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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


Ehlinger, Longhorn seniors ‘wouldn’t want it any other way’ ahead of senior day matchup with Cyclones

Stephen Wagner November 25, 2020

Sam Ehlinger doesn’t regret his infamous, “Longhorn Nation, we’re back!” proclamation at the 2019 Sugar Bowl. The senior quarterback was able to learn from it, he said in a Tuesday...


Herman reflects on 2021 class ahead of Iowa State game, senior day

Myah Taylor November 24, 2020

Tom Herman expressed his gratitude for the recruiting class of 2017 ahead of the Texas football team’s Senior Day game against Iowa State.  This group of seniors, headlined by quarterback...


Herman feels safe as Texas head coach ahead of Kansas matchup

Myah Taylor November 20, 2020

Editor's note: This story was originally published in the Nov. 17 issue of the The Daily Texan about the expected game Saturday. Since then, the game between Texas and Kansas has been rescheduled...

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Big 12 power rankings: Week 12

Matthew Boncosky November 19, 2020

1. Iowa State Iowa State currently sits atop the Big 12 standings with a 5–2 record. The Cyclones are led by one of the nation’s top running backs in sophomore Breece Hall, who has rushed...

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Games to watch: Week 12

Brittany Archer November 19, 2020

No. 9 Indiana at No. 3 Ohio State  Nov. 21, 11 a.m. CT, FOX The Hoosiers are looking to extend their first 4–0 start since 1987 this week in Columbus, Ohio. This matchup also marks the first...


KU announces Texas-Kansas football game postponed to December

Myah Taylor November 18, 2020

Texas’ football game against Kansas on Saturday has been postponed to Dec. 12, Kansas Athletics announced in a statement Wednesday afternoon.  Kansas failed to meet Big 12 position group...


Ehlinger, Longhorns adopt ‘playoffs’ mindset going into Kansas

Stephen Wagner November 18, 2020

Sam Ehlinger doesn’t remember Texas’ 2016 loss to Kansas, but Chris Brown does. The then-redshirt freshman didn’t travel to Lawrence, Kansas, that week. Instead, he lay on his bed...

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Freshman running back Robinson settling into offense, not ready for Williams comparisons

Stephen Wagner November 13, 2020

Bijan Robinson has lived up to the hype so far in his freshman season.  The Texas running back rushed for his first 100-yard game as a college athlete in a 17-13 win over West Virginia Saturday...

Texas’ Big 12 title hopes remain following 3-game win streak

Carter Yates November 12, 2020

The Texas football team’s 2020 season appeared to be heading off the rails after a shocking 1–2 start to conference play, but three straight victories after a loss to Oklahoma in the Red River...

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Players’ coach: Tom Herman, Texas football team ease rumors of division

Myah Taylor November 10, 2020

Keondre Coburn picked Tom Herman up off the ground, and suddenly, the head coach was lying above the Texas football team. The sophomore defensive lineman and his teammates gave Herman the opportunity...


One-sided rivalry? West Virginia eager to put ‘Horns Down’ on Saturday

Myah Taylor November 8, 2020

The only Big 12 team that might love flashing “Horns Down” more than Oklahoma is West Virginia. For the Mountaineers, the hand gesture is the best way to mock their biggest conference rival:...


Opponents to watch: Doege, Fields II lead way for Mountaineers

Carter Yates November 8, 2020

Like Texas, the West Virginia Mountaineers are sitting at 4–2 on the season and are riding high after upsetting the then-No. 16 Kansas State Wildcats last Saturday. Despite being ranked No. 8 in...