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Bevo’s Daily Roundup: Big 12 alum among those selected in USFL Draft’s initial rounds

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Plus: Texas sports tonight – let’s goooooo

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: NOV 17 Texas Tech at Kansas State Photo by Scott Winters/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

There’s more football these days. Like soccer, erm, the other football, it’s almost year round.

Thanks to the rebooted USFL, of course.

In the upstart league’s initial rounds last night – they’re drafting each round by position group – several Big 12 Conference alums were among those who had their names called.

That includes former Oklahoma State Cowboys defensive end Michael Scott, now of the Tampa Bay Bandits, and Kolin Hill, a former Texas Tech Red Raiders edge rusher who was picked up by the New Jersey Generals in round three, consisting of defensive end types.

WHAT THE WISE MEN ARE SAYING ABOUT THE LONGHORNS

Austin American-Statesman: With Shay Holle in the starting lineup, No. 11 Texas takes off

Austin American-Statesman: Texas honors Tommy Harmon, other former baseball greats

Austin American-Statesman: Bohls: If anyone deserves to be ranked higher than No. 1, it’s Texas

Austin American-Statesman: Beard: Texas guard Marcus Carr planning for bounce-back game vs. TCU

Dallas Morning News: Texas DB outlook for 2022: Who will fill Josh Thompson’s shoes at CB?

247Sports: The Brew: Kicking and punting, strengths for Texas in 2021, will be question marks in 2022

247Sports: Toughness among one of the many perks Quinn Ewers brings to Texas

247Sports: Riley Dodge weighs in on Quinn Ewers arm strength, film study habits

Inside Texas: 6 Texas Longhorns who need to spring-board into the fall

Inside Texas: Texas vs. TCU: Five things to watch

Inside Texas: Some intel on new QC analyst Joey Thomas

Inside Texas: Marcus Carr and the Texas engine

ICYMI IN BURNT ORANGE NATION

No. 20 Texas hosts TCU in penultimate home game

No. 1 Texas crushes Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, 12-0

RECRUITING ROUNDUP

247Sports: Four-star defensive back Braxton Myers talks visits

247Sports: Five-star wide receiver Jalen Brown planning Texas visit this spring

247Sports: Four-star CB Jordan Matthews discusses interest in Texas, relationship with Terry Joseph

Inside Texas: 2023 On3 Consensus No. 15 Matayo Uiagalelei dishes on recruiting, Texas

BIG 12 BREAKDOWN

Viva the Matadors: Red Raiders looking to avenge loss from almost two weeks ago against the Sooners

Frogs O’ War: TCU 11, Stephen F. Austin 1: Frogs log Lumberjacks

Frogs O’ War: TCU DE Khari Coleman transfers to Ole Miss

Crimson and Cream Machine: Oklahoma blown out at No. 9 Texas Tech, 66-42

Cowboys Ride For Free: Baylor rallies for overtime win at Oklahoma State

Wide Right & Natty Lite: Iowa State lands PWO commitment from Kansas City TE

Wide Right & Natty Lite: Iowa State bracketology update

Bring On The Cats: Final: Kansas 102, K-State 83

WHAT WE’RE READING

SB Nation: 49ers in Five: Tim Kawakami predicts a Jimmy Garoppolo trade this week

SB Nation: UConn’s Danny Hurley drew the softest ejection of the college basketball season

SB Nation: Trading for Kirk Cousins would be a legendarily awful move for the Panthers

LONGHORN NEWS AND THE SLATE AHEAD

  • No. 1 Texas baseball takes on Texas A&M Corpus Christi in game two of two tonight at 4pm Central.