Tuesday’s vote marked the first time that Texas and Texas A&M both were ranked in the top 16 nationally in the final AP poll since 1998. That season was marked by the Aggies’ lone Big 12 championship and Ricky Williams winning the Heisman Trophy in Mack Brown’s first season in Austin.
Vince Young, a legendary All-American quarterback for Texas, was named Monday to the College Football Hall of Fame.
In a moment that even upstaged a pre-game mascot skirmish, Texas quarterback Sam Ehlinger served notice to the rest of college football.
The credentialed member of the Texas A&M sideline, who was involved in a fight with LSU director of player development Kevin Faulk Saturday night in College Station, has reportedly been identified as head coach Jimbo Fisher’s nephew Cole Fisher.
The Texas Longhorns are headed to the Big 12 title game for the first time since 2009.
Arkansas defensive backs Ryan Pulley and Kamren Curl will end a rather ignominius season for the Razorbacks by sitting out their game Friday at Missouri.
Dez Bryant is set to join the soaring New Orleans Saints on a one-year contract.
YEKATERINBURG, Russia (AP) – Sweden dominated Mexico 3-0 to move on to the World Cup knockout round, and thanks to South Korea, Mexico will also advance.