back J.R. Reed (Plano, Texas/Prestonwood Christian), everybody expects great things from you. Reed is the son of former Minnesota Vikings standout receiver Jake Reed, who had nearly 7,000 receiving yards and ...

    Blog | March 14, 2013
  9. New 2014 TCU commit gets high praise

    Damon Sayles

    TCU picked up its second commitment of the 2014 recruiting class Sunday afternoon -- a speedy cornerback to go alongside its first commit, a durable wide receiver. Nick Foster (Fort Worth, Texas/Keller Fossil Ridge) verbally committed to the Horne...

    Blog | February 04, 2013
  10. Texas CB talks La. Tech commitment

    Damon Sayles

    Allen (Texas) had one of the most underrated -- yet most dangerous -- secondary tandems in Texas this past season. That success helped Allen capture the Texas Class 5A Division I state championship last month. Louisiana Tech saw potential in one of t...

    Blog | January 21, 2013
  11. Tulsa an early leader for Ray Crockett

    Damon Sayles

    Cornerback Ray Crockett (Southlake, Texas/Carroll) has the name recognition. His father, also named Ray, played 14 years in the NFL and won two Super Bowl titles with the Denver Broncos. So like most players with NFL fathers, Crockett was tested b...

    Blog | December 26, 2012
  12. 2014 Brandon Simmons talks UW offer

    Damon Sayles

    2014 safety Brandon Simmons (Arlington, Texas/Mansfield Timberview) has more than 30 offers for a reason. The ESPN Watch List athlete is considered one of the elite defensive backs of his class, and ultimately, he will have his pick of where he atten...

    Blog | November 28, 2012
  13. Punter Shane Tripucka accepts Under Armour All-America Game jerse...

    Damon Sayles

    Allen (Texas) High School punter Shane Tripucka is the latest from his family to receive athletic accolades after being named an Under Armour All-American.

    Story | Conversation | November 01, 2012
  14. Tray Jones impresses at UNT camp

    Damon Sayles

    For someone participating in his first camp, rising senior cornerback Tray Jones (Mesquite, Texas/West Mesquite) definitely made an impact at the Friday Night Lights camp at the University of North Texas. Jones impressed the UNT coaches with back-...

    Blog | July 28, 2012
  15. Ricky Seals-Jones focused on all the right things

    Damon Sayles

    Ricky Seals-Jones, the No. 1 WR in the country, is just a 17-year-old kid, but after he decommitted from Texas, he was forced to deal with things most kids never have to, including death threats.

    Story | Conversation | July 10, 2012
  16. McKinney: If DL coach stays, it's KU

    Damon Sayles

    Turner Gill is no longer the head football coach at Kansas, but Ty McKinney (Athens, Texas/Trinity Valley Community College) has made one thing clear after giving a verbal commitment to play for the Jayhawks. Keep Buddy Wyatt, keep Ty McKinney. ...

    Blog | November 30, 2011