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  1. Nate Boyer: Seattle Seahawks Offer 34-Year-Old Former Green Beret A Free Agent ContractRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2015 | The Daily Caller

    When he showed up to walk-on tryouts as a 30-year-old freshman, the former Green Beret and staff sergeant in the Texas National Guard immediately impressed then-head coach Mac Brown. Boyer's military temperament and hard-nosed work ethic quickly earned him a spot on the team, but after starting the last three seasons as the Longhorns long snapper, he's ready to take on a new challenge.

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  2. The Philadelphia Eagles Select Linebacker Jordan Hicks in the Third Round.Read the original story

    May 1, 2015 | Sports Media 101

    Eagles 101 provides 24/7 obsessive sports coverage of the Philadelphia Eagles as a part of Sports Media 101 . For news, op/ed, game reviews, team updates and even rumors you will find all of it on Eagles 101.

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  3. Ex-Green Beret, 34, Gets Chance to Play for Seattle SeahawksRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2015 | News Max

    A former Green Beret who came back from tours in Iraq and Afghanistan to become a long-snapper for the University of Texas football team has been offered a chance to make a NFL squad, USA Today reports. Nate Boyer, who says his military journey helped to focus his life, was offered the opportunity by the Seattle Seahawks on Saturday after walking on to the Longhorns football team at age 29 and learning his position on the field, having never competed in the sport in his life.

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  4. Ohio State basketball: Seton Hall graduate transfer Sterling Gibbs visiting Buckeyes, per reportRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2015 | Cleveland.com

    Seton Hall graduate transfer guard Sterling Gibbs will visit the Buckeyes on Thursday according to a report from CBSSports.com's Jon Rothstein. He was originally scheduled to be the first of two transfer visitors this week, with Washington guard Nigel Williams-Goss reportedly set to visit the Buckeyes this weekend.

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  5. Seton Hall transfer Sterling Gibbs to visit Pittsburgh, Ohio State, per reportRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2015 | NJ.com

    A couple of potential landing spots have already emerged for junior guard Sterling Gibbs, who is transferring from Seton Hall after spending the past two seasons playing in South Orange. Seton Hall transfer Sterling Gibbs told @CBSSports that in addition to visiting Pitt on Tuesday, he will also visit Ohio State on Thursday.

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  6. Several Longhorns to find new homes in NFL draftRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 | Daily Texan

    While no Longhorns were drafted in the 2014 NFL draft, the one-year drought is likely to end this weekend. Texas has five prospects who are projected to hear their names called at the draft, including defensive tackle Malcom Brown, linebacker Jordan Hicks, cornerback Quandre Diggs, defensive end Cedric Reed and running back Malcolm Brown.

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  7. 2015 NFL Draft: Texas WR John Harris scouting reportRead the original story

    Apr 29, 2015 | Burnt Orange Nation

    Out of the rotation following a disappointing junior season that included a failed transition to tight end, the former four-star prospect considered quitting or transferring to Texas Tech in an effort to become the next Jace Amaro . Instead, he re-committed himself to the Texas program under the new coaching staff, dropped to 218 pounds from 225 pounds, and built on the connection he established with quarterback Tyrone Swoopes on the scout team in 2013.

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  8. 2015 NFL Draft: Texas TE Geoff Swaim scouting reportRead the original story

    Apr 28, 2015 | Burnt Orange Nation

    An increased role in the passing game never happened for Texas Longhorns tight end Geoff Swaim in 2014, as he caught only 10 passes for 70 yards and a touchdown, but he continued his excellent efforts as a blocker. The junior college transfer from Butte CC in California was a blue-collar worker in the run game over his two seasons in Austin, consistently putting his hat on defenders when working as an in-line tight end or as a move blocker from the H-back or fullback position.

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  9. Sterling Gibbs Set To Transfer From Seton Hall Amid Season Of DissensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 | Double G Sports

    Last season the Seton Hall Pirates began the year 12-2 and were ranked in the Top 25 after defeating previously undefeated Villanova. In the middle of their dream season, the roof fell in on the Pirates as they went through a major conference swoon and ended a once promising season 16-15 with a 6-12 record in the Big East.

