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Here's how Week 5 of Big 12 football action will shake out. #Big12 #Big12Football
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It's no longer 1998. Time for less baby kissing and more football.
<p>When Mack Brown arrived at the University of Texas in 1998, he was handed a struggling program and given responsibility to not only improve the football side, but to also be the public face of a program in need of some serious public relations patches. Brown has succeeded since in being this public face, making [...]</p>
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Plenty of blowouts on the slate this weekend for Big 12 teams, but a few games are worth a watch, especially those in Lubbock and Austin.
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I'd love to read the articles, but I don't even bother, because the load time is so long.  If I'm really interested, I will wait it out, but it's irritating.

Just I thought I'd mention my experience of your site.  Rant seems to have social media marketing scheme.  Very good marketing model I'd like to see replicated in other industries.
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<p>As any football fan knows, ball control is of the essence to ensure a chance to be competitive, especially if your opponent is better on paper and on the field. Apparently this memo didn’t make it to Bobby Petrino’s Western Kentucky Hilltoppers, as they have set a new mark for offensive infamy in the first [...]</p>
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Pacing, pacing, pacing. Texas must establish the pace early to get the notorious BYU crowd out of it, and be only the 6th team in the last 46 tries to escape from Provo with a win. #hookem   #texaslonghorns   #texasfootball  
<p>  The Texas Longhorns take a trip to Provo, Utah this weekend to take on the BYU Cougars in Week 2 of the 2013 college football season. Fresh off a 56-7 thrashing of the New Mexico State Aggies in Austin, Texas will face a substantially tougher opponent in BYU who will have a chip on [...]</p>
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DIRECTIONALLY CHALLENGED NY POST FAILURED #tarheelnation   #gamecocks  
<p>I’ll readily admit that I’m not a geography wizard. In most instances, I can tell you where states lie within the Continental 48 of the United States. Most of us are probably aware of the differences between North and South, and that those two directions are polar opposites. Correct? Well, apparently this isn’t true of [...]</p>
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This one isn't rocket science. The Badgers establish the run and they're golden. If not, it could be a long evening. #OnWisconsin   #GoBucks   #Big10   #PregameRant  
<p>  For the last time until 2016, the Wisconsin Badgers and Ohio State Buckeyes will square off in a Big Ten Conference match-up in the regular season. Starting with 2014, the divisional alignment in the Big Ten switches from the current Legends and Leaders format which has the Badgers and Buckeyes in the same division, [...]</p>
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Knock em off Badgers.  Help the Aggies.
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And the dominoes begin to fall... allegedly... #hookem   #hookemhorns   #texaslonghorns   #texasfootball  
<p>According to a well-known source focused on Texas Longhorns sports, long-time Texas Longhorns Athletic Director DeLoss Dodds will step down at the end of the calendar year. Dodds will move into a consultative role in the athletic department and serve the university in what has been described as a “significant half-time role.” A great deal [...]</p>
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Apparently replacing one inept coordinator, with another equally inept coordinator makes sense on the Forty Acres. #specialmath   #hookem   #texaslonghorns   #texasfootball  
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Have you reconsidered in light of recent results?
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The Pistol-based "Diamond Formation" provides Major Applewhite with an intriguing option, a way to force the hand of opposing defensive coordinators due to the variety of talent on the field. #hookem   #texasfootball   #texaslonghorns  
<p>  With the rise of the Pistol formation as the next biggest thing in college football, plenty of teams have been happy to adopt it due to the variety of options, and the ability of offensive coordinators to use it both to force the run by putting 8-9 guys in the offensive box and also, [...]</p>
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True freshmen rarely start at QB for Big 12 programs, much less walk-on true freshmen. Can Baker Mayfield handle the pressure? #wreckem   #gunsup   #texastech  
<p>Lake Travis Cavaliers head football coach Hank Carter has built a reputation in Central Texas — and throughout the Lone Star State, for that matter — for developing first-tier, Division I talent at his powerhouse high school program in the affluent suburbs west of Austin. Over the past few years, several Cavaliers have made their [...]</p>
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The Big 12 Conference promises to be full of twists and turns in 2013. There certainly won't be any shortage of interesting storylines.
<p>It’s hard to think of a time when there is as much parity as there will be in the Big 12 Conference during the 2013 college football season. With many teams losing their starting quarterbacks and important positional battles happening all over the conference, there’s a little more uncertainty this season than there has been [...]</p>
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