Texas Longhorns make their way into the stadium against Iowa State Cyclones during the first half of a NCAA college football game, Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016 at Darrell K. Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium/Jamail Field, Austin, Texas. RICARDO B. BRAZZIELL/AMERICAN-STATESMAN

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Craig Way thanks Texas fans on return to broadcast booth

Posted October 15th, 2016

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Longtime Texas play-by-play announcer Craig Way returned to the booth with a heavy heart to call Saturday’s game between the Longhorns and Iowa State.

Way, whose wife Laurie passed away from cancer the night after the Oklahoma game, thanked Texas fans for their support.

Way missed the Red River Rivalry game to be at his wife’s bedside, and tweeted early Sunday morning that she had passed. His voice has been a staple of Texas radio broadcasts since 1992, and has been the team’s play-by-play voice since 2001.

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