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


Texas football, track star Johnny ‘Lam’ Jones dead at 60 after longtime cancer battle

Ross Burkhart March 16, 2019

Johnny “Lam” Jones, a former renowned dual-sport athlete in football and track at Texas, died at the age of 60 on Friday morning after a long battle with cancer, Texas Athletics announced.  Jones...


LaMarcus Aldridge propels Spurs, Bamba still out

Abhishek Mukund March 14, 2019

The NBA playoff picture continues to take shape with most teams having fewer than 15 games remaining this season. The Houston Rockets, after starting the season poorly, have worked their way back to...


Former QB Vince Young fired from development officer position at UT

Ross Burkhart March 9, 2019

The University of Texas has fired former quarterback Vince Young from his position as a Neighborhood Longhorns development officer, a part-time role with a $50,000 annual salary. The Associated Press...


Durant and the Warriors continue to win, Joseph and the Pacers doing the same

Abhishek Mukund March 7, 2019

The NBA regular season is barreling towards its conclusion with most teams having fewer than 20 games remaining.  Still, the playoff picture has yet to take shape as teams continue to fight for...


Texas viewing guide to the NFL Combine

Kirk von Kreisler March 1, 2019

For the next week, hundreds of NFL Draft prospects, team executives, scouts and analysts will convene at Lucas Oil Stadium. Of the 338 invited players, five former Longhorns will be in Indianapolis to...


Turner continues to impress, Bradley relishing change of scenery

Abhishek Mukund February 28, 2019

Teams are turning their attention toward the playoffs with less than two months left in the NBA season. In the west, the Lakers find themselves in the 11th seed despite LeBron James boldly claiming...


Dismissed to dominant: Malcom Brown’s journey to Super Bowl LIII

Keshav Prathivadi and Ross Burkhart February 4, 2019

ATLANTA — Before Malcom Brown’s successful run at Texas and subsequent leap to the NFL, his immaturity as a freshman at Brenham High School almost cost him his career before it even began. Brown,...


Former Longhorns LaMarcus Aldridge, Jarrett Allen battle in San Antonio

Steve Helwick February 1, 2019

SAN ANTONIO — Prior to Thursday night’s tipoff at the AT&T Center, Spurs power forward LaMarcus Aldridge earned his seventh All-Star selection in his 13-year career, his third in four seasons...


Durant and the Warriors make season pointless, Allen shooting down stars

Abhishek Mukund January 24, 2019

The NBA has passed its midway point, with all teams having played nearly 50 games so far. All-Star center DeMarcus Cousins returned to the court for the Golden State Warriors, all but ensuring that there’s...


Austin FC unveiled as 27th MLS franchise

Ross Burkhart January 16, 2019

For nearly a century, Austin’s sports culture has almost exclusively been built on collegiate sporting events at UT-Austin. But now, the city is delving into the professional sports world. Austin...


Longhorns in the NFL: McCoy suffers season-ending leg injury

Isaac Gutierrez December 6, 2018

Another week has passed in the 2018 NFL season and with it went more storylines pertaining to former Longhorns. Here are two notable ones: Colt McCoy In the NFL, opportunities come and go in the...


Allen and Tucker seek to improve slumping teams

Abhishek Mukund December 5, 2018

Fans of parity are in love with the NBA right now. In the Western Conference, 5.5 games separate the top-seeded Denver Nuggets from the 14th-seeded Utah Jazz. In the Eastern Conference, the red-hot Milwaukee...