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Photo: Brendan Maloney-US PRESSWIRE AUSTIN, TEXAS By Greg Couch, Fox Sports Let’s address this right off: The buzz about Mack Brown is that he has gotten old. He is out of touch. The times are moving so fast, that even though Brown had Texas in the national championship game in January of 2010, the richest, biggest college football program in America isn’t relevant anymore. So that’s why it’s so strange when Brown tells you he feels like a first-year coach all over again. He talks fast, talks about fun, and about the challenge of redefining his comfort zone. He has changed just about everything. He checks his cell for Tweets. There is a serious disconnect here between Brown and his critics. I’m siding with Brown, and think the Longhorns will be good again. . .now and in the future. If his critics don’t think so, and have something they’d like to talk with him about, they can just ask, as long as they sign their names. He has a stack of blank note cards on the desk in his massive off...

Texas QB David Ash Blasts Johnny Manziel For Offseason Issues

Johnny Manziel grew up wishing to be the quarterback of the Texas Longhorns. Now, that figure that he once wanted to be is lashing out at him. Today, when speaking to the media, Texas quarterback David Ash was asked about Johnny Manziel. He started off by just saying the right things: But then he couldn’t help but take a jab at Johnny: It’s definitely fair criticism of Manziel...

Texas Longhorns QB Has a Thing or Two to Say About Johnny Manziel (and it's nice)

This is one of those things that old school fans and media types have been waiting for--leader of the Longhorns (quarterback David Ash) talking about the leader of the Aggies (quarterback Johnny Manziel--in case you weren't sure). It's one of those situations where it is hard to imagine it going well due to the long history between the two programs. If you listen to...

Longhorns say F Papapetrou turns pro in Greece

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- The talent drain from the Texas men's basketball program continues. The Longhorns confirmed Tuesday that sophomore forward Ioannis (yoh-AH'-nihs) Papapetrou (pah-pah-PEH'-troh) has signed with Greek professional club Olympiacos. Olympiacos says it signed Papapetrou to a five-year contract. In a statement, Longhorns coach Rick Barnes said the teams...

Greek club says it has signed Texas F Papapetrou

Greek professional basketball club Olympiacos says it has signed Texas forward Ioannis Papapetrou to a five-year contract. Olympiacos announced the deal on the team website Tuesday. A Texas spokesman declined comment and said Longhorns coach Rick Barnes was trying to reach Papapetrou. Papapetrou is an Athens native who would have been Texas' top returning scorer next season...

#82 Texas Longhorns: College Basketball 111 in 111

Welcome to The Sports Bank’s fourth annual college basketball season preview series where we break 111 teams in the 111 days leading up to the opening tip-off of the 2013-2014 season.  We will rank the 84 power conference teams (including the new Big East and American Athletic Conferences) and top 27 mid-majors in reverse power ranking order.  We’ll break down rosters...

Longhorns' Papapetrou turns pro

The talent drain from the Texas men's basketball program continues. The Longhorns confirmed Tuesday that sophomore forward Ioannis Papapetrou has signed with Greek professional club Olympiacos. Olympiacos says it signed Papapetrou to a five-year contract. In a statement, Longhorns coach Rick Barnes said the teams and its fans ''need to be happy for Papi and his family...

Ioannis Papapetrou Signs in Europe

Texas was already going to be in trouble this season. They have had to deal with Sheldon McLellan transferring to Miami and Julien Lewis transferring to Fresno State, losing Myck Kabongo to the NBA Draft, and in the process losing the three best players off a team that was pretty bad to begin with, finishing 7th in the 10 team Big 12. Now Texas is losing Sophomore to be Ioannis...

Sources: Olympiacos Signs Ioannis Papapetrou

Olympiacos BC has signed Ioannis Papapetrou to a five-year deal worth approximately $2 million, according to sources with knowledge of the deal. Papapetrou averaged 8.3 points and 4.4 rebounds as a freshman for the Texas Longhorns last season. Papapetrou recently played for the Greek national team at the U-20 European Championships.

JUCO transfer finally sees practice field again.

The third week of the Desmond Harrison eligibility saga started with a bang on Tuesday as multiple reports emerged from that the Texas Longhorns junior college transfer is back at practice with the team. The news comes on the heels of a report early Tuesday from Orangebloods that Texas received positive feedback from the NCAA in the matter. If you haven’t heard the story thus...

Papapetrou Signs With Olympiacos

Texas forward Ioannis Papapetrou shocked the Longhorn basketball program on Tuesday when he signed with Greek power Olympiacos, just one day before he was set to report back to Austin.

Mack Brown: I'm not going to be fired

Many people have called for Longhorns head coach Mack Brown' job over the past few years. After Colt McCoy went down in the National Championship game in 2010, the program hasn't been the same. Heading into this season, Brown has ranked at the top of many lists of coaches in the hot seat. But Mack Brown will not be fired. Why the confidence, because the man said it in...

Longhorns Ash sympathizes with rival Manziel

It was bound to happen. With a storied history as the Aggies vs. the Longhorns, it's only natural that starting quarterback of the University of Texas at Austin would be asked about the starting quarterback of their instate rival. But in this case, one part of that statement happens to be Johnny Manziel. And in this current times, everybody has an opinion about Johnny Football...

ORB Position Preview 2013 – Cornerbacks

Crystal Logiudice / USA TODAY Sports Hello, Rebel Nation! From now until the start of football season. We will be breaking down each Ole Miss Rebel position. We will cover a brief profile of each player, to let you get to know each Rebel, and then cover impact players of the position. We hope you enjoy! Hotty Toddy! Over the years, the cornerback position has been one of the weakest...
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