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

Senior receiver Malcolm Williams elects to leave team

Sara Beth Purdy August 8, 2011

With the 2011 season right around the corner, several question marks surround Mack Brown’s revamped team, but the corps of wide receivers was never supposed to be one of them. Just a few months...

Tucker takes triple duty for Longhorns

Christian Corona August 8, 2011

Editor’s Note: The Daily Texan will introduce one important longhorn football player each issue. Here is No. 9 of the Texan’s 10 Most Important Longhorns. Kickers aren’t usually thought...

Burning questions for the coming football season

Christian Corona August 5, 2011

When you go to the Texas football website and click on “Depth Chart,” instead of seeing a list of starters and backups, there is a brief note that says, “Please check back shortly...

Ten Most Important Longhorn Football Players: Emmanuel Acho

Christian Corona August 4, 2011

Editor’s Note: The Daily Texan will introduce one important longhorn football player each issue. Here is No. 10 of the Texan’s 10 Most Important Longhorns. Temperatures are approaching 110...

Gilbert needs to be Texas’ quarterback

Trey Scott August 4, 2011

It’s so easy to (incorrectly) label Garrett Gilbert as the starting quarterback. Much too easy. There’s a quarterback battle between four players starting Friday when the Longhorns begin...

Dallas’ Bryant focusing on football

The Associated Press August 3, 2011

SAN ANTONIO — A week into Dallas Cowboys training camp, Dez Bryant is everywhere. Catching deep passes. Returning punts. Taking passes and punts into the end zone with his arms up, drawing...

NFL teams pick up undrafted Longhorns

Hank South August 2, 2011

This summer’s NFL Lockout created an interesting situation that disallowed contact between players and teams for nearly four months. While there were stipulations that allowed for a normal draft,...

Diaz’s defense features bounty of talented backers

Nick Cremona August 1, 2011

New defensive coordinator and linebackers coach Manny Diaz has a bevy of backers at his disposal, and this year’s group may prove to be one of the most talented to roll through Texas in quite...

Texas secondary recovers after losing top players

Trey Scott August 1, 2011

After losing its three best cornerbacks, the Texas secondary needs to rebuild somewhat. But a strange offseason trip by Duane Akina landed the accomplished defensive backs coach in Austin after a month-long...

Former Horns agree to terms with NFL teams as free agents

Nick Cremona August 1, 2011

Six former Longhorns signed free-agent deals with NFL teams this weekend. Offensive lineman Kyle Hix was signed by the New England Patriots, tight end Greg Smith was picked up by the Carolina Panthers,...

Longhorn defense lines up starters for coming season

Christian Corona August 1, 2011

Like the rest of the team, Texas’ defensive line disappointed last season but should be greatly improved this year. Bo Davis comes from Alabama, where his front four played a significant role...

Longhorn Personnel Notebook

Trey Scott July 28, 2011

Quarterback No news on any transfers, although there have been some rumors floating around out there. Backfield -Fozzy Whittaker says he is 100 percent healthy after a stinger rendered him ineffective...