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  10. Sterling Gibbs leaving Seton HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | Sporting News

    The 6-2, 185-pound senior guard is transferring out of Kevin Willard's program after two seasons, according to multiple reports . He will be immediately eligible to play elsewhere as a fifth-year senior, Seton Hall confirmed on Tuesday afternoon.

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  11. Sterling Gibbs to transfer from Seton Hall, eligible immediatelyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | MSNBC

    Sterling Gibbs will be transferring out of Seton Hall and will be eligible immediately should he receive a graduate transfer waiver from the NCAA. He'll immediately become one of the nation's most sought-after graduate transfers.

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  12. Report: Sterling Gibbs transferring from Seton HallRead the original story

    Apr 28, 2015 | Big East Coast Bias

    The All-Big East guard is fleeing South Orange for presumably greener pastures according to a report from Alex Kline. The news broke on Tuesday afternoon that the Pirate guard, who arrived at The Hall after being at Texas for the 2011-12 season, is fleeing South Orange.

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  13. Texas Football: 2015 NFL Draft Tracker, Analysis and ResultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | BleacherReport

    The Texas Longhorns are rebuilding under Charlie Strong, but the legendary football program will still see a handful of its alumni selected in the 2015 NFL draft. Defensive tackle Malcom Brown could be a top-20 pick, while Quandre Diggs and Jordan Hicks are Day 3 possibilities.

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  14. 2015 NFL Draft: Texas LB Jordan Hicks scouting reportRead the original story

    Apr 27, 2015 | Burnt Orange Nation

    Season-ending injuries in 2012 and 2013 earned the former five-star prospect a reputation as an injury-prone player, concerns he won't be able to totally allay until he takes the field in the uniform of the NFL team that drafts him and shows that he can stay healthy through the brutal 16-game schedule. Under new head coach Charlie Strong, Hicks finally capitalized on his significant potential as a senior, recording 147 tackles, 13 tackles for loss, and two interceptions.

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  15. Texas Football: NFL Draft Projections for Every Former LonghornRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | BleacherReport

    Nearly a dozen Texas Longhorns are hoping to hear their names called in this week's NFL draft. Not all will be selected, but the Horns' draft success will be greatly improved from a year ago.

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  16. Isaiah Taylor coming back to TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2015 | KXAN-TV Austin

    "I will be coming back to work on my game and be a part of the new era of Texas Basketball," Taylor said." Despite missing 10 games early in the season, Taylor still led the Longhorns in scoring, assists, steals and minutes played.

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  17. Texas point guard Isaiah Taylor returning for junior seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2015 | MSNBC

    Shaka Smart's first season at Texas received a nice boost late Saturday, as the player who will run the show has decided to return to the 40 Acres for his junior season. Isaiah Taylor announced on social media that he's decided to return to Texas , and his return gives Smart a point guard who has the speed and skill needed to run his system on both ends of the floor.

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  18. Texas PG Isaiah Taylor will return for junior seasonRead the original story

    Apr 25, 2015 | Burnt Orange Nation

    Perhaps the most important recruiting efforts for Texas Longhorns head coach Shaka Smart to impact the 2015-16 season paid off when point guard Isaiah Taylor announced that he will return for his junior season on Saturday, hours ahead of the noon Sunday deadline to declare for the 2015 NBA Draft : Glad to be a Longhorn ! Feels good. Looking to get this new era started.

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  19. Is Jonathan Holmes an NBA-Caliber Player?Read the original story

    Apr 25, 2015 | Burnt Orange Nation

    It's hard for someone like myself, who has followed and admired Holmes' career dating back to his days at Antonian Prep High School in San Antonio, to say Holmes couldn't compete at the pro level. But the harsh reality is not everyone is cut out for competing at the highest levela not by a long shot, but for a few reasons, I believe the former Longhorn is worthy of a roster spot somewhere in the league.

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  20. Overaged and Undersized, a Green Beret and College Walk-on Takes a Shot at the NFLRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2015 | Gilmer Mirror

    Nate Boyer wants to keep playing football. The former deep snapper for the Texas Longhorns knows the odds are long.

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