Official newspaper of the University of Texas at Austin

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

Randall balances humor, intensity on the field

Laken Litman October 21, 2010

  Kheeston Randall squats down in a 3-point stance, ready to pounce on Nebraska’s offensive linemen. As he stares down the Huskers with a fire in his eyes, he turns to fellow defensive...

Richards ran the court before coaching

Chris Hummer October 21, 2010

As a child, Martha Richards played every sport her friend Grant would play. But when it came to hockey and football, two of the most popular sports in her Midwest hometown of Hudson, Wis., her father...

Errors may prove costly for Texas

Shabab Siddiqui October 20, 2010

The Longhorns’ serves can be loosely compared to Frodo’s ring in “The Lord of the Rings”: While its powers can be successfully leveraged against opponents, it can also have a...

Texas hopes to rebound from wounded offseason

Sameer Bhuchar October 20, 2010

As the Texas women’s basketball players and coaches fielded questions during the team’s first press conference on Tuesday, there seemed to be a reoccurring theme: coping. Despite being...

Tucker records award, hip-hop beats

Jordan Godwin October 20, 2010

Justin Tucker isn’t the best punter or the best kicker, but he might be the most important person Texas has ever seen at either position. For the past decade, playing kicker for the Longhorns...

City of fair weather fans unite, cheer on Rangers

Laken Litman October 19, 2010

I have a confession to make: I’m a bandwagon Rangers fan. Before you jump on me for my fair-weather ways, look at yourself in the mirror and tell me you aren’t the same way. If you’re...

Texas defense suffers despite a victory

Laken Litman October 19, 2010

Though they were lights out against one of the nation’s top rushing attacks, the Longhorns’ defense took a beating in Lincoln as several starters were injured. Junior linebacker Keenan...

Horns derail Huskers’ title hopes

Dan Hurwitz October 18, 2010

En route to beating the Cornhuskers 20-13 on Saturday, the Longhorns avoided making the major mistakes that doomed them in their previous two games in which they combined for seven turnovers and 17...

Roberson key as Longhorns dispatch Tech with hitting

Austin Laymance October 18, 2010

Amber Roberson and the No. 11 Longhorns are on a tear, winning their fourth-straight match Saturday against Texas Tech 3-0 and looking more and more like the Texas team many expected to see before the...

Keith, Birkhold net key strikes in two victories

Jon Parrett October 18, 2010

Texas (10-3-3, 3-2-2 Big 12) came away with two conference wins on the road this weekend, following up a 1-0 win over Missouri 1-0 on Friday with a 2-1 win at Iowa State on Sunday. Texas has now won...

Acho brothers lead charge to stop ‘T-Magic’

Laken Litman October 18, 2010

LINCOLN, Neb. — Senior defensive end Sam Acho pounded his chest and pumped his fist as he bounced up and down the rows of his stretching teammates, revving them up with encouraging words before...

Gilbert, stout defense lead UT to victory

Jordan Godwin October 18, 2010

LINCOLN, Neb. — Garrett Gilbert kneeled the ball for one last time and immediately sprinted to the sideline to celebrate with his teammates. It was the breakthrough performance that the sophomore...