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Scaife, Tight Ends Highlight First Practice

Scaife in Holiday Bowl form (Jeff Gross/Getty)

Said it before and I&#146;ll say it again: I feel it in my Burnt Orange bones that Texas&#146; tight ends are going to come up big against Oklahoma. That&#146;s why the refreshing play of Texas&#146; bevy of TEs, especially that of fifth-year senior <B>Bo Scaife</B>, was a welcomed respite in the triple digit heat at Denius Field on the first practice day of the 2003 season.

Sophomore TE David Thomas, the leading receiver in April’s spring game, drew applause with his diving, opposite-shoulder grab of a Chance Mock pass. FB/TE Brock Edwards collected a Mock pass on the west sideline and sprinted virtually untouched toward the north end zone. But it was Scaife who drew the biggest ovation (not to mention a couple of gasps) when he went airborne to register a towering...

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