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Notes on the coach: Chris Klieman

Brett Hintz December 6, 2020

Winning at smaller programs is often the way up to the top for many prospective head coaches across college football who hope to obtain head coaching status at a Power Five school.  Each opposing...


Notes from the opponent: The Kansas State Collegian

Stephen Wagner December 6, 2020

The Daily Texan spoke with Cameron Bradley, sports editor of The Kansas State Collegian, ahead of this weekend’s matchup between Texas and Kansas State. The Daily Texan: Kansas State got off to...


Head to head history: Here’s the history behind the Texas vs. Kansas State matchup

Nathan Han December 6, 2020

The Longhorns have held the all-time record advantage over every team they’ve played so far this season — that is until they face Kansas State on Saturday. Texas is 10–10 all time...

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Games to watch: Week 14

Brittany Archer December 6, 2020

No. 1 Alabama at LSU  Dec. 5, 7 p.m. CT, CBS This time last year, LSU was on its way to nabbing the national championship and Joe Burrow was atop the Heisman watch list. This year, the Tigers...

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Big 12 power rankings: Week 14

Matthew Boncosky December 6, 2020

1. Iowa State Iowa State has been the biggest story in the Big 12 this year. After losing to Louisiana to begin the season, the Cyclones have won seven of its eight Big 12 games and sit in a firm position...


The ‘Texas standard’ has not existed in a decade

Daniela Perez December 6, 2020

On Monday, reporters asked Texas head coach Tom Herman where he thought the program’s standard should be this season after Friday’s loss to Iowa State ended Big 12 Championship appearance hopes. “I...


Texas football has weight taken off in rout of Kansas State

Myah Taylor December 6, 2020

A swarm of white bolted from the sideline out to the turf and circled around the injury cart where Derek Kerstetter lay vertical with a towel over his head. Another one covered his dislocated ankle and...


13 people, including current, former UT-Austin students, charged with drug trafficking in West Campus

Skye Seipp December 4, 2020

Thirteen people, including current and former UT-Austin students, were arrested by federal, state and local officials Thursday and charged with trafficking fentanyl, LSD and methamphetamine, among other...

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Family ties bring freshman women’s tennis recruit to Texas

Vicente Montalvo December 4, 2020

Peyton Stearns was one of the most sought-after tennis recruits during the 2020 recruiting cycle, but family ties to the University helped lead her to Texas. The freshman hails from Mason, Ohio, but...


Herman not concerned with job security after loss, is ‘full steam ahead’ toward Kansas State

Stephen Wagner December 4, 2020

Tom Herman said he doesn’t have an answer for why Texas fell short to Iowa State for the second-consecutive year last Friday, or why the Longhorns haven’t lived up to their annual expectation...

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UT-Austin students spend Thanksgiving holiday with friends, roommates

Grace Robertson December 4, 2020

This year, Sydney Slocum spent Thanksgiving in her West Campus apartment, eating turkey from Luby’s and gluten-free pies with her roommates.  Slocum was supposed to spend Thanksgiving with...


A letter to the future from 5 UT-Austin students

Lauren Castro December 4, 2020

Dear future generations, By the numbers, 2020 saw 267,946 COVID-19 related deaths, more than 15 million participants in Black Lives Matter protests, record voter turnout and 22 million jobs lost. And...