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

Texas commitment Curtis Riser joins prestigious club

Nick Cremona July 13, 2011

Texas’ 2012 football recruiting class added another Under Armour All-American as DeSoto High School offensive guard Curtis Riser was named to the team Monday. Riser joins nine other future...

Preseason honors keep rolling in for Randall and Robinson

Trey Scott July 13, 2011

Two Texas seniors were announced as members of the 2011 preseason Lombardi Award watch list, given annually to the nation’s top lineman. Kheeston Randall, who has started 22 games in three...

Blake Gideon added to Thorpe Award watch list

Trey Scott July 12, 2011

Senior safety Blake Gideon has been named as one of 38 members of the 2011 preseason Jim Thorpe watch list, given annually to college football’s best defensive back. Gideon, who is on track...

McCoy hosts football camp for children

Nick Cremona July 11, 2011

By now we’ve all heard about the NFL lockout, but what have the players been up to if they aren’t allowed to talk to coaches or practice at their team’s facilities? For Colt McCoy,...

Longhorn Network to carry two 2011 season football games

Sameer Bhuchar July 6, 2011

The Longhorn Network announced it will exclusively carry two of Texas’ football games in the 2011 season. The 24-hour all-access Longhorn channel, which launches on Aug. 26, will televise...

Football signee fails to qualify

Trey Scott July 6, 2011

Almost every year, Texas has a football recruit who fails to qualify for enrollment. Last year, it was Tevin Jackson, who was granted admission a few months ago by the NCAA Clearinghouse. In 2008, Antoine...

Goodwin decides to redshirt for 2011 football season

Christian Corona July 4, 2011

Texas football doesn’t take a back seat to many things, but Olympic aspirations are one of them for Marquise Goodwin. Goodwin, a junior wide receiver and school record-setting long jumper,...

Coppell kicker Nick Jordan commits to Texas

Trey Scott July 1, 2011

Nick Jordan gave the Longhorns their 18th football commitment for the 2012 recruiting class Monday. “It feels great,” Jordan said. “There’s been more support than I could...

It was fun while it lasted, but it is time to move on

Trey Scott June 30, 2011

As it is with any doomed relationship, the ending of the Big 12 has been rocky, beginning with last summer’s disbanding and the culmination of ill will between schools staying and schools leaving....

Lawrence’s last-second kick capped off classic contest

Nick Cremona June 30, 2011

The paperwork is filed, the goodbyes have been said and the Big 12 will now move on without two of its northern mates. But for the Nebraska football program, one second of one game will forever haunt...

Big 12 with 10 teams faces future without Colorado, Nebraska

Sara Beth Purdy June 30, 2011

The world is ending on July 1. Not really, but the world of college sports will be different. Come July, Colorado and Nebraska will no longer be part of the Big 12 Conference. Colorado is heading...

Texas’ championship hopes vanished after loss to Colorado

Christian Corona June 30, 2011

The last time Texas won a national championship, they beat Colorado by 67 along the way. But four years before that, it was the Buffaloes that came out on top and denied the Longhorns a chance at the...