The Southeastern Conference's recent domination of three-straight BCS championships could be stretched if favored Alabama beats Texas Thursday night, Tim Gayle of the Montgomery Advertiser reports.
Sporting News’ Dave Curtis said that if Texas' offense is one-dimensional in favor of the passing attack against Alabama, it won’t necessarily hurt the team.
The long break from the end of the regular season to Thursday’s Citi BCS title game could work in Texas’ favor, the New York Daily News’ Dick Weiss writes.
Pete Fiutak of the College Football News is predicting a big game for Colt McCoy and a 23-19 upset victory for the Longhorns.
Des Moines Register reader Chuck Davis wonders if the bowl system is too watered down after the Insight Bowl’s matchup between 6-6 teams Iowa State and Minnesota.
Texas walk-on wide receiver and New York native C.A. Vergari has learned about the art of hunting doves with Colt McCoy, Lenn Robbins of the New York Post reports.
Wide receiver prospect Kenny Bell spurned his hometown Colorado Buffaloes for a recruiting offer from Nebraska, the Boulder Daily Camera’s Joshua Lindenstein reports.
Peter Bean of Burnt Orange Nation opines why Texas will upset Alabama.
Officials arranging the banquet in Omaha next week to honor Outland Trophy winner Ndamukong Suh are expecting an overflow crowd, Rich Kaipust of the Omaha World-Herald reports.
Ron Matejko of KTAR.com suggests that the Arizona Cardinals should consider hiring Mike Leach.
Texas Tech has contacted Baylor to interview Art Briles about the Red Raiders’ vacant coaching position, the Waco Tribune-Herald’s John Werner reports. The biggest sticking point could be a $4 million buyout in Briles’ contract.
Texas officials are telling the Austin American-Statesman’s Kirk Bohls they expect Mack Brown to continue coaching for three more years -- a timeframe that satisfies Will Muschamp.
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