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The Daily Texan

Official newspaper of the University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

Defensive focus not an issue ahead of Kansas State, Ash says

Stephen Wagner December 3, 2020

Texas defensive coordinator Chris Ash has sat on head coach Tom Herman’s increasingly hot seat before. Ash was in the same position as Herman just a season ago when he was the head coach at Rutgers...

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Ehlinger, Graham to stick out rest of season after loss to Iowa State

Myah Taylor December 2, 2020

Sam Ehlinger said he’ll give it his all in Texas’ upcoming road game against Kansas State on Saturday, but he needed time to take a breather before he could get into preparation mode. The...

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Texas’ Big 12 Championship chances slip away on heartbreaking senior day

Myah Taylor November 28, 2020

The gloomy haze hanging over Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium on Friday afternoon captured the heartbreak Texas players and fans must have felt as they watched Cameron Dicker’s field goal from...

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Ehlinger’s final drive falls just short in 23-20 senior day loss to No. 13 Iowa State

Stephen Wagner November 28, 2020

Sam Ehlinger couldn’t save the Longhorns one final time on his senior day. It wasn’t because of a poor performance. The senior quarterback threw for 298 yards, rushed for another 65 and...

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Big 12 power rankings: Week 13

Matthew Boncosky November 25, 2020

1. Iowa State Iowa State dominated Kansas State last week 45-0 to improve to 6–1 in Big 12 play. Junior quarterback Brock Purdy threw three touchdowns, and star sophomore running back Breece Hall...

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Herman, locker room leadership should get credit for remaining free of COVID-19

Daniela Perez November 25, 2020

Normalcy is sparse in 2020, yet college football fans have seen glimpses of it this season. Contested matchups and upsets have dominated the national conversation along with news of program outbreaks and...

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Games to watch: Week 13

Brittany Archer November 25, 2020

No. 15 Iowa State at No. 20 Texas  Nov. 27, 11 a.m. CT, ABC Texas is back on the gridiron hosting Iowa State after a double-bye week. The Cyclones head south to the Forty Acres after shutting...

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

Nathan Han November 25, 2020

Before the Big 12 lost four of its members and shrunk to a 10-team conference in 2011, Iowa State and Texas had only played seven times, with the Longhorns undefeated despite the fact that the Cyclones...

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Notes from the opponent: Iowa State

Myah Taylor November 25, 2020

The Daily Texan spoke with Zane Douglas, sports editor of The Iowa State Daily, ahead of the Texas football team’s game against Iowa State on Friday. The Daily Texan: For the last few seasons,...

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Notes on the coach: Matt Campbell is a coach on the rise

Brett Hintz November 25, 2020

Most of the top head coaches across college football have enjoyed the luxury of beginning their coaching career with a graduate assistant gig at a prominent Power Five school, never coaching  at anything...

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Opponents to watch: Hall, Rose bolster Cyclones

Carter Yates November 25, 2020

The Iowa State Cyclones are first in the Big 12 standings with a 6–1 conference record, but they must beat Texas on Friday if they want any chance of playing in the conference championship game....

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Flexing all the way: Chris Brown’s infectious swagger rejuvenates Texas’ defense

Stephen Wagner November 25, 2020

Flexing comes to Chris Brown’s mind when he breaks up a pass or delivers a big hit to a ball carrier. The motion wasn’t intended to be the redshirt senior safety’s signature celebration....