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

Brown’s improved speed wows NFL scouts, Williams makes case for first-round selection

Austin Laymance March 30, 2011

  Defensive backs Chykie Brown and Aaron Williams silenced critics Tuesday with a pair of impressive 40-yard dash times, putting to rest questions surrounding their draft status.   The...

Former Longhorns perform for scouts today

Will Anderson March 29, 2011

  Despite a full-fledged work stoppage in the NFL, one inevitability of summer is drawing ever nearer: the 2011 draft.   The draft begins April 28 in New York City and the Carolina...

Receiver returns to practice for Texas

Austin Laymance March 24, 2011

Senior wide receiver Malcolm Williams practiced this week for the first time this spring after sitting out with what head coach Mack Brown called a “family issue.” Williams has been...

Oh, brother where art thou?

Trey Scott February 15, 2011

  There were his two touchdowns in Pasadena against Alabama, the tide-turning kickoff return against Oklahoma, the 80-yard catch and run against Central Florida, the toe-dragging touchdown...

Gray accepts Titans job after brief time in Austin

Jon Parrett February 14, 2011

Jerry Gray was supposed to be a perfect fit for Texas as its new defensive backs coach. But the lure of a promotion and a pay raise was too tempting to keep him at his alma mater, and Gray accepted...

Coaching legend Bellard passes away at age 83

Trey Scott February 11, 2011

Texas football lost a pioneer Thursday with the passing of Emory Bellard, 83, after his battle with Lou Gehrig’s disease. Regarded as the father of the famed wishbone offense, Bellard found...

Juniors set to visit Austin as Horns build 2012 class

Jon Parrett February 10, 2011

The Longhorns signed one of the best recruiting classes in the country last week, but they’re already working on their recruits for 2012. They inked their first recruit on Monday — quarterback...

Rebuilt Longhorns bring in top recruit, Gray’s future unsure

Will Anderson and Trey Scott February 9, 2011

Tuesday provided mixed news out of the Longhorn football program. Earlier in the week, Austin American-Statesman columnist Kirk Bohls wrote that Texas defensive backs coach Jerry Gray was a leading...

Brown, Shipley may play in first year

Trey Scott February 8, 2011

With the excitement of last week’s signing day fading, here’s a serious look at some of the new Longhorns who could make an immediate impact on the team: <strong>Malcolm Brown...

Lake Travis lineman remains loyal to Longhorns

Alex Endress February 8, 2011

At 6-feet-5-inches and 270 pounds, Taylor Doyle has signed, sealed and delivered his letter of intent to play Longhorn football. The Lake Travis High School offensive lineman brings with him three...

After years of being bullied, Brown finally fighting back

Trey Scott February 4, 2011

When Bob Stoops snatched Adrian Peterson out of East Texas in 2004, it set in motion a precedent that Mack Brown couldn’t quite shirk: Stoops and Oklahoma owned Texas, not only on the gridiron,...

Longhorns ready to rebuild defense with fresh recruit

Will Anderson February 3, 2011

SAN ANTONIO — Moments after Quincy Russell signed his letter of intent to play at the University of Texas next season, the Sam Houston High School cheerleaders — all eight of them, along...