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Familiar names favored in Big 12, SEC and national college basketball...

Familiar names favored in Big 12, SEC and national college basketball He stiff-armed all inquiries until Texas called. The Longhorns parted ways with Rick Barnes, who was getting Texas into the NCAA Tournament regularly but not having much success there with two victories in the last five appearances. Barnes wasn't going … Read more on Kansas City Star (blog) My Story: A Longhorn Portrait of Sandie Raines As Sandie Raines tells it, she just wasn't very good at volleyball or basketball or really any contact sport. But maybe that's just because those sports aren't played in her element, which is in the outdoors, surrounded by nature, with little more than … Read more on TexasSports.com Lady Longhorns fall to Fort Sumner in four sets Melrose (19-4) and Fort Sumner (13-11) have never met in a state championship match, but the schools separated by just 35 miles have a combined 10 state titles and 20 appearances. Though Fort Sumner has fared better in volleyball historically — six … Read more on Quay County...

The Best College Basketball Teams in 2015-16 from A-Z...

The Best College Basketball Teams in 2015-16 from A-Z The Kansas Jayhawks should be one of the country's five best college basketball teams for the 2015-16 season, but they're only the second-best school beginning with the letter "K." With the start of the season merely a fortnight away, we're offering up … Read more on Bleacher Report Tyrone Swoopes Rewarded for His Perseverance Tyrone Swoopes could have mailed it in after losing the starting quarterback job. Instead, he has reinvented himself. Tyrone Swoopes is a quiet, unassuming guy. He didn't show much emotion in 2014 when he slogged through a challenging 6-7 campaign. Read more on Hook ‘Em Headlines Vince Young talks Texas QB battle between Swoopes and Heard The Longhorns went 13-0, Young won the Maxwell Award as the nation's best player, finished second in the Heisman Trophy voting and gave perhaps the greatest championship game performance in college football history during Texas' unforgettable 41-38 … Read more on 247Sports Nike Locks Down the Longhorns Since 2000, we have seen the Swoosh on the burnt orange sideline. Nike is burnt in the memories of the Texas faithful. Nike was Vince Young racing to the pylon to beat USC and win the National Championship. Nike was Kevin Durant showing the world he … Read more on SportsBlog.com...

1965 Ncaa College Football Season

College Football has long been a popular American sport. We now have a system in which teams are ranked by the press and a computer to determine who should play in the National Championship game. This has not been the case forever. The league used to depend on a number of polls that would determine the rankings of different teams and who would be the National Champions. This was the case in 1965. In that season the AP Poll was the most popular of each of them and they would award the AP Trophy to the team that would win the polls at the end of the season. Like today, there was also a poll called the Coaches Poll in which the coaches would vote to determine what teams in the nation were the best. In 1965 there were 121 teams. Those teams were voted on for the AP Poll by 55 different sportswriters. Unlike today, where the writers tell who their favorite 25 teams are, in those days they would just give their 10 best teams. The season featured a number of solid teams that would win the hearts of many people in America. Entering the season the Nebraska Cornhuskers were the number 1 teams in the nation. They would experience a season in which they would start the season out as the top team, and they would go on to win every game during the regular season....

Forde-Yard Dash: College football's most overpaid, underpaid coaches...

Forde-Yard Dash: College football's most overpaid, underpaid coaches The Longhorns have found every way to lose this season: inept offense against Notre Dame, which led to the demotion of Strong's co-offensive coordinators; and leaky defense and the above special-teams calamity against California. But at least the … Read more on Yahoo Sports Shane Buechele Texas's long-awaited answer at QB? Recruiting Roundup On Texas's fifth offensive play in the 2010 BCS National Championship Game against Alabama, Longhorns quarterback Colt McCoy rolled left and, after declining to flip the ball to running back Tre' Newton, dashed toward a thicket of 300-plus-pound men … Read more on...

College Football Predictions Espn – Preview College Football Picks That Will Affect the 2010 National Championship on Saturday...

College Football Predictions Espn When it comes to making college football picks, keep in mind that everything old is new again. Or what goes around comes around. Or you can’t teach an old dog new tricks. Okay, maybe that last doesn’t quite work, but the point is that some longtime college football powers will meet up this weekend with the outcomes possibly going a long way toward determining this year’s national champion. Snatching the national spotlight going into the weekend is Miami’s trip to Ohio State, a reprise of the 2003 Fiesta Bowl – a game won by the Buckeyes to earn them a BCS Championship. In the years since, both schools have seen quite a bit of change, but have both returned to national prominence. This Hurricanes team isn’t quite as loaded as the squad from last decade that sent Willis McGahee, Andre Johnson and Antrel Rolle – among others – to the NFL. But Randy Shannon’s team does feature a talented, even if young, defensive line that has shown an early ability to get after the quarterback. That group will be tested against Ohio State quarterback Terrelle Pryor. Now in his third season leading the Buckeye offense, no less than a championship is expected from Pryor. Oh, and a Heisman Trophy might be nice as well. If the four guys up front for the ‘Canes can’t slow him down, it’s going to be a long day at...