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Official newspaper of The University of Texas at Austin

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Official newspaper of The University of Texas at Austin

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Football

The heart of the defense: Jaylan Ford

The heart of the defense: Jaylan Ford

Evan Vieth, Associate Sports Editor November 9, 2023

Many things were different when Jaylan Ford arrived in Austin to play for the Texas Longhorns in 2020. Ford was just a three-star recruit, an afterthought behind the names of then-head coach Tom Herman’s...

Keys to the Game: TCU

Keys to the Game: TCU

Lauren Hightower, General Sports Reporter November 9, 2023

TCU is not the same football team that beat Texas 17-10 last season.  The Frogs lost eight of their starters to the NFL Draft. Five current offensive starters are injured, including TCU junior quarterback...

Hutch’s Huddle: Texas could be the only thing standing in its own way of championship promise

Hutch’s Huddle: Texas could be the only thing standing in its own way of championship promise

Emma Hutchinson, Double Coverage Editor November 9, 2023

The Texas Longhorns have now reached first place in the Big 12 standings. A conference championship title is well within reach, seeing that rival and former first place contender Oklahoma suffered an upset...

Notes From the Opponent: TCU

Notes From the Opponent: TCU

Emmanuel Ramirez, Senior Sports Reporter November 9, 2023

The Daily Texan spoke with TCU 360 sports editor Ethan Love to get his thoughts on this weekend's matchup.  DT: What do you think causes real problems for Texas on both sides of the ball? EL: I'm...

TCU head coach Sonny Dykes leads the team out of the tunnel before the Fiesta Bowl on Dec. 31, 2022.

Notes on the Coach: TCU’s Sonny Dykes

JT Bowen, Senior Sports Reporter November 9, 2023

One year removed from its best season ever, TCU head coach Sonny Dykes and the Horned Frogs have come crashing back down to Earth in 2023, sporting a 4–5 record ahead of a home clash against Texas. The...

Quarterback Quinn Ewers at Texas game against Alabama in Tuscaloosa on September 9, 2023.

Quinn Ewers will start Saturday’s game at TCU

Lindsey Plotkin, Sports Desk Editor November 9, 2023

In Thursday’s weekly media availability, Texas football head coach Steve Sarkisian announced that sophomore quarterback Quinn Ewers will start after missing two weeks due to a shoulder injury. No. 7...

Redshirt sophomore Maalik Murphy launches the ball to his teammates against BYU on Oct. 28, 2023.

Texas Football Faces QB Dispute Ahead of TCU Matchup

Jake Hernandez, General Sports Reporter November 7, 2023

Two weeks ago, the Texas Longhorns won a difficult 31-24 matchup against the Houston Cougars. Despite the win, the Texas Longhorns suffered a big loss during the game when sophomore quarterback Quinn Ewers...

Texas pushed through self-inflicted wounds in 33-30 overtime win over Kansas State

Texas pushed through ‘self-inflicted wounds’ in 33-30 overtime win over Kansas State

Lindsey Plotkin, Sports Desk Editor November 7, 2023

On the final play of overtime against Kansas State, senior defensive back Ryan Watts lined up in what looked like man coverage. He slightly nodded to senior defensive back Jahdae Barron and it was all...

Turnovers from both teams crucial in Texas’ 33-30 win over Kansas State

Turnovers from both teams crucial in Texas’ 33-30 win over Kansas State

Lindsey Plotkin, Sports Desk Editor November 4, 2023

Turnovers changed the course of No. 7 Texas’ 33-30 overtime win over No. 23 Kansas State.  Texas was able to force two true turnovers to start the second half.  Sophomore defensive back Michael...

Texas survives nail-biter in Austin versus Kansas State, keeps title hopes alive

Texas survives nail-biter in Austin versus Kansas State, keeps title hopes alive

Evan Vieth, Associate Sports Editor November 4, 2023

When Kansas State completed a 19-yard pass in overtime to place the ball at the Texas six-yard line, every heart in Darrell K Royal stadium was pounding. The stadium was rocking with nervous energy with...

Keys to the Game: Kansas State

Keys to the Game: Kansas State

Isa Almeida, General Sports Reporter November 2, 2023

The defending Big 12 conference champions head to Austin on Saturday after initially falling off the radar, with losses to Missouri and Oklahoma State putting Kansas State at No. 23 in the polls. Despite...

Hutchs Huddle: Kansas State

Hutch’s Huddle: Kansas State

Emma Hutchinson, Double Coverage Editor November 2, 2023

So far this season, Texas football head coach Steve Sarkisian has been fairly humble in terms of bragging about his team’s success. In his press conference on Monday, one day prior to the announcement...

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