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

Texans’ Tate hopes to prove his worth among stiff competition

The Associated Press August 10, 2011

HOUSTON — Ben Tate never got a rookie season. A second-round pick in the 2010 draft, the former Auburn running back broke his right ankle in the Texans’ first preseason game and was...

Houston’s Andre Johnson to miss a few days with injured finger

The Associated Press August 3, 2011

HOUSTON — Houston Texans All-Pro receiver Andre Johnson will miss “a day or two” of practice after dislocating his left index finger in a morning workout. Coach Gary Kubiak said...

Dallas’ Bryant focusing on football

The Associated Press August 3, 2011

SAN ANTONIO — A week into Dallas Cowboys training camp, Dez Bryant is everywhere. Catching deep passes. Returning punts. Taking passes and punts into the end zone with his arms up, drawing...

NFL teams pick up undrafted Longhorns

Hank South August 2, 2011

This summer’s NFL Lockout created an interesting situation that disallowed contact between players and teams for nearly four months. While there were stipulations that allowed for a normal draft,...

Vince Young finds better fit with Philadelphia Eagles

Christian Corona August 2, 2011

Vince Young hasn’t had a lot go his way recently. The days of him doing a Heisman pose with a crystal ball, leading comeback after comeback and playing in Pro Bowls seem like a distant memory...

Benson to stay in Cincinnati after signing one-year deal

Nick Cremona August 1, 2011

Cedric Benson signed a one-year deal with the Cincinnati Bengals Sunday. The deal is reportedly worth three million dollars, with another two million available in incentives. Benson has rushed for over...

Former Horns agree to terms with NFL teams as free agents

Nick Cremona August 1, 2011

Six former Longhorns signed free-agent deals with NFL teams this weekend. Offensive lineman Kyle Hix was signed by the New England Patriots, tight end Greg Smith was picked up by the Carolina Panthers,...

Eager Texans welcomed back into Reliant Stadium

The Associated Press July 27, 2011

HOUSTON — Many of the Houston Texans didn’t want to wait until Sunday to begin training for their season. More than 30 players showed up at Reliant Stadium on Tuesday morning and immediately...

Cowboys-Back To Work

The Associated Press July 26, 2011

IRVING, Texas — Jerry Jones said Tuesday the Dallas Cowboys can clear enough space under the salary cap to sign anyone they want, and he's already delving into the work. Jones arrived...

Astros begin process of rebuilding

Nick Cremona July 22, 2011

It wasn’t too long ago that star players such as Lance Berkman and Roy Oswalt were the backbone of the Houston Astros, but the pair, part of the 2005 World Series team, have since left for other...

Rangers hold open tryouts for would-be major leaguers

Sameer Bhuchar July 21, 2011

It was the chance of a lifetime, an opportunity that only seems to emerge from big-budget Hollywood movies. Hundreds of hopeful ballplayers descended upon Round Rock to take a crack at being the newest...

Nolan Ryan hospitalized for recurring heart problems, now in stable condition

The Associated Press July 19, 2011

HOUSTON — Texas Rangers President Nolan Ryan is in a Houston hospital undergoing tests on his heart. The Rangers said in a statement Monday that 64-year-old Ryan is “resting comfortably...