• To land 4-star TE Mustapha Muhammad, Texas must win
    Burnt Orange Nation

    To land 4-star TE Mustapha Muhammad, Texas must win

    During a tremendously stacked weekend in which the Texas Longhorns hosted upwards of 90 prospects for junior days, four-star Ridge Point tight end Mustapha Muhammad was among the very best in attendance. A key target at a key position, the Houston-area prospect was a surprise visitor, and a significant one as Tom Herman was able to get Muhammad on campus for the first time during his tenure. The visit came after Muhammad unofficially visited Oklahoma State earlier this month and Clemson in late January. “I enjoyed myself at all 3 schools,” Muhammad told Burnt Orange Nation. “They were all really good visits that I don't regret taking.” While on the Forty Acres, Muhammad said he was able to talk

  • Witnesses to his baseball legend make the case for Tim Tebow
    New York Post

    Witnesses to his baseball legend make the case for Tim Tebow

    PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — There was a time when Tim Tebow could really hit — and not just on the football field. Back in 2005, when he was a junior outfielder here at Nease High School, just north of St. Augustine, the hulking Tebow came to the plate in the District 7-4A championship game to lead off seventh inning against archrival St. Augustine in the Nation’s Oldest City. Nease trailed, 2-1. Tebow had scored the Panthers’ first run in the second. On the mound stood sophomore right-hander Brian Beach, who was 6-0 and pitching a terrific game. The count moved to 1-1. Tebow was looking for a curveball to drive. Beach picks up the story. “He was a tough out for sure,” Beach told The Post. “A left-handed

  • 10 things to know about Jaylon Smith, including his old Burger King job, the cars he gave his parents
    SportsDay

    10 things to know about Jaylon Smith, including his old Burger King job, the cars he gave his parents

    Here are 10 things you might not know about the Dallas Cowboys' second round pick linebacker Jaylon Smith. 1. He also played running back in high school Smith actually started off as a defensive end in his high school career. In addition to playing DE and linebacker at Bishop Luers High School in Indiana, Smith was also his team's running back. He was key to the school's dominance on the gridiron. He led his school to four straight 2A title victories and ran for more than 1,200 yards his senior season. His final game was a 150-yard, three-touchdown performance to seal the title. 2. No. 1 LB in the nation Despite all of his success at running back, Smith was ranked the No. 1 linebacker in the