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Bevo’s Daily Roundup: Texas officials also explored move to ACC, Big Ten

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Plus: Another Longhorn bring home an Olympic medal

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Before the Texas Longhorns eventually landed on joining the SEC, 247Sports reports that university officials explored the possibility of going to the ACC and Big Ten conferences.

WHAT THE WISE MEN ARE SAYING ABOUT THE LONGHORNS

Austin American-Statesman: Texas, OU will leave Big 12 sooner rather than later

Austin American-Statesman: Mike Gundy says ‘don’t worry about OSU’ in conference realignment

Dallas Morning News: ‘I kind of feel sorry for the SEC’: Senate voices displeasure with Texas, OU during hearing

Inside Texas: An aspect of the move to the SEC people aren’t talking enough about

Inside Texas: Round Ball in the Bible Belt: A brave new SEC world

ICYMI IN BURNT ORANGE NATION

Bob Bowlsby: Big 12 and ESPN back away from last week’s brinksmanship as Texas Senate holds hearing

UT president Jay Hartzell offers official SEC move narrative to Texas Senate amidst silliness

Podcast: Texas accepts an invite to the SEC and offensive line preview

RECRUITING ROUNDUP

247Sports: Four-star corner Jaylon Guilbeau still considering Texas following decommitment

247Sports: Aaron Bryant talks Texas with decision looming

247Sports: Bryce Anderson recaps Texas trip, looks forward to seeing Longhorns in fall

247Sports: Five-star Omari Abor recaps weekend Texas visit

Inside Texas: Texas targets and commits in the On300

Inside Texas: JTEN: Top recruiting targets talk UT/SEC news post-event

BIG 12 BREAKDOWN

Our Daily Bears: Player Spotlight: Josh Fleeks

The Smoking Musket: Zen and the art of conference realignment

The Smoking Musket: Noel Devine headlines 2021 WVU Sports Hall of Fame class

WHAT WE’RE READING

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SB Nation: Kirk Cousins is unvaccinated, on the Covid list, and the Vikings are paying the price

SB Nation: Climbing legend Adam Ondra is ready to conquer the Olympic games

NEWS ACROSS THE FORTY ACRES AND BEYOND

  • Texas’ Gabby Thomas just won a bronze medal at the Olympics.
  • CBS Sports has Texas ranked No. 19 in its Preseason Top 25.