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Football News For Scouts From Spurs Academy...

Youth Academy Football Scouting. Goalless at half-time, the lads remained patient and finally broke the deadlock on the hour when emergency striker Nathan Byrne (pictured) converted from Paul McBride’s cross. Jessie Waller-Lassen clinched the 2-0 victory when he was picked out by youth footballer Tom Carroll and finished with 10 minutes remaining. “It was an interesting game and a good test for the lads,” reported coach Alex Inglethorpe. “Ipswich were very difficult to break down and that left us with two problems. The first was how we’d manage the counter-attack because it was likely that would happen and they looked like they could cause us problems if we left ourselves too open. “The second was how to break them down because they were strong through the middle of the pitch. “It took time but in the end we solved the problem and that was very pleasing. “Kudus Oyenuga had a one-on-one chance in the first half and we had other opportunities, nothing too clear-cut and they hit the woodwork with a counter-attack. It was even in terms of chances even though we’d dominated possession. “The thinking at half-time was that we needed to create more two-versus-one opportunities wide and our first goal on the hour came when Sam Cox, playing at left back, got forward and fed in Paul McBride and Nathan Byrne finished really well from six yards. “We looked in control and on 80 minutes we doubled...

Longhorns need DT help to keep from having depth, talent issues...

Longhorns need DT help to keep from having depth, talent issues With the six-year anniversary of Texas' 37-21 loss to Alabama in the 2010 BCS championship having occurred this past week, I used part of my most recent Scattershooting column to explore the underappreciation directed at the 2009 Longhorns. The gist … Read more on 247Sports 4-star LB Jeffrey McCulloch looking at Texas coaching stability, QB depth chart The Fighting Irish would appear to be the stronger contender there due to the combination of academics and recent football success, so that could be the out-of-state school most likely to land his services in early February. In fact, the most recent … Read more on Burnt Orange Nation Longhorns make offer to Westlake linebacker Levi Jones On Tuesday, Westlake junior linebacker Levi Jones tweeted that he had received a scholarship offer from the Longhorns. Designated a three-star recruit by 247Sports, the 6-foot-3-inch, 215-pound Jones also has reportedly received offers from East … Read more on Austin...

Longhorns win away from silencing doubters...

Longhorns win away from silencing doubters If football fans were impressed with what George Ranch did during the regular season they must be shaking their heads in disbelief about what the Longhorns are doing in the playoffs. George Ranch dominated most of its opponents in non-district and … Read more on Chron.com Texas Football: 5 Best Moments for the Longhorns in the Chancellor's Spurs Game In lieu of a matchup with Texas A&M, the 4-6 Longhorns will host Texas Tech in the 19th iteration of the Battle for the Chancellor's Spurs. Since 1996, the Horns have won the matchup 15 times, including the last six in a row. The biggest moment in the … Read more on Bleacher Report 2015 DI Women's Volleyball: Longhorns survive Gators 2015 DI Women's Volleyball: Longhorns survive Gators. Texas was pushed to five sets, and then converted on its third match point in the fifth set, to survive Florida's upset bid, 3-2, and advance to the national semifinals. Dec. 12, 2015 (1:26) … Read more on...

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...

Sources: UT QB Case McCoy, LB Hicks suspended, sent home from Alamo Bowl …...

Sources: UT QB Case McCoy, LB Hicks suspended, sent home from Alamo Bowl … SAN ANTONIO – Texas backup quarterback Case McCoy and injured linebacker Jordan Hicks were suspended and sent home a day before Saturday's Valero Alamo Bowl against Oregon State. The suspensions of the two juniors came a few hours after a report by San … Read more on Dallas Morning News...