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

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What Texas football needs to fix in the offseason for any hope at a 2022 College Football Playoff run

What Texas football needs to fix in the offseason for any hope at a 2022 College Football Playoff run

December 18, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared as part of the November 23 Double Coverage flipbook. A 4-7 season is not the record the Longhorns anticipated to have heading into Thanksgiving week with —...

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Big 12 Power Rankings: Week 12

December 18, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared as part of the November 19 Double Coverage flipbook. 1. Baylor Bears After an astonishing victory over No. 8 Oklahoma, Baylor ruined the Sooners’ chances...

Texas has a hard time getting the job done, solution lies within receiving core and play calling

Texas has a hard time getting the job done, solution lies within receiving core and play calling

December 17, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared as part of the November 5 Double Coverage flipbook. Entering Week 10, the Longhorns are on a three-game losing streak for the first time since 2016 when Texas...

The Big 12 running back club exists, and it starts with Bijan Robinson and Breece Hall’s friendship

The Big 12 running back club exists, and it starts with Bijan Robinson and Breece Hall’s friendship

December 17, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared as part of the November 5 Double Coverage flipbook. Two-thirds of the Big 12 running back club are getting back together. The similarities between Texas...

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Big 12 Power Rankings: Week 9

December 16, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared as part of the October 29 Double Coverage flipbook. 1. Oklahoma Sooners The Oklahoma Sooners are ranked No. 4 in the nation, behind SEC powerhouses Georgia...

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Big 12 Power Rankings: Week 7

December 16, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared as part of the October 15 Double Coverage flipbook. 1.Oklahoma Sooners Ranked No. 4 in the AP Poll, the Sooners have found their way to the top 4 in search...

From OU royalty, Casey Thompson is both the brother and son of Oklahoma Sooner quarterbacks

From OU royalty, Casey Thompson is both the brother and son of Oklahoma Sooner quarterbacks

December 16, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared as part of the October 8 Double Coverage flipbook. Almost 33 years to the day, a quarterback with the letters spelling out “Thompson” embroidered on the...

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Oklahoma and Texas carry the Big 12, but what happens when they leave?

December 16, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared as part of the October 8 Double Coverage flipbook. Perhaps the most exciting 60 minutes of both the Longhorns’ and Sooners’ seasons come from a place...

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Big 12 Power Rankings: Week 6

December 16, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared as part of the October 8 Double Coverage flipbook. 1. Oklahoma Sooners Although the Sooners barely scraped by Kansas State with a 37-31 win last weekend,...

Texas coughs up millions of dollars in buyouts, but has it all been worth it?

Texas coughs up millions of dollars in buyouts, but has it all been worth it?

December 14, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared as part of the October 1 Double Coverage flipbook. Texas’ pockets run deep. In the past 23 years, only four men have been given the keys to the Longhorns...

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Week 5 Big 12 Power Rankings

December 14, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared as part of the October 1 Double Coverage flipbook. 1. Oklahoma Under head coach Lincoln Riley and an offense led by potential Heisman Trophy quarterback...

Lifelong LSU fan learns it’s hard to root against Longhorns, among other things

Lifelong LSU fan learns it’s hard to root against Longhorns, among other things

December 3, 2021

A year and a half ago, I didn’t even know what AP style was. I was dazed and confused, changing my major four times from biology to religious studies to human dimensions of organization to journalism....

Sarkisian faces the SEC, a glimpse to Texas’ SEC gamedays come 2025

Sarkisian faces the SEC, a glimpse to Texas’ SEC gamedays come 2025

October 17, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared as part of the September 10 Double Coverage flipbook. Saturdays will look different for the Longhorns come 2025, when both Texas and Oklahoma bid farewell...

Texas football has everything to lose, everything to gain

Texas football has everything to lose, everything to gain

September 12, 2021

Editor’s note: This story first appeared as part of the September 3 Double Coverage flipbook. Texas football has no other choice but to come out of the gates swinging. Texas athletic director Chris...

Texas volleyball matures to 2-0 for season, sweeps UTSA in three sets

Texas volleyball matures to 2-0 for season, sweeps UTSA in three sets

August 29, 2021

In just its second game of the season, the Texas volleyball team returned to Gregory Gymnasium on Sunday for an almost identical outcome against UTSA. On Friday, the women in burnt orange captured a...

Texas women find their way to podium at Tokyo Olympic Games

Texas women find their way to podium at Tokyo Olympic Games

August 9, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared as part of the August 2 flipbook. Longhorn nation is well represented at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games with 27 University of Texas athletes and two coaches...

