Author: Greg Huchingson

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Greg Huchingson is a 27-year veteran of the newspaper industry. He has covered most of the major sporting events in Texas, and will focus on the Dallas Cowboys and Texas A&M Aggies. He can be reached by email at Huch@Lonestarsoftball.com

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Texas A&M head coach Jimbo Fisher reeled in the top recruiting class in the naion last spring. In fact, it was labeled the top ranked class of all-time (or at least since  they have been tracking recruiting). When that heralded group took the field for the first time with the A&M varsity last Saturday night, it was wide receiver Evan Stewart who stood out most of all. Stewart caught five passes for 57 yards, including an impressive out-of-bounds toe drag for his first catch in the 31-0 Aggie win. Stewart came in and started as a true freshman Receiving woes…

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Texas A&M senior captain Ainias Smith was arrested early Wednesday morning in College Station. Smith was speeding at 70 mph down Univeersity Drive near the Northgate bar area after 2 a.m., which led to him being pulled over by Texas A&M University Police. Field sobriety tests led to the DWI charge, and a search of Smith’s car led police to find a loaded handgun and a rolled marijuana cigarette. Smith was set for SEC Media Days Thursday Smith was scheduled to be one of three Aggie players to appear on behalf of Texqs A&M at the SEC Media Days on…

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It appears Jerry jones could finally get his man. The Dallas Cowboys are presumed to be the favorite to land Sean Payton as their next head football coach. Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald reported that an anonymous source close to Sean Payton announced what it would take to get the 58-year-old back to the sidelines. Those factors are good weather, a team ready to win now and total control over player personnel decisions. Dak Prescott is solid starting quarterback “Having a good quarterback would be helpful, but that isn’t the No. 1 or No. 2 factor,” accoring to…

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Dallas Cowboys owner/general manager Jerry Jones has proven to be one of the most generous owners in sports over his 33 years. But his chinsey ways of recent may be prohibiting his beloved Cowboys from making another run at a Super Bowl. Jerry Jones has written big checks in the past Jones has written some of the biggest checks in the NFL. Running  back Ezekiel Elliott signed a six-year, $90 million deal, with $50 million fully guaranteed. Quarterback Dak Prescott played his first four years under his rookie contract. That was peanuts compared to other NFL starting quarterbacks. Dallas placed…

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The Cleveland Browns released an allbatross from around their necks when they unloaded quarterback Baker Mayfield to the Carolina Panthers. The deal was first reported by CBS Sports NFL Insider Jonathan Jones. Carolina sent a conditional fifth-round pick to Cleveland for Mayfield. The Panthers are responsible for just $5 million of Mayfield’s $18.5 million salary. Mayfield agreed to a $3.5 million base salary pay cut and Cleveland agreed to pay $10 of Mayfields salary. There are incentives in the new contract that would allow Mayfield to earn most of the $3.5 million back. That would be based on performance. In…

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As the Deshaun Watson suspension saga churns toward the finish line, the two sides appear to be far apart. Reports have leaked that the NFL is looking to conclude its investigation and render a decision soon. The league is eyeing a “significant suspension”, while the NFL Players Association is gearing up for a goal-line stand. Deshaun Watson’s Career Watson played sparsely as a rookie, but went on to become one of the most prolific quarterbacks in the NFL over the next three seasons, throwing for 14,539 yards and 104 touchdowns against only 36 interceptions. The team a 21-10 record in…

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