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Jonathan Tjarks

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An award-winning freelance writer who has worked with the Dallas Morning News, the Austin American Statesman and Talking Points Memo, Jonathan Tjarks wanted to be an NBA player growing up. But he stopped growing at 6'5, so he became a writer instead.

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TCU vs. Texas 2012: TV info, game time and spread

The Frogs are taking Texas A&M's place as the Longhorns opponent on Thanksgiving this season.

2012 NFL schedule: Texans playing on Thanksgiving

Houston gets its chance on the national stage on Thursday, when they travel to Detroit to play the early Thanksgiving game.

Bearkats are already Southland conference champs

The Aggies aren't just facing any FCS program on Saturday; they're facing one of the top FCS programs in the country.

Houston will play in the 'Big East West'

The Cougars will see lots of familiar faces in their new conference.

Rice vs. Tulane final: Owls win 49-47

After nearly coughing up a double-digit half-time lead, Rice escaped New Orleans with a 49-47 win on Saturday.

Alabama vs. LSU: TV schedule, game time and more

Nick Saban returns to Baton Rouge on Saturday to resume what has become the biggest rivalry in college football.

Five-star forward Jarrell Martin commits to LSU

First-year coach Johnny Jones made a huge splash on Thursday, as the Bayou Bengals won a national recruiting battle for the 6'9 220 forward, a native of Louisiana.

Aggies want to limit Johnny Manziel's turnovers

As great as Johnny Football has been for Texas A&M, the coaching staff needs the freshman QB to be a little more careful with the ball.

College Football Schedule: LSU has week off

It's an underwhelming slate of games for area teams this weekend, as all eyes look towards the latest edition of the Game of the Century in Baton Rouge on Nov. 3.

NFL Power Rankings: Texans stay in Top 3

A blowout loss to the Packers on national TV didn't squander all of the goodwill generated by Houston's fast start to the season, as the Texans are still considered among the NFL's elite.

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