Texas track star Jonathan Jones is a ‘little different from this generation of millennials’

Technically, Texas freshman Jonathan Jones isn’t a millennial — at 20 years old, he’s a certified member of Gen Z — but head track and field coach Edrick Floreal’s age-based analysis of his 400-meter dash protégé still applies. “He completely submits to the plan,” Floreal said. Read More

Texas’ Teahna Daniels on her surprise USATF 100-meter title: ‘I don’t have any more chances’

At the NCAA outdoor championships in June, Texas senior Teahna Daniels watched an opportunity slip away. Nervous to rise to the occasion on her home track at Myers Stadium, Daniels hesitated in the blocks of the 100 final. One lane over, LSU freshman … Read More

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Olympic silver medalist Leo Manzano retires from track and field

Austin’s hometown running hero Leo Manzano has retired from professional track and field. The 34-year-old middle-distance runner, who won silver in the 2012 Olympic 1500m, was a national champion and nine-time All-American for the University of Texas and, before that, a nine-time state champion at Marble Falls High School just … Read More

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Teahna Daniels wins U.S. 100m title, 12 Longhorns qualify for World Championships

University of Texas graduate Teahna Daniels was the surprise winner of the 100 meters this past Friday at the USATF Outdoor Championships and is one of 12 Longhorns who qualified to compete at the IAAF World Championships this fall. After placing just fourth at the NCAA Championships in Austin last … Read More