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Bevo’s Daily Roundup: Former Baylor coach Art Briles just quit his Texas high school job

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Plus: Welcome back, Josh Thompson

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Former Baylor Bears head coach Art Briles resigned from his position as head coach at 3A Division I Mount Vernon High School yesterday, according to a report from 247Sports.

That means Briles is likely on the move back to college football. One possibility folks have floated out there is Briles replacing Hugh Freeze with the Liberty Eagles if he moves on.

WHAT THE WISE MEN ARE SAYING ABOUT THE LONGHORNS

Austin American-Statesman: COVID-19 keeping Texas athletes, schedule makers on their toes

Austin American-Statesman: With a top-10 finish, Texas’ Kaitlyn Papp earns low-am honors and a U.S. Women’s Open return

Austin American-Statesman: Herman, Del Conte must put 2020 behind them, learn from mistakes

Dallas Morning News: 3 reasons why Texas could be better in 2021: Longhorns return fierce run game

247Sports: Morning Brew: Texas could see a familiar face for bowl game

247Sports: Bijan Robinson galloping into Texas history as a true freshman

247Sports: D’Shawn Jamison emerges as a special return man for Texas

Inside Texas: Top plays of the 2020 season

USA Today: Do the Texas Longhorns have unreasonable expectations?

ICYMI IN BURNT ORANGE NATION

Texas Jack Joseph Ossai declares for the 2021 NFL Draft

Texas CB Josh Thompson announces return for 2021 season

Longhorns in the NFL: Week 14 — Justin Tucker nails 55-yarder to beat Baker Mayfield, Browns

The Longhorn Republic looks at the immediate future

No. 11 Texas hosts Sam Houston State on Wednesday

RECRUITING ROUNDUP

Austin American-Statesman: The Dotted Line: What should Texas fans expect during the early signing period?

Dallas Morning News: 5 Dallas-area early signing day storylines to watch, from Texas’ talented class (so far) to a possible crown jewel for SMU

247Sports: Transfer OL Jarrett Horst talks Texas and other possibilities

247Sports: The Stampede: Everything we’re hearing on the way to signing day

Inside Texas: Ranking the 2021 class

Inside Texas: Inside Scoop: An agent’s take on UT, Scenario 3.5, recruiting ahead of NSD

BIG 12 BREAKDOWN

Frogs O’ War: Three up, three down: Evans and Johnston are those dudes

Frogs O’ War: Desmond Bane is still good at basketball

Frogs O’ War: TCU Basketball player Diante Smith transferring to South Alabama

The Smoking Musket: Darius Stills declares for NFL Draft, will play in bowl game

Wide Righty & Natty Lite: Basketball Preview: We’re talkin’ Kansas State

WHAT WE’RE READING

Banner Society: Bid farewell to the endless summer of FIRE MALZAHN

SB Nation: Keyontae Johnson transported to UF Health, ‘following simple commands’

SB Nation: Did Lamar Jackson run off the field to poop? An investigation.

NEWS ACROSS THE LONGHORN REPUBLIC AND BEYOND

  • Texas cornerback Josh Thompson is returning for the 2021 season.
  • Texas women’s basketball just got bumped up to No. 22 in the latest AP Poll.
  • The folks at the Austin American-Statesman break down the love triangle between head coach Tom Herman, athletic director Chris Del Conte, and the prize himself, Urban Meyer.
Longhorn Confidential

In this week's Longhorn Confidential on Facebook Live, Statesman writers Brian Davis, Kirk Bohls and Cedric Golden discuss the fallout of the Tom Herman decision, the continued departures of Texas players and the possibility of the Horns playing in the Big 12 title game.

Posted by BevoBeat from Hookem.com on Monday, December 14, 2020