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Texas Longhorn Links for May 13, 2014

Here at Hook’em Headlines, we compile the best Texas news from around the internet every weekday morning. Here are your daily links for Monday, May 13.

Horns land commitment from 4* PRO QB Zach Gentry – Burnt Orange Nation

Zach Gentry is both literally huge (6-7, 230 lbs.) and huge for Texas’ recruiting (the first quarterback from the 2015 class to commit. There’s considerable uncertainty at the position currently, but by 2015 the QB recruits should know how long they’ll have to wait for their turn at the controls.

NCAA motion denied by judge in O’Bannon case – College Football Talk

The NCAA has a few more bullets left to fire in the pre-trial motion phase, but they’re running out of ways to legally defend their definition of amateurism.

2014 NFL Draft By Conference: The Big 12 Is Awful – Barking Carnival

Despite Texas produced zero draft picks this year, the Big 12 still finished within the top five along with the other four power conferences. The problem is the Big 12 produced nearly half the amount of the conference ranked directly ahead of it, the Big Ten.

Big 12 recruiting scorecard – ESPN

According to ESPN, Texas ranks in the bottom three in the Big 12. The good news is the Zach Gentry commitment had not yet factored in, so the Longhorns will likely rise a few spots next time.

Two offers out, but visitor news? – Burnt Orange Nation

You don’t need my preview. Just go read Wescott Ebert’s story.

Jason Hirschhorn serves as Editor-in-Chief for FanSided’s Texas Longhorns blog, Hook ‘em Headlines. He also covers the Green Bay Packers for SB Nation’s Acme Packing Company. His work has previously appeared on Beats Per Minute, Lombardi Ave, and College Hoops Net.
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