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Official newspaper of the University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

Official newspaper of the University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

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Sarkisian closes out transitional class with three national signing day additions, one graduate transfer

Carter Yates February 4, 2021

Steve Sarkisian inherited 19 signees in the class of 2021 when he took over as head coach Jan. 2, but he and his newly assembled staff inked four new signatures by the end of national signing day.  Texas...

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Sarkisian finalizes new Texas football coaching staff two weeks after hiring

Carter Yates January 22, 2021

New Texas football coach Steve Sarkisian attacked his staff hiring process in a manner indicative of his new mantra: “All Gas, No Brakes.” Just over two weeks after he was officially hired...

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‘All Gas No Brakes’: Sarkisian ready to get to work at Texas

Carter Yates January 13, 2021

Less than 24 hours before his first official press conference as Texas football’s head coach, Steve Sarkisian won a championship as Alabama’s offensive coordinator. There, he emphasized his...

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Texas hires Steve Sarkisian as football head coach

Stephen Wagner January 2, 2021

Texas has officially hired Alabama offensive coordinator Steve Sarkisian as its next head football coach, the University announced less than six hours after it fired Tom Herman.  “Hiring...

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Texas fires head coach Tom Herman

Stephen Wagner January 2, 2021

The University of Texas has fired head football coach Tom Herman after four seasons, the University announced in a statement Saturday morning. “With our football season coming to a close, our...

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Ehlinger’s Alamo Bowl shoulder injury draws parallels to Texas icon Colt McCoy

Stephen Wagner December 30, 2020

Sam Ehlinger didn’t take the field for the second half with the rest of the team. Instead, Texas’ senior quarterback stayed behind in the locker room for a few minutes as he traded his helmet,...

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Texas hopeful for 2021 following Alamo Bowl win

Myah Taylor December 30, 2020

This time last year, Tom Herman sat down for the Alamo Bowl postgame press conference with a distant look in his eyes.  One reporter asked the Texas football head coach how he would sustain the...

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Breakout players: 4 Texas football players who shined in 2020

Myah Taylor December 15, 2020

Not much went Texas’ way in 2020. The Longhorns navigated off-field controversy along with a global pandemic.They lost to rival Oklahoma and TCU — again — and will finish the season with...

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Texas fans can rejoice that 2020 is coming to a close

Daniela Perez December 15, 2020

Now that Texas has completed its regular season, a 2020 recap is in order.  Anxiety characterized the late summer months, as the COVID-19 pandemic raised questions of the college football season’s...

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Big 12 power rankings: Week 15

Matthew Boncosky December 15, 2020

1. Iowa State Iowa State had no trouble beating West Virginia 42-6 last week. The Cyclones easily moved the ball against a Mountaineer defense that had been solid all season. The win concluded Iowa...

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Games to watch: Week 15

Brittany Archer December 15, 2020

No. 9 Georgia at No. 25 Missouri Dec. 12, 11 a.m. CT, SECN The No. 9 Georgia Bulldogs travel to Columbia, Missouri, to face the No. 25 Missouri Tigers after their initial game on Nov. 14 was canceled...

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Texas football’s 2020 season comes to disappointing end after final game canceled

Stephen Wagner December 15, 2020

This season hasn’t gone the way the Longhorns expected it to. Losses to TCU, Oklahoma and Iowa State have dashed Texas’ hopes of returning to the Big 12 Championship game and left the Longhorns...