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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

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Quarterback Quinn Ewers throws the ball during Texas game against OSU during the Big 12 Championship on Dec. 2. Ewers broke the record for most passing yards in the Big 12 Championship game.

Ewers leads Longhorns in dominant farewell to The Big 12, solidifying themselves as Conference champions for the first time since 2009

Evan Vieth, Associate Sports Editor December 2, 2023

406 days ago, Quinn Ewers had hit the lowest point of his young football career. The redshirt freshman quarterback had thrown three interceptions, and the Texas Longhorns lost a heartbreaker in Stillwater,...

Defensive lineman TVondre Sweat scores a touchdown during the Big 12 championship game on Dec. 2. It was the first touchdown of his career at UT.

Trick plays, T’Vondre Sweat lead Texas to Big 12 Title over Oklahoma State

Lindsey Plotkin, Sports Desk Editor December 2, 2023

T’Vondre Sweat struck the Heisman pose after catching a first-quarter touchdown. Yes, the 362-pound defensive lineman and Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year T’Vondre Sweat.  For Sweat, this was...

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Keys to a Texas win over Oklahoma State in the Big 12 Championship

Evan Vieth, Associate Sports Editor November 30, 2023

A game head coach Steve Sarkisian has been searching for since landing in Austin back in 2021, Texas has had five years to prepare for its next conference championship game, this time facing the Oklahoma...

Texas football coach Steve Sarkisian during the Longhorns game against TCU on Nov. 11, 2023.

Steve Sarkisian, Texas football look ahead to the Big 12 Championship game against Oklahoma State

Evan Vieth, Associate Sports Editor November 27, 2023

For the first time in five years, Texas football has a chance to be the Big 12 champion. After a 50-point thrashing of Texas Tech on Friday, the Longhorns secured a spot in the coveted Big 12 Championship...

Running back Keilan Robinson runs the ball into the end zone for a touchdown during the game against Texas Tech on Nov. 24.

Senior night spotlight: Robinson scores two touchdowns, secures Big 12 Championship ticket

Evan Vieth, Associate Sports Editor November 25, 2023

Senior running back Keilan Robinson kicked off the second half with a boom, and six points.  On the ensuing kickoff of Texas’ final regular season game, the Texas Tech Red Raiders booted the ball...

Kicker Bert Auburn during Texas game against Texas Tech on Nov. 24, 2023.

Bert Auburn’s perfect game leads No. 7 Texas to a dominating 57-7 win over Texas Tech

Lindsey Plotkin, Sports Desk Editor November 25, 2023

Big bad Bert. Curly Bert. Automatic Auburn. Whatever nickname you give him, junior kicker Bert Auburn outshined all of the seniors on senior night.  Auburn showed up to the game against Texas Tech...

Texas football coach Steve Sarkisian during UTs game against TCU on Nov. 13, 2023.

Keys to the Game – Texas Tech

Bo Espey, General Sports Reporter November 21, 2023

Here we are, the final regular season game for the No. 7 Texas Longhorns. It seems like yesterday when we were all sweltering inside Darrell K Royal-Texas in the opener against Rice. A lot has happened...

Opponents to Watch: Texas Tech

Opponents to Watch: Texas Tech

JT Bowen, Senior Sports Reporter November 21, 2023

After marching into Ames and taking care of business versus Iowa State, Texas football will return home for its regular season closer as it looks to beat Texas Tech and punch their ticket to the Big 12...

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Head to Head History: Texas Tech

Lauren Hightower, General Sports Reporter November 21, 2023

Dear Texas Tech,    We’ve been together for a long time.  In 1928, the year penicillin was discovered and Herbert Hoover was elected president, we played our first game against each other....

Games to Watch - Week 13

Games to Watch – Week 13

Emma Hutchinson, Double Coverage Editor November 21, 2023

As the concluding week of regular season college football has finally approached, here are some games that fans should consider watching during their Thanksgiving holiday:    No. 2 Ohio State...

Hutchs Huddle - Week 13 vs Tech

Hutch’s Huddle – Week 13 vs Tech

Emma Hutchinson, Double Coverage Editor November 21, 2023

This season has been nothing short of a roller coaster, on fire, in a hurricane — but Texas managed to rise from the flames every time. From questionable referee calls to scraping by opponents on a field...

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