Official newspaper of the University of Texas at Austin

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

Kheeston Randall a dominant force at defensive tackle

Christian Corona August 31, 2011

Editor’s Note: The Daily Texan will introduce one more important Longhorn each issue. Here is No. 3 of Texan’s 10 Most Important Longhorns. Last year, Texas was 0-5 when its opponent ran for...

Texas alum Cedric Benson pleads no contest

The Associated Press August 30, 2011

Cincinnati Bengals running back Cedric Benson was sentenced to 20 days in jail Monday after reaching a deal to settle two misdemeanor assault cases in Texas. Benson said he will surrender to authorities...

Whittaker gets first look at running back

Christian Corona August 30, 2011

Senior running back Fozzy Whittaker found himself atop the depth chart Monday morning, but Malcolm Brown and Joe Bergeron expect to get plenty of carries this season, despite being true freshmen. Fortunately...

Stock rises for some Horns, drops for others

August 30, 2011

Up: Desmond Jackson The freshman is listed as the second option at nose tackle after senior Kheeston Randall. Texas’ defensive line went through its share of struggles last year, and Jackson has...

Gilbert wins starting quarterback spot

Austin Laymance August 30, 2011

The wait is over. Garrett Gilbert will open the season as the Longhorns’ starting quarterback. After months of speculation, an ever-changing depth chart and a four-man competition for the starting...

New position, coordinator but Okafor still ready to wreak havoc

Christian Corona August 30, 2011

Editor’s Note: The Daily Texan’s series of the top 10 most important Longhorn football players continues with No. 4 Alex Okafor. Alex Okafor and Keanu Reeves might have more in common than...

Gilbert’s leash should be short, just not too short

Trey Scott August 30, 2011

Texas finally announced Garrett Gilbert as its starting quarterback. Big surprise. Now for the better question — one that won’t take 5-7 months to answer: How short is his leash? “If...

Injured Foster is day-to-day, may be able to play in opener

The Associated Press August 29, 2011

Houston Texans coach Gary Kubiak is optimistic Arian Foster will be ready for the regular-season opener after the star running back re-aggravated a hamstring injury in Saturday’s preseason game in...

Texans Arian Foster day-to-day, coach says

The Associated Press August 29, 2011

Houston Texans coach Gary Kubiak is optimistic Arian Foster will be ready for the regular-season opener after the star running back re-aggravated a hamstring injury in Saturday’s preseason game in...

UTSA ready for college football

The Associated Press August 29, 2011

Welcome to big-time college football, Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners. Sort of. “It’s kind of like going from a Cadillac to an economy car,” said former Oklahoma State offensive lineman...

Davis thrust into leadership role despite lack of experience

Christian Corona August 26, 2011

Editor’s Note: The Daily Texan will introduce one important Longhorn each issue. Here is No. 5 of the Texan’s 10 Most Important Longhorns. It’s usually not a good thing when your best...

Texas A&M tells Big 12 it is considering leaving

The Associated Press August 26, 2011

Texas A&M President R. Bowen Loftin has already said that a departure from the Big 12 would take time. On Thursday, he announced another step in what many believe is Texas A&M’s steady march...

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