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2017 Schedule
7-6, 4th in Big 12
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9hAdam Rittenberg

Winners and losers from NFL draft early entries

With potential first-round defensive linemen Christian Wilkins and Clelin Ferrell returning to school, Clemson is the clear winner of the early entry period. How did other contenders fare?

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7dMark Schlabach

Introducing the ESPN All-Bowl team

Not surprisingly, Alabama and Georgia dominate the top performances from bowl season. But they're not the only ones who starred during the postseason.

Sam Khan Jr. ESPN Staff Writer 

Texas got some good news on Tuesday when defensive lineman Charles Omenihu announced he's returning to the Longhorns for his senior season. The 6-7, 280-pound junior -- who recorded 28 tackles, seven for loss and four sacks in 2017 -- considered entering the 2018 NFL draft. He'll a key cog in Todd Orlando's defense once again in 2018.

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8dChris Low

The 10 best college football title games of all time

Vince Young and Texas taking down USC in the 2006 Rose Bowl remains the gold standard, but Alabama's incredible comeback over Georgia enters the top 10. What other classics rank among the best championship battles?

Ryan McGee ESPN Senior Writer 

Great to see Frank Beamer and Mack Brown during pregame. Both were named to the College Football Hall of Fame Monday morning and both are thrilled to be entering the Hall together. Said Brown: "It's been an honor coaching at the same time at Frank. There's a finer man that I could have chosen to share such a special night with.

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Vince Young congratulates Mack Brown on CFB HOF (3:33)
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8dAndrea Adelson

Beamer, Brown among 13 to enter Hall of Fame

Legendary coaches Frank Beamer and Mack Brown have been selected for the College Football Hall of Fame, part of a class of 13 that includes former players Ed Reed, Calvin Johnson and Charles Woodson.

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On this date: Texas rallies for legendary Rose Bowl victory (4:45)
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12dTom VanHaaren

These top recruits will be instant-impact freshmen

Some teams, such as Florida, are in desperate need of a QB, and in steps ESPN 300 Emory Jones, while playoff contenders such as Georgia and Clemson have stars to replace. These freshmen should help.

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13dTom VanHaaren and Gerry Hamilton

Hot board: Under Armour All-America game

Which schools will land pledges from Under Armour All-Americans Anthony Schwartz, Tyreke Smith, Jayson Oweh and Nikolas Bonitto?

Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer 

The Vince Young pylon

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Texas linebacker Malik Jefferson will skip his final season and enter the NFL draft. Jefferson led the Longhorns in total tackles (110) and tackles for loss (10), and tied for the team lead in sacks (4). "It's been a long process and a very difficult decision by leaving my teammates," Jefferson said in a video with The Players Tribune. "They supported me in everything I did, but it's a dream of mine and I appreciate them."

Tom VanHaaren ESPN Staff Writer 

ESPN 300 linebacker Nik Bonitto is announcing his decision at the Under Armour All-America game on January 4. He's down to Oklahoma, Texas and Louisville.

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Texas coach caught mocking Missouri QB (1:07)
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Texas coach mocks Missouri QB's TD dance

Texas coach Tom Herman appeared to mock the touchdown celebration of Missouri quarterback Drew Lock during the Longhorns' Texas Bowl victory Wednesday night.

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Texas finishes season with a W (1:11)
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Coach Herman presented with bowl game trophy (3:11)
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Texas defeats Missouri in the Texas Bowl 33-16 (1:43)
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Longhorns' Dickson finishes strong in last game (1:03)
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Herman: 'I haven't seen a call like that in 20 years of coaching' (0:49)
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Bamba doing it all in freshman season (0:59)
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Midterm football recruiting class grades

The first early signing period is in the books. With almost seven weeks until national signing day, some grades are incomplete, but here's how teams have fared.

Team Stats

Passing Yards258.841st
Rushing Yards139.696th
Points For29.0
Points Against21.731st