Longhorns' Acho brothers don’t fit Texas prep mold

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AUSTIN, Texas — In Texas, which annually produces many of the top high school players in the country, private schools are considered the shallow end of the talent pool.
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Zac Robinson is chasing top gun status at OSU

Sports | Updated: Sat, Aug 29, 2009 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

STILLWATER — Quarterback Mike Gundy’s status could fall this football season. But if it does, coach Mike Gundy’s status will rise.
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Debunking the mystery of BYU

Sports | Updated: Mon, Aug 31, 2009 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

Next weekend, fans of Oklahoma and Brigham Young will congregate outside Cowboys Stadium for tailgate parties, with one discernible difference.
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Big meeting put Sooner offensive line on same page

Sports | Updated: Tue, Sep 1, 2009 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

NORMAN — On a late night in early July, they gathered. Seniors Brian Simmons and Trent Williams sent out the call: meet at Williams’ house.
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