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WN staff: Five things we learned, including Lions, wolves and Longhorns

Updated: August 17, 2012, 8:44 AM ET
By Tom VanHaaren and Chantel Jennings | WolverineNation
Every week, WolverineNation writers Tom VanHaaren and Chantel Jennings will rack their brains for five interesting things they've learned over the past seven days. They promise nothing except that it will range from ridiculous to serious. And for the most part they'll try to stay away from funnel cakes and fruit pizza and keep it mainly to football recruiting. No promises though.

TThe focus this week on Lions, Wolves and Longhorns, oh my: