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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


Texas recruiting takes a hit as on-field performance continues to disappoint

Carter Yates December 11, 2020

The Texas football team once again failed to live up to lofty expectations in the 2020 season. The middling play on the field, combined with questions surrounding head coach Tom Herman’s job security,...


Texas vs. Kansas canceled due to COVID-19 outbreak in Longhorn football program

Stephen Wagner December 10, 2020

Texas’ upcoming game against Kansas on Saturday has been canceled due to a COVID-19 outbreak within the Longhorns’ football team, the Big 12 announced in a statement Thursday afternoon. “In...


Ehlinger supportive, thankful for players who declared for NFL Draft

Myah Taylor December 6, 2020

Sam Ehlinger’s left side might feel a bit different when he drops back to pass against Kansas State on Saturday.  Left tackle Sam Cosmi has been one of the senior quarterback’s greatest...


Opponents to watch: Vaughn, Hubert lead way for Wildcats

Carter Yates December 6, 2020

The Kansas State Wildcats are in a free fall, dropping four straight contests after starting the season 4–1 and flirting with Big 12 Championship hopes. The Wildcats beat then-No.3 Oklahoma 38-35...


Notes on the coach: Chris Klieman

Brett Hintz December 6, 2020

Winning at smaller programs is often the way up to the top for many prospective head coaches across college football who hope to obtain head coaching status at a Power Five school.  Each opposing...


Notes from the opponent: The Kansas State Collegian

Stephen Wagner December 6, 2020

The Daily Texan spoke with Cameron Bradley, sports editor of The Kansas State Collegian, ahead of this weekend’s matchup between Texas and Kansas State. The Daily Texan: Kansas State got off to...


Head to head history: Here’s the history behind the Texas vs. Kansas State matchup

Nathan Han December 6, 2020

The Longhorns have held the all-time record advantage over every team they’ve played so far this season — that is until they face Kansas State on Saturday. Texas is 10–10 all time...

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Games to watch: Week 14

Brittany Archer December 6, 2020

No. 1 Alabama at LSU  Dec. 5, 7 p.m. CT, CBS This time last year, LSU was on its way to nabbing the national championship and Joe Burrow was atop the Heisman watch list. This year, the Tigers...

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Big 12 power rankings: Week 14

Matthew Boncosky December 6, 2020

1. Iowa State Iowa State has been the biggest story in the Big 12 this year. After losing to Louisiana to begin the season, the Cyclones have won seven of its eight Big 12 games and sit in a firm position...


The ‘Texas standard’ has not existed in a decade

Daniela Perez December 6, 2020

On Monday, reporters asked Texas head coach Tom Herman where he thought the program’s standard should be this season after Friday’s loss to Iowa State ended Big 12 Championship appearance hopes. “I...


Texas football has weight taken off in rout of Kansas State

Myah Taylor December 6, 2020

A swarm of white bolted from the sideline out to the turf and circled around the injury cart where Derek Kerstetter lay vertical with a towel over his head. Another one covered his dislocated ankle and...


Herman not concerned with job security after loss, is ‘full steam ahead’ toward Kansas State

Stephen Wagner December 4, 2020

Tom Herman said he doesn’t have an answer for why Texas fell short to Iowa State for the second-consecutive year last Friday, or why the Longhorns haven’t lived up to their annual expectation...