Longhorns' Acho brothers don’t fit Texas prep mold

Sports | Updated: Wed, Sep 9, 2009 | Comment on this article Leave a comment
Texas defensive end Sam Acho, right, defends as Louisiana-Monroe quarterback Trey Revell pitches out during first-quarter action Saturday. AP Photo

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
Barring injury, OSU quarterback Zac Robinson will break most of Mike Gundy's passing records this season. AP Archive Photo

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
Jim McMahon attended BYU and played quarterback for the Cougars. AP Archive Photo

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
OU tackle Trent Williams took being called the Sooners’ weak link personally. AP photo

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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