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Saints Select Texas Safety Vaccaro In First Round

AP | BRETT MARTEL | Posted 06.26.2013 | Sports

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — When Texas safety Kenny Vaccaro visited with the New Orleans Saints in the lead up to the NFL draft, and talked with new defens...

Looking Ahead: 5 Surprise Teams For 2013

National Football Post | Posted 01.15.2013 | Sports

Dave Miller, National Football Post Notre Dame exceeded expectations this past season, going from an unranked program to No. 1 in the country after...

Texas Rallies To Stun No. Oregon State

AP | PAUL J. WEBER | Posted 02.28.2013 | Sports

SAN ANTONIO (Associated Press) — David Ash wasn't sure he would start the Alamo Bowl. No one will remember after the way he finished Texas' rocky se...

Teams Desperate For A Bowl Win

Posted 12.29.2012 | Sports

By Dave Miller, National Football Post With the 2012-13 college football postseason in full swing, let's take a look at some programs that can use ...

Diary of a College Football Player -- Week 15: Burying the Hatchet

Nate Leonard | Posted 02.02.2013 | Sports
Nate Leonard

We finished 8-4 in just our second year of existence. This program is for real and we are here to stay. However, 8-4 won't be good enough next year and we are taking that mentality into the offseason. It's time, once again, to prepare 353 days for 12 Saturdays on the gridiron.

Longhorns Embrace Short Travel To Face Oregon State In Alamo Bowl

AP | By JEFF LATZKE | Posted 02.01.2013 | Sports

Texas will make a short postseason trip this year to face No. 15 Oregon State in the Alamo Bowl. The Longhorns (8-4) will need only to ...

Texas A&M Makes SEC Mark in More Than Just Football

Uloop | Posted 01.29.2013 | College

It took me half a week to calm down and really understand, realize, and be able to explain in detail exactly what this means for Texas A&M, our football team, and for Aggie athletics in general.

Diary of a College Football Player -- Week 14: All Eyes on Family

Nate Leonard | Posted 01.27.2013 | Sports
Nate Leonard

This game wasn't just about another tally in the win column or years of bragging rights. This game was about the seniors and the fact that this would be the last time they put on the blue and orange of UTSA.

Diary of a College Football Player -- Week 13: Protect

Nate Leonard | Posted 01.19.2013 | Sports
Nate Leonard

This upcoming Saturday is the last game of the season and the I-35 rivalry game against Texas State. We know what's on the line and we know what our job is.

Diary of a College Football Player -- Week 12: Win One for the Reuster

Nate Leonard | Posted 01.12.2013 | Sports
Nate Leonard

It's easy to sit here and ramble off items in response to what motivates me, but the more important question is what allows me to be motivated. In my case, it's not what, but who.

Texas Pays Tribute To Ex-Football Coach

AP | JIM VERTUNO | Posted 11.10.2012 | Sports

AUSTIN, Texas -- The Texas Longhorns paid tribute to former football coach Darrell Royal during their game against Iowa State on Saturday, honoring th...

Week 11: Band Together

Nate Leonard | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
Nate Leonard

We are fighting for life and the only way we truly live is by winning. I know that if I am going to be alive anymore, it's going to be striving for victory. Not for me, but also for my family. My team.

Diary of a College Football Player -- Week 10: Against the Odds

Nate Leonard | Posted 12.29.2012 | Sports
Nate Leonard

My teammates and I are the one percent of the one percent. We are merely one out of 124 FBS teams and one out the many UTSA ultimately will have. However, right now, we are the team.

Diary of a College Football Player -- Week 9: One Play Away

Nate Leonard | Posted 12.22.2012 | Sports
Nate Leonard

I'm really not one to exalt moral victories, but I can't ask for more than the guy next to me to be able to look me in the eyes and know, without question, that he fought alongside me until the bitter end. That's what a team is made of and that's what Roadrunners are made of.

WATCH: Mother Nature Scores For High School Football Team

Posted 10.16.2012 | Sports

The Guyer Wildcats scored 51 points without any assistance against in-state rivals Nelson Bobcats last Thursday in Denton, Texas. Mother Nature chippe...

Diary of a College Football Player -- Week 8: Believe

Nate Leonard | Posted 12.15.2012 | Sports
Nate Leonard

Bouncing back from adversity is simple, really. All it takes is a network of people who believe and support each other. A team. We take on the San Jose State Spartans this week. They better come prepared because I am part a team that believes.

Red River Washout

AP | JEFF LATZKE | Posted 12.13.2012 | Sports

DALLAS — When Bob Stoops starts to rattle off the scores of the big wins he's brought home for Oklahoma in the Red River Rivalry, they all start...

Texas' Chances in Red River Rivalry Game

Lauren Giudice | Posted 12.12.2012 | Sports
Lauren Giudice

This isn't just another Red River Shootout. Both Texas and Oklahoma have a conference loss heading into the game for the first time since 1997. The team that wins will remain relevant in the Big 12 title race. The other will virtually be eliminated.

Week 7: Dallas in the Rearview

Nate Leonard | Posted 12.08.2012 | Sports
Nate Leonard

I sometimes fell short of attending church on Sundays, but I never fell short of attending games on Friday nights. Football is my religion and Ron Poe Stadium was my sanctuary.

Texas, You Will Not Outscore Geno Smith

AP | JIM VERTUNO | Posted 12.06.2012 | Sports

AUSTIN, Texas — Geno Smith passed for four touchdowns, leading No. 8 West Virginia to another wild shootout win in the Big 12, this time taking ...

WATCH: Boy Banned From Playing Pee Wee Football Because Of Size

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 08.15.2012 | Parents

Elijah Earnheart, 12, has been banned from a Pee Wee football league in Mesquite, Tex. The president of the league said that, at 6-foot-1 and 297 poun...

Tumbleweeds Is a Worthy Successor to Roses

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 09.17.2012 | Books
Jackie K. Cooper

Readable and enjoyable are the two words that best describe Leila Meacham's Tumbleweeds. It is a worthy follow up to Roses, and that is high praise.

Top Recruit Shuns Texas

Posted 05.27.2012 | Sports

By Dave Miller, National Football Post Oregon landed a top running back recruit on Friday, getting a verbal commitment from the rich recruiting gro...

Holiday Bowl: Texas vs. Cal

National Football Post | Posted 12.28.2011 | Sports

The 2011-12 bowl season continues Wednesday night with the Holiday Bowl between Texas and California. The Longhorns are 8-4 in bowl games under hea...

Ponzi Schemer Who Duped NFL Players To Steal $50 Million Faces Sentencing

AP | APRIL CASTRO | Posted 01.04.2012 | Sports

AUSTIN, Texas — The former CEO of a Texas-based investment firm was sentenced to 17 years in prison Friday for a scheme that used former NFL pla...