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Football

Jordan Whittington embodies what it means to be on a championship team

Jordan Whittington embodies what it means to be on a championship team

Lindsey Plotkin, Sports Desk Editor November 21, 2023

Senior wide receiver Jordan Whittington almost quit football his sophomore year. Thankfully he didn’t, and he has now grown into one of the most impactful players on the Texas team. His mom will get...

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Notes From the Opponent: Texas Tech

Evan Vieth, Associate Sports Editor November 21, 2023

The Daily Texan spoke with Ty Kaplan of The Daily Toreador to get his insights on Friday's matchup against the Texas Tech Red Raiders.   Daily Texan: What are the strengths of this Texas Tech...

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Notes on the Coach: Texas Tech’s Joey McGuire

Emmanuel Ramirez, Senior Sports Reporter November 21, 2023

The Texas Longhorns play their final game of the regular season on Friday against the Texas Tech Red Raiders. Leading the Red Raiders is head coach Joey McGuire, who is in his second year at the school....

Longhorns in the NFL

Longhorns in the NFL

Isa Almeida, General Sports Reporter November 21, 2023

Justin Tucker, Baltimore Ravens After graduating from Texas in 2011, Justin Tucker went undrafted in 2012. That same year, Tucker was signed by the Ravens as an undrafted free agent and has been in...

Texas Football coach Steve Sarkisian and players during The Eyes of Texas after a 31-24 win against Houston on Oct. 21, 2023.

How Texas’ culture has led to its first 10-win season since 2018

Lindsey Plotkin, Sports Desk Editor November 20, 2023

For the first time since 2018, No. 7 Texas has won at least 10 football games in a season. The Longhorns are one win away from clinching a spot in the Big 12 title game. Head coach Steve Sarkisian attributes...

Texas survives in Ames, reaches 10 wins for the first time since 2018

Texas survives in Ames, reaches 10 wins for the first time since 2018

Evan Vieth, Associate Sports Editor November 19, 2023

Blood, tears, and most importantly Sweat, created the magic formula for Texas’ 26-16 victory over Iowa State. The standout player of the game was indubitably senior defensive lineman T’Vondre Sweat....

Senior Jordan Whittington secures touchdown in No. 7 Texas’ 26-16 win over Iowa State

Senior Jordan Whittington secures touchdown in No. 7 Texas’ 26-16 win over Iowa State

Lindsey Plotkin, Sports Desk Editor November 19, 2023

Senior wide receiver Jordan Whittington scored his first touchdown of the season deep into the third quarter of the team’s tight matchup against Iowa State on Saturday. The touchdown was Texas’ first...

Texas is 9–1, but they’re far from locked into a championship season

Texas is 9–1, but they’re far from locked into a championship season

Evan Vieth, Associate Sports Editor November 16, 2023

Head coach Steve Sarkisian has led his program from a five win team to two wins away from an 11–1 regular season record and a Big 12 championship.  Sitting at 9–1 on the season with a road game...

Hutchs Huddle: Week 12

Hutch’s Huddle: Week 12

Emma Hutchinson, Double Coverage Editor November 16, 2023

After the return of starting quarterback Quinn Ewers came as a pleasant surprise and alleviated some of the stress felt by Texas fans going into its matchup against TCU, that relief was quickly squashed...

Texas Football head coach Steve Sarkisian runs into McLane Stadium with the Longhorns on September 23, 2023.

Big 12 Power Rankings

Emmanuel Ramirez, Senior Sports Reporter November 16, 2023

With only two weeks left to play, here are the latest Big 12 rankings.  No. 1 Texas Longhorns The No. 7 Longhorns sit atop the Big 12 conference, having the best conference and overall record. Texas’...

Beau Freyler studies the Iowa offensive line before the snap at Jack Trice Stadium on Sept. 9, 2023.

Opponents to Watch

Bo Espey, General Sports Reporter November 16, 2023

Rocco Becht, Quarterback In his first full year as a starter, Rocco Becht has emerged as one of the key pieces in the Iowa State offense. The redshirt freshman from Wesley Chapel, Florida has thrown...

Wide receiver Adonai Mitchell during Texas game against TCU on Nov. 11, 2023. Mitchell made the game-winning catch in the fourth quarter.

Keys to the game – Iowa State

JT Bowen, Senior Sports Reporter November 16, 2023

With just two weeks left in the regular season, Texas football will take to the road for the final time this season as it looks to knock off Iowa State and remain firmly in the playoff picture. Coming...

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