It took a high profile prisoner swap, of which is sure to cause a calamity of debate in the coming days, but Baylor Bears alum Brittney Griner is coming home after she was arrested earlier this year on possession of marijuana charges while playing overseas in Russia.
For more on Griner’s release, check out NBC News.
WHAT THE WISE MEN ARE SAYING ABOUT THE LONGHORNS
Austin American-Statesman: Eggleston, Skinner leading Texas into NCAA volleyball’s Sweet 16 round
Austin American-Statesman: Can Texas’ Bijan Robinson outrun Corum, Brown for Doak Walker Award?
Dallas Morning News: 3 takeaways from Texas’ loss to Illinois: Longhorns blow a 10-point lead, fall in OT
247Sports: Morning Brew: Five things we learned in No. 2 Texas’ 85-78 loss to No. 17 Illinois
247Sports: 2023 Transfer Portal: Former Texas QB Hudson Card will be highly-coveted
247Sports: The Insider (Part 1): Football team updates as bowl practices set to begin
Inside Texas: Where should Hudson Card go next?
Inside Texas: Texas DL Keondre Coburn accepts invitation to 2023 East-West Shrine Bowl
Inside Texas: Notes on Steve Sarkisian’s travels, transfer portal strategy, and more
ICYMI IN BURNT ORANGE NATION
247Sports: Mike at Night: The latest on new Texas TE offer Ka’Morreun Pimpton
247Sports: Where to find Texas commits in action this weekend
247Sports: WATCH: Connor Stroh shows physical ability in senior film
Inside Texas: Texas Longhorns’ Thursday recruiting intel
Inside Texas: Texas commit to make important visit before Signing Day
BIG 12 BREAKDOWN
Dallas Morning News: How former Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby helped expand CFP, saved college football
Our Daily Bears: Baylor gets hard fought 80-57 win over Tarleton
Viva the Matadors: Bradford Jr., Hutchings returning to anchor the middle of Tech’s defense
The Smoking Musket: Bob Huggins shows support for West Virginia’s new director of athletics
WHAT WE’RE READING
SB Nation: Brittney Griner’s prisoner exchange wasn’t a sports trade
SB Nation: Lonzo Ball is broken, and the Bulls are, too
SB Nation: Four tactical matchups that will decide the 2022 World Cup quarterfinals
NEWS ACROSS LONGHORN NATION AND BEYOND
- Big day for Texas volleyball.