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’ title loses a little luster

Christian Corona June 7, 2011

The 2005 Rose Bowl is a game that will always be a source of immense pride for Texas football fans. But, according to the BCS, one of its participants should not have been there. The BCS has stripped...

Recent commit Johnathan Gray should bring help to Longhorns’ rushing attack

Alex Endress May 6, 2011

The Longhorns just inked a great 2011 recruiting class in February, but their most vital commitment of the year might be that of junior Johnathan Gray, a five-star running back in the 2012 class from Aledo...


Cardinals surprise Acho in fourth round

Austin Laymance May 3, 2011

Prior to the 2011 NFL Draft, Arizona was the last place Sam Acho imagined he would be playing football. On Saturday, the Cardinals surprised Acho when they selected him in the fourth round. Arizona...


The Tailgate Toll

Matthew Stottlemyre April 29, 2011

It will cost more for Longhorn fans to enjoy the pre-football game sacraments of beer and grilled food if a Parking and Transportation Services proposal on tailgating passes. The University will...


Applewhite picks up five-star commit

Austin Laymance April 26, 2011

The days of NFL-caliber tailbacks in the Texas backfield effectively ended with Jamaal Charles’ departure following the 2007 season. After three years of a lackluster running game, Texas...

Highly-touted Johnathan Gray gives Texas verbal commitment

Trey Scott April 22, 2011

The Longhorns have picked up a commitment from Aledo High School running back Johnathan Gray, a five-star running back according the recruiting service Rivals. The 5-foot-11-inch, 190-pound blue...

Longhorns targeting prospects in class of 2012 this offseason

Alex Endress April 20, 2011

Although the current class of recruits is locked up, the hunt for next year’s prospects has already begun. Here’s an early peak at whom the Longhorns have targeted for the class of 2012: Cayleb...

Quarterbacks vie for role of starter

Trey Scott April 14, 2011

After a 5-7 season, Mack Brown really has no other choice than to shake things up. After finishing up his offseason staff shuffle, Mack has said that all position battles are “wide open;”...

Diaz easing into role as new coordinator; brings new schemes

Austin Laymance April 14, 2011

Adjusting to a new scheme is nothing new for Mack Brown’s defense. In the past seven seasons, four defensive coordinators have held the position at Texas, grooming the Longhorns in their own...

Heisman winner Ricky Williams making impact felt off the field

Sameer Bhuchar April 8, 2011

  When Ricky Williams comes to Austin, he’s not usually going back to school. But yesterday in the Sims Elementary School library, the Longhorn football hero hung around the campus to...

Spring Fever

Austin Laymance April 4, 2011

  With the spring season in the books, Texas fans head into the summer with a bevy of questions, most notably the naming of a starting quarterback.   But it’s not just the...

‘Flash’ makes noise in dash; receiver raises draft status

Will Anderson March 30, 2011

  To his friends and family, James Kirkendoll is known as ‘Flash’ because of his speed.   Soon, professional coaches might be calling him the same thing after the former...