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Bevo’s Daily Roundup: Preseason Big 12 poll picks Texas men’s basketball at second, ahead of Baylor

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Plus: Former Baylor QB Charlie Brewer in transfer portal

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The Texas Longhorns men’s basketball team has been picked to finish second in the 2021-2022 season in the latest Preseason Big 12 poll, behind the Kansas Jayhawks (no. 1) and ahead of the reigning national champions, the Baylor Bears (No. 3.) Coming in at fourth in the pool is new hire head coach Chris Beard’s former program, the Texas Tech Red Raiders.

WHAT THE WISE MEN ARE SAYING ABOUT THE LONGHORNS

Austin American-Statesman: Bastrop product Alfred Collins moving into starting role at Texas

Austin American-Statesman: Texas’ athletic department recently did something no one saw coming

Austin American-Statesman: Bijan Robinson shares recruiting advice ahead of big weekend at Texas

Dallas Morning News: Moments of poor tackling, defense becoming a Longhorn tradition UT wants to correct vs. Oklahoma St.

Associated Press: Xavier Worthy the new Longhorn challenge for No. 12 Oklahoma State

247Sports: Horns247 Staff Predictions: Texas vs. Oklahoma State

247Sports: Morning Brew: Is Texas’ defense playing physical enough - and who are the leaders?

Inside Texas: Tale of the Tape: Oklahoma State

Inside Texas: Grand Statistics: Robinson, Worthy could both record 1,000-yard seasons

ICYMI IN BURNT ORANGE NATION

Previewing No. 25 Texas vs. No. 12 Oklahoma State: Cowboys feature an elite defense

Cowboys Ride for Free Q&A: What Spencer Sanders shows up against Texas?

BON Roundtable: Texas, again, eyeing a bounce-back win vs. Oklahoma State

Steve Sarkisian expects Texas WR Jordan Whittington to miss remainder of regular season

Why Texas shook up the OL after the Oklahoma game

Arch Manning’s visit raises stakes in Texas vs. Oklahoma State game

Longhorn football commits in action, Oct. 14-16

RECRUITING ROUNDUP

247Sports: Visit Preview: Texas gears up for biggest visit weekend of the season

247Sports: Mike at Night: The latest on the Texas push for a five-star offensive lineman

247Sports: The State of Recruiting: Monster weekend on deck for Texas

Inside Texas: Humidor: Recruits visiting Texas for Oklahoma State

Inside Texas: Evan Stewart visiting Texas for massive recruiting weekend

IBIG 12 BREAKDOWN

Our Daily Bears: Baylor homecoming and the BYU game

Our Daily Bears: Baylor basketball picked third in Preseason Big 12 Poll

Viva the Matadors: Sarodorick Thompson one of the only bright spots in Saturdays loss

Frogs O’ War: Play to your strengths: Horned Frogs need to take control on offense vs. Oklahoma

Crimson and Cream Machine: Oklahoma Football: Two quarterbacks are better than one

Cowboys Ride For Free: Examining the Red River Showdown to determine OSU’s best chance at beating Texas

Wide Right & Natty Lite: 2021 Game VI: Iowa State vs Kansas State football game preview

Wide Right & Natty Lite: Iowa State receives votes in Preseason Poll

Bring On The Cats: Kansas State Defense: In need of a closer

WHAT WE’RE READING

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SB Nation: Dodgers pitching dominant in NLDS win over the Giants

SB Nation: Kevin Durant ‘not mad’ about Kyrie Irving’s decision, wants to focus on what’s ahead

NEWS ACROSS THE FORTY ACRES AND BEYOND

  • Former Baylor Bears quarterback Charlie Brewer is in the transfer portal after leaving the Utah Utes program, where he transferred to during the most recent offseason. Context: