Zach Austin was thrown into the fire for Texas Tech and responded with a team-high eight receptions and a touchdown against Baylor.
Cowboys, Dez still eyeing Week 7 return
Owner Jerry Jones told 105.3 The Fan on Tuesday that Week 7 vs. the Giants continues to be the Cowboys' target date for WR Dez Bryant's return from a broken foot. Bryant hasn't played since a Week 1 win vs. the Giants.
Asked how Greg Hardy is fitting in with the Cowboys, coach Jason Garrett said, "we're all a work in progress" and that the defensive end is "trying to be the right kind of guy."
Luper not losing many battles
RBs coach Curtis Luper gives TCU's staff some juice on the recruiting trail. He's beating the blue-blood Big 12 schools in the living room, and rivals are taking notice. Where does Luper rank among the nation's top recruiters? Find out here (Insider)
Texas is a big underdog against Oklahoma, but underdogs have been especially ferocious in the rivalry.
Five questions for Rangers-Jays series
Tim Kurkjian leads with the most daunting task for Texas' pitching staff: "Can anyone slow down the Toronto offense?" Four more Q's
Adam Rittenberg, Brad Edwards & Ivan Maisel discuss the impact of Myles Jack's decision to turn pro, debate the importance of brands in CFB and chat with Tom Luginbill.
"It makes me a phenomenal player in practice," Greg Hardy said of trying to get around Tyron Smith, "and hopefully it carries over this weekend."
Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer
According to the Austin American-Statesman, roughly 2,400 tickets on the Texas side of the Cotton Bowl remain unsold for Saturday's Red River Showdown.
Dallas is depending on infamously unreliable Samuel Dalembert, who is in the process of his annual preseason tradition of trying to get in shape.
Cowboys coach Jason Garrett isn't revealing many details about how much DE Greg Hardy and LB Rolando McClain will play this week.
Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer
Cowboys LB Rolando McClain is on the practice field for the first time since last season ended. He's expected to play Sunday against New England but can be be a full time contributor?
Opposing teams will note where Greg Hardy lines up and give him extra attention, which should mean a better pass rush for the Dallas Cowboys.
Is Dez Bryant the NFL's toughest cover?
The Cowboys' top wideout is hurt right now, but when on the field, he's a nightmare to cover one-on-one. Do Matt Bowen and Louis Riddick think Bryant is the league's best? Ten toughest to cover (Insider)
Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer
Mavs first-round pick Justin Anderson had an underwhelming line in his preseason debut: one point, one rebound, no assists in 22 minutes. "It's jumping in to the deep end when you come out of college and go in to your first NBA game and you have to start against starting-caliber players," coach Rick Carlisle said. "He learned a lot tonight."
Jason Garrett believes all of the Cowboys' opponents should be nameless and faceless. But what about one of the greatest QBs of all time?
Matthews misses the top 100
Mavericks newcomer Wesley Matthews made the cut for our most recent edition of player rankings. He may be disappointed to see just how close he was to making the top 100. #NBArank: 101-110