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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

Longhorn Network leaving you in the dark? Join the club

Trey Scott September 2, 2011

If a $300 million network launches in the middle of campus with nobody able to watch it, does it make a sound? That’s a rhetorical question. Sorry to bludgeon a dead horse, but the commencement...

Sports editors discuss season opener, depth chart surprises

Austin Laymance, Christian Corona, and Sameer Bhuchar September 2, 2011

As a primer for tomorrow’s game against Rice, our beat writers Austin Laymance and Christian Corona as well as Double Coverage editor Sameer Bhuchar participated in a live chat Wednesday to discuss...

Texas needs Gilbert to step up

Christian Corona September 2, 2011

Editor’s Note: The Daily Texan’s series of the 10 most important Longhorn football players wraps up with No. 1, Garrett Gilbert. Garrett Gilbert wasn’t the most impressive quarterback...

A&M’s departure from conference ends historic rivalry

Trey Scott September 1, 2011

Just days before the 2011 season officially begins, the Longhorns have already suffered a tremendous loss. Texas A&M is officially leaving, having sent a letter of withdrawal to Big 12 Commissioner...

Rivalry in jeopardy as Aggies exit Big 12

Adrian O'Hanlon III September 1, 2011

Editor’s Note: With the Wednesday announcement that Texas A&M had officially sent in a letter of withdrawal from the Big 12 Conference, there would be no better opinion to gauge than that of...

Gideon looking to close college career on good note

Christian Corona September 1, 2011

Editor’s Note: The Daily Texan will introduce one more important Longhorn in our next issue. Here is No. 2 of the Texan’s 10 Most Important Longhorns. When it comes to experience, Texas...

The top linebackers in the state sound off

Nick Cremona September 1, 2011

Every year, college football coaches pursue the nation’s top players and try to convince them to play for their team. For some players, the choice on where to play is simple, and they don’t...

Blaine Irby starting Saturday against Rice

Sara Beth Purdy September 1, 2011

With the release of head coach Mack Brown’s fluid depth chart for the game against Rice on Saturday, most people in college football were buzzing about his decision to start junior Garrett Gilbert...

Texas A&M plans to leave Big 12 by July 2012

The Associated Press August 31, 2011

HOUSTON — Texas A&M dealt a blow to the Big 12 Conference on Wednesday, saying it plans to leave by July 2012 if it is accepted by the SEC or another league. The move, which had been expected,...

Sensabaugh back in ‘Big D’ in big way

The Associated Press August 31, 2011

IRVING— Seeing Gerald Sensabaugh get turned around while allowing a long touchdown pass on the opening drive of the last preseason game reminded the Dallas Cowboys of why they shopped around for...

Vick gets paid like the best, but has he earned it?

Chris Hummer August 31, 2011

Quick — name the three best quarterbacks in the NFL. Most people come up with Peyton Manning and Tom Brady right off the bat. The third quarterback chosen might be Drew Brees, Aaron Rodgers or Philip...

O-line is out to prove their toughness for 2011 season

Austin Laymance August 31, 2011

The Longhorns offensive line is out to prove one thing this season — their toughness. Many considered the O-line to be soft after a poor showing in 2010, the result of a nonexistent running game...

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