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The Daily Texan

Official newspaper of the University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

Official newspaper of the University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

Spring ball standouts Denzel Okafor, David Gbenda talk improvements, developments in practice

Spring ball standouts Denzel Okafor, David Gbenda talk improvements, developments in practice

Carter Yates April 16, 2021

Head coach Steve Sarkisian praised sophomore linebacker David Gbenda and senior offensive lineman Denzel Okafor Tuesday for standing out in spring ball. On Thursday, those two got the chance to divulge...

Key players separating from pack as Orange-White Game looms

Key players separating from pack as Orange-White Game looms

Carter Yates April 13, 2021

Texas finished their ninth practice of spring ball Tuesday morning, marking less than two weeks until the annual Orange-White Spring Game. Through the first few weeks of spring practice, head coach Steve...

Sarkisian’s coaching staff makes strides with veteran players

Sarkisian’s coaching staff makes strides with veteran players

Carter Yates April 12, 2021
The Texas football program entered spring practice with 12 total coaches on staff. Ten of them, including head coach Steve Sarkisian, were not with the team last year.
Sarkisian’s coaching staff makes strides with veteran players

Sarkisian’s coaching staff makes strides with veteran players

Carter Yates April 9, 2021

The Texas football program entered spring practice with 12 total coaches on staff. Ten of them, including head coach Steve Sarkisian, were not with the team last year. The Longhorns braced for massive...

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...