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Daily Longhorn football history: The 1977 season

The Texas football program dates back to 1893. Each day, we look at a little piece of Longhorn history. We’re starting by looking at each Longhorn football season.  Where to start with the 1977 season, truly one of the greatest, drama-filled and one-of-kind seasons in Texas football history. We’ll start … Read More

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Daily Longhorn football history: The 1976 season

The Texas football program dates back to 1893. Each day, we look at a little piece of Longhorn history. We’re starting by looking at each Longhorn football season.  Darrell Royal is the greatest head football coach to ever lead the Longhorns, and first-year coach Tom Herman will have to do … Read More

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Daily Longhorn football history: The 1975 season

The Texas football program dates back to 1893. Each day, we look at a little piece of Longhorn history. We’re starting by looking at each Longhorn football season.  The 1975 season is the final 10-win season of Darrell Royal’s career. A legend already heading into his 19th season at Texas, … Read More

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Daily Longhorn football history: The 1974 season

The Texas football program dates back to 1893. Each day, we look at a little piece of Longhorn history. We’re starting by looking at each Longhorn football season.  Oklahoma coach Barry Switzer called Earl Campbell the greatest high school football recruit ever, he added that Campbell could have skipped college … Read More

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Daily Longhorn football history: The 1973 season

The Texas football program dates back to 1893. Each day, we look at a little piece of Longhorn history. We’re starting by looking at each Longhorn football season.  The 1973 Longhorns featured breakout 1972 star Roosevelt Leaks as a junior and sophomore quarterback Marty Akins. But also Raymond Clayborn, who … Read More

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Daily Longhorn football history: The 1972 season

The Texas football program dates back to 1893. Each day, we look at a little piece of Longhorn history. We’re starting by looking at each Longhorn football season.  The 1972 season saw a major change for Darrell Royal’s coaching staff. Innovated co-offensive coordinator Emory Bellard left Texas to do something … Read More

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Shane Buechele lands on 2017 Davey O’Brien watch list

A day after Texas coach Tom Herman was non-committal on who his 2017 starting quarterback will be, sophomore quarterback Shane Buechele was named as one of 30 quarterbacks on the 2017 Davey O’Brien Award watch list, given annually to the best quarterback. Buechele broke a handful of freshman quarterback records … Read More

Pete Thamel gives two reasons why Charlie Strong could do better at South Florida than Texas

A few things one can take away from former Sports Illustrated turned Yahoo Sports reporter Pete Thamel’s latest post about Charlie Strong: The coach was tired of watching the Jerry Springer Show … reportedly. The others? Charlie Strong is more likely to score more points next season than he was … Read More

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Daily Longhorn football history: The 1971 season

The Texas football program dates back to 1893. Each day, we look at a little piece of Longhorn history. We’re starting by looking at each Longhorn football season.  For three seasons few college football programs have been as good — ever– than Texas was in 1968, 1969 and 1970. In … Read More

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RECAP: Day 2 of Big 12 Media Day; Coach Tom Herman talks Texas’ upcoming season

Day two of Big 12 Media Day will include first-year Texas football coach Tom Herman taking questions from reporters in Frisco, Texas. Herman and Texas will be the first of five coaches to speak Tuesday, and will be followed by West Virginia, Baylor, Kansas State and Oklahoma State. Read More

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Daily Longhorn football history: The 1970 season

The Texas football program dates back to 1893. Each day, we look at a little piece of Longhorn history. We’re starting by looking at each Longhorn football season.  Of the four national championships Texas has won, the 1970 title is the most dubious of the bunch and comes with a … Read More

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Malik Jefferson named to 2017 Butkus award watch list

For the second year in a row, Texas linebacker Malik Jefferson is on the Dick Butkus Award watch list. The junior linebacker is already on the Chuck Bednarik and the Bronko Nagurski award watch lists. Jefferson, the standout … Read More

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Social reaction: Bowlsby, coaches take questions during Big 12 Media Day on Monday

Monday marks the start of Big 12 Media Day. Here’s what some of the Austin American-Statesman reporters and others captured during the today’s press conferences. Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby:  Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby rolling to the podium. State of the Union is upcoming. Read More

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WATCH: Vince Young and Ricky Williams chat, Colt McCoy saves the day in new Tiff’s Treats ads

Tiff’s Treats, an Austin-based cookie delivery company that was created by University of Texas graduates, will be heading to a Godzillatron near you this fall with a pair of commercials featuring three of the biggest stars in Texas football history. In one spot, Vince Young and … Read More

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Daily Longhorn football history: The 1969 season

The Texas football program dates back to 1893. Each day, we look at a little piece of Longhorn history. We’re starting by looking at each Longhorn football season.  In the debate of greatest Longhorn seasons ever, there are truly only three seasons that can be debated: 1963, 1969 and 2005. Read More

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Daily Longhorn football history: The 1968 season

The Texas football program dates back to 1893. Each day, we look at a little piece of Longhorn history. We’re starting by looking at each Longhorn football season.  Texas is back! After three straight four-loss seasons and one bowl appearance, Texas’ mini rebuild following the terrific 1963 and 1964 seasons … Read More

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Daily Longhorn football history: The 1967 season

The Texas football program dates back to 1893. Each day, we look at a little piece of Longhorn history. We’re starting by looking at each Longhorn football season.  Texas returned to the Associated Press poll in 1967, landing at No. 4. It was the seventh top-five preseason ranking for Texas … Read More

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Daily Longhorn football history: The 1966 season

The Texas football program dates back to 1893. Each day, we look at a little piece of Longhorn history. We’re starting by looking at each Longhorn football season.  For the first time since 1957, Darrell Royal’s first season, Texas began the 1966 season unranked. And for the first since 1956, … Read More