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

Mack Brown receives contract extension

Liz Farmer January 27, 2012

After two bumpy years on the field, UT head football coach Mack Brown will remain at the University until at least 2020 after a contract extension approved Thursday. The UT System Board of Regents unanimously...

Freshmen Brown, Shipley feeling better after missing game with injuries

Christian Corona November 9, 2011

Texas was without its leading rusher and its receiver, Malcolm Brown and Jaxon Shipley, last weekend but still managed to blow out Texas Tech and amass a season-high 595 yards, 439 on the ground. Brown...

Mack Brown earns high honor

Austin Laymance October 27, 2011

 Texas football head coach Mack Brown has been voted into the Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Brown and nine others constitute the 2011 class, which includes Masters champion Fred Couples and Chicago...

Texas tops 200 rushing yards, loses for first time in Mack Brown era

Christian Corona October 17, 2011

It’s pretty simple. Run for 200 yards. Get the win. Under Mack Brown, Texas was a perfect 70-0 when topping the 200-yard mark on the ground. But Oklahoma State made it 70-1 by handing the Longhorns...

Teams with testy history to meet in Holiday Bowl

Austin Laymance December 26, 2011

Texas isn't on California's nice list. Cal hasn't forgotten its painful Bowl Championship Series snub in 2004, which saw Texas accept a Rose Bowl bid after the Golden Bears slid from fourth...

Press Box Observations: Texas vs. Baylor

Christian Corona December 5, 2011

Here are three observations from Saturday’s loss to Baylor. Griffin made case to win Heisman, Vaccaro hopes he wins it With Alabama’s Trent Richardson and Stanford’s Andrew Luck not...

Bears maul Horns, take advantage of Texas miscues

Christian Corona December 5, 2011

Beating a team as good as Baylor is hard enough without beating yourself like Texas did Saturday. The Longhorns committed half a dozen turnovers and twice as many penalties. Justin Tucker, the reliable...

David Ash

Horns must turn flashes of brilliance into consistency to be contender next year

Christian Corona January 17, 2012

Originally posted on Jan. 3, 2012 Coaches throw the word “consistency” around so much it has a kind of numbing effect. But that’s what Texas needs to develop over the offseason. There...

Both McCoy and Ash to play in Holiday Bowl, no starting QB will be named

Christian Corona December 20, 2011

Ever since Garrett Gilbert was ousted as Texas’ starting quarterback, Case McCoy and David Ash have treated the job like a hot potato. So it’s only fitting that both will see significant playing...

Highly-touted wide receiver White elects to transfer

Christian Corona December 15, 2011

Sophomore wide receiver Darius White announced his decision to transfer Tuesday, becoming another in a long line of former Longhorns that have left the football program this year. White was an all-state...

Texas loses to Baylor 48-24

Austin Laymance December 4, 2011

Editor's note: updated 12/04/11 at 11:00 p.m. WACO — It wasn’t the ending Texas envisioned. The Longhorns needed to limit their turnovers. They couldn’t. They wanted to contain...

Griffin III has lifted Baylor, could get another signature win against Horns

Trey Scott November 29, 2011

Want to make the Baylor-Texas rivalry one built to last? Make 20 or so clones of Robert Griffin III and let me know. Because after the all-world quarterback is gone, we’re back to blowouts. So...