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Daily Round Up: Please Put The T Back In Texas

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Rick Barnes' offense was just too much for West Virginia. [USA Today]

Coach Strong is making nice with the local media. [KXANFox]

Charlie Strong has a new motto. [FanSided]

The football team needs a strong defense. [isports web]

The Cactus Cafe celebrated its 35th birthday last Friday. [KHOU]

Big 12

Art Briles thinks the new defensive substitution rule is insane. [Our Daily Bears]

Are the Pokes having a spring football game? [Cowboys Ride For Free]

Which freshmen made the biggest impact last football season? [ESPN]

The Mountaineers have a new defensive coordinator. [Charleston Daily Mail]

The old Southwest Conference made Marcus Smart's action seem relatively minor. [Dallas Morning News]

Open Range

College football coaches are not happy with the proposed NCAA rule changes, and one in particular. [SI]

86% of NFL players are ok with a gay teammate. [SI]

UAB understands team loyalty. [SB Nation]

Westboro Baptist Church does not care for Michael Sam's declaration. [KSDK]

Mike Leach's lawsuit is still on. [Lubbock Avalanche-Journal]

The messages between Jonathan Martin and his parents are heart breaking. [Deadspin]

The Agricultural and Mechanical Department

ESTABLISHMENT OF UNIVERSITY; AGRICULTURAL AND MECHANICAL DEPARTMENT. The legislature shall as soon as practicable establish, organize and provide for the maintenance, support and direction of a University of the first class, to be located by a vote of the people of this State, and styled, "The University of Texas," for the promotion of literature, and the arts and sciences, including an Agricultural, and Mechanical department. - Texas Constitution

You wanted the SEC, Aggies, you got it. Kevin Sumlin believes his recruits are receiving threats on social media. [Jim Rome]

Sumlin suggests the two coaches behind the defense sub rule might have had an agenda. [Dallas Morning News]

The Aggies will not play a spring football game in 2014 or 2015. [Give Me Sport]

Johnny Manziel believes he would lead the Browns to the Super Bowl. [Yahoo Sports]