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Looking into Texas’ quarterback battle

Looking into Texas’ quarterback battle

Riley Glenn April 6, 2021

On April 24, Texas will take the field in a public setting for the first time since its Alamo Bowl victory over Colorado. However, quite a bit has changed since that blowout win. Former head coach Tom...

Texas players settling in with new coaching staff during spring practice

Texas players settling in with new coaching staff during spring practice

Carter Yates April 6, 2021

Texas football, once a stable year-to-year powerhouse, is coming off a five-year period of consistent upheaval due to middling results. Senior defensive back Josh Thompson has experienced it firsthand. “I...

Transfers, ‘The Eyes of Texas’ news consume Longhorns’ return to practice

Transfers, ‘The Eyes of Texas’ news consume Longhorns’ return to practice

Carter Yates April 2, 2021

After missing a full week due to COVID-19 protocols, the Longhorns took the field Thursday morning to resume spring practice. However, there was one key member on the defensive side absent. Junior linebacker...

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Smith injury headlines Longhorns’ first spring practice

Carter Yates March 24, 2021

Spring football practice marks the first time since Dec. 29 that Texas has strapped on its pads, and it didn’t take long for the Longhorns to be struck with a major injury. Head coach Steve Sarkisian...

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The state of Texas Athletics during COVID-19

Carter Yates March 24, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the March 12 issue of The Daily Texan. Division I football and men’s basketball are the sports that almost entirely fund university athletic departments....

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Brock Cunningham embraces tough-guy role for Longhorns

Matthew Boncosky March 5, 2021

Editor's Note: This story first appeared in The Daily Texan's March 2 print edition. Redshirt sophomore forward Brock Cunningham does not show up on the stat sheet most nights, but his grit...

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2022 recruiting cycle picking up steam under Sarkisian

Riley Glenn March 5, 2021

Editor's Note: This story first appeared in The Daily Texan's March 2 print edition. Before head coach Steve Sarkisian was hired Jan. 2, the class of 2022 football recruiting cycle indicated...

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Sarkisian to make $34.2 million in six-year deal

Carter Yates February 26, 2021

Editor's Note: This story first appeared in The Daily Texan's February 23 print edition. Just over a month after spending a whopping $24 million to buy former football head coach Tom Herman...

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Sarkisian closes out transitional class with three national signing day additions, one graduate transfer

Carter Yates February 4, 2021

Steve Sarkisian inherited 19 signees in the class of 2021 when he took over as head coach Jan. 2, but he and his newly assembled staff inked four new signatures by the end of national signing day.  Texas...

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Sarkisian finalizes new Texas football coaching staff two weeks after hiring

Carter Yates January 22, 2021

New Texas football coach Steve Sarkisian attacked his staff hiring process in a manner indicative of his new mantra: “All Gas, No Brakes.” Just over two weeks after he was officially hired...

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‘All Gas No Brakes’: Sarkisian ready to get to work at Texas

Carter Yates January 13, 2021

Less than 24 hours before his first official press conference as Texas football’s head coach, Steve Sarkisian won a championship as Alabama’s offensive coordinator. There, he emphasized his...

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Texas hires Steve Sarkisian as football head coach

Stephen Wagner January 2, 2021

Texas has officially hired Alabama offensive coordinator Steve Sarkisian as its next head football coach, the University announced less than six hours after it fired Tom Herman.  “Hiring...