Ace Whitehead (Texas photo)


Rogers: With quick exit, an uncertain future lies ahead for Pierce, Texas


COLLEGE STATION, Texas — As David Pierce and Texas sophomore first baseman Ace Whitehead sat in the interview room after Sunday’s loss to Louisiana, there were obviously questions about the game—what went wrong against the Cajuns and what happened in certain situations.

More importantly, there were questions about the future of the Texas program as it turned the page in the history books on the Big 12 Conference and prepares for the move to the even more rugged Southeastern Conference in 2025.

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