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2017 Schedule
5-7, 6th in Big 12
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3dMitch Sherman

Who will be Big 12's 1,000-yard rushers in 2017?

Five of eight Big 12 players who had 1,000-yard rushing seasons last year are back in 2017. We take a look at who can repeat and who might join them.

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4dJake Trotter

Who will lead Big 12 in sacks in 2017?

Two of the Big 12's top pass-rushers reside in the Sunflower State in Kansas' Dorance Armstrong Jr. and Kansas State's Reggie Walker.

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5dTom VanHaaren

These new assistants already tearing up recruiting

Texas has been one of the hottest recruiters this spring and summer. That's thanks to Todd Orlando, among others on the staff. He is just one of several new assistants already making a mark with their new teams.

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76 Days until the first Thursday of College Football season. In 2008, Texas's Colt McCoy completed 76.7% of his passes for an entire season (332-of-433), setting the FBS record (min. 150 attempts).

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10dJake Trotter

Schedule analysis: Texas Longhorns

Texas looks to have a tough schedule, especially in the first seven weeks, with four games versus foes that could potentially be ranked in the top 15.

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Who is the future coach on each Top 25 team?

Mitch Sherman believes that an improving asset in the Longhorns' defense is the current Texas player most likely to don a headset when his playing days come to a close.

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11dGerry Hamilton

DE Tatum flips to Oklahoma from Texas

Ron Tatum becomes the first commit of the Lincoln Riley era as the head coach of the Oklahoma Sooners.

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ESPN 300 defensive end Ron Tatum tweeted on Monday that he is flipping his commitment from Texas to Oklahoma. The No. 77 ranked prospect had been committed to the Longhorns since April, but is now headed to the in-state Sooners. The move is only days after Bob Stoops announced his retirement from Oklahoma with offensive coordinator Lincoln Riley taking over.

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Who's the next Jabrill Peppers?

With a full season at wide receiver, Jerrod Heard should be able to finally blossom and show off his versatility as an offensive weapon for the Longhorns.

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16dMark Schlabach

Big 12's best rivalry is under new management

It's been 70 years since the Red River Rivalry featured new head coaches on each sideline. Oklahoma and Texas are taking a big gamble on a pair of wunderkind coaches, one the Big 12 hopes pays off.

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Class Rankings: Texas jumps seven spots

The Longhorns are the hottest team on the recruiting trail. Tom Herman recently secured commitments from a trio of ESPN 300 defenders.

Tom VanHaaren ESPN Staff Writer 

Texas landed ESPN 300 safety B.J. Foster, the No. 36 ranked prospect overall, on Monday. Foster gives the Longhorns 10 ESPN 300 commitments in the 2018 class, which is the third most in the country behind Miami and Ohio State, who each have 12. This is also the fourth ESPN 300 commit in the last week for coach Tom Herman and his staff.

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19dGerry Hamilton

No. 43-ranked prospect Adeoye to Texas

Ayodele Adeoye, the No. 43-ranked prospect in the class of 2018 and top-ranked prospect in Missouri, committed to Texas.

Tom VanHaaren ESPN Staff Writer 

Texas landed a commitment from ESPN 300 linebacker Ayodele Adeoye on Sunday. The No. 43 ranked prospect gives the Longhorns five commitments ranked in the top 100 of the ESPN 300. That is one more than the staff landed in the entire 2017 class. It also gives coach Tom Herman 10 total ESPN 300 commitments, which is the most in the Big 12.

Mitch Sherman ESPN Staff Writer 

Texas has confirmed that it granted a scholarship release to linebacker Erick Fowler, an ESPN 300 signee from the Class of 2016. Fowler played in nine games for the Longhorns as a true freshman last fall. He intends to transfer.

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