Olympian Tara Davis overcomes physical, mental obstacles to reach world stage

Olympian Tara Davis overcomes physical, mental obstacles to reach world stage

July 5, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared as part of the June 28 flipbook. Tara Davis became the first Longhorn woman to earn an Olympic bid competing in the long jump after finishing second in the...

A bond, a photograph, three Latvian female athletes: Texas freshman Kristine Blazevica’s track history runs deep

A bond, a photograph, three Latvian female athletes: Texas freshman Kristine Blazevica’s track history runs deep

June 7, 2021

A picture of a Latvian triple jumper competing in the 1996 Olympic Games hung in the hallway of Kristine Blazevica’s childhood home. Kristine, a freshman heptathlete at The University of Texas from...

Texas track and field equally yoked, headed to NCAA Outdoor Championships

Texas track and field equally yoked, headed to NCAA Outdoor Championships

May 30, 2021

White bibs on burnt orange uniforms stood out on the track among maroon and white and other NCAA competitors in College Station over the weekend. The Longhorns secured 24 bids to send 12 Texas men and...

Texas track and field on top after Big 12 Championships, beats odds

Texas track and field on top after Big 12 Championships, beats odds

May 16, 2021

The rainy weather over the weekend couldn’t contain the Texas track and field program, with 18 individual event titles combined to earn the Longhorns a Big 12 Championship. In the first postseason...

Texas track and field unofficially breaks records in Baton Rouge, falls short of first-place finishes

Texas track and field unofficially breaks records in Baton Rouge, falls short of first-place finishes

April 25, 2021
During the LSU Alumni Gold meet in Baton Rouge, Louisiana this weekend, members of the Texas track and field team unofficially broke several records, but fell short of taking home any first place wins.
Texas track and field competes in Michael Johnson Invitational over weekend

Texas track and field competes in Michael Johnson Invitational over weekend

April 18, 2021
The Texas track and field women gave the Longhorns three first-place finishes and a new personal record at the Michael Johnson Invitational in Waco, Texas, on Friday and Saturday.
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Leo Neugebauer represents Texas well at Roadrunner Invitational

April 17, 2021

While the rest of the Texas track program competed in Waco, Texas, at the Michael Johnson Invitational on Friday, sophomore Leo Neugebauer represented the Longhorns well from over 180 miles away at the...

Texas sprinter Rhasidat Adeleke breaks records with Olympics in mind

Texas sprinter Rhasidat Adeleke breaks records with Olympics in mind

April 6, 2021

It took less than a minute and just 400 meters of all-out effort for Texas freshman Rhasidat Adeleke to entrench her name in Longhorn lore at the 2021 Big 12 Indoor Championships on Feb. 27. The 18-year-old...

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Burnt orange Track & Field falls in NCAA Indoor Championships

March 14, 2021

Texas runners laced up their spikes for one last indoor meet in Fayetteville, Arkansas, on Thursday when the track and field program returned to the Randal Tyson Track Center to wrap up the last chapter...

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Texas Track and Field sweeps conference titles at Big 12 Indoor Championships

February 28, 2021

The Longhorn men and women stood victorious at the Big 12 Indoor Championships in Lubbock, Texas, on Saturday with record-breaking performances and multiple firsts. The No. 17 Texas men won their first...

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Texas Track & Field looks to finish regular indoor season strong in Arkansas

February 22, 2021

Longhorn runners are tying up their laces for one last meet this regular season as the team is scheduled to compete at the Tyson Invitational in Fayetteville, Arkansas, on Feb. 12 and 13. For the second...

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Texas golfer Cole Hammer befriends Jordan Spieth as amateur on PGA tours

November 20, 2020

Cole Hammer and Jordan Spieth linked arms on the ninth hole of the 2020 U.S. Open with four other Longhorns on their flanks. This past September wasn’t the first time the junior golfer had seen...

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UT Golf Club lends to Texas’ success

November 3, 2020

For 80 years after the conception of the Texas golf program in 1920, Longhorn golfers hauled their clubs in the trunks of cars that doubled as locker rooms.   Things have changed since then. Nestled...

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Christoffer Bring reflects on move from Denmark to Texas men’s golf

October 30, 2020

Christoffer Bring traded bundles of layers on a typical day of golf in Denmark for pure sweat in the blistering Texas heat. His attire changed when he came to UT, and so did his life. At 15, Bring dreamed...

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Texas men’s golf places third at East Lake Cup Tournament

October 29, 2020

The Texas men’s golf team concluded its fall season with a third-place finish at the East Lake Cup Tournament in Atlanta, Georgia. The Longhorns met Oklahoma, Pepperdine and Texas Tech for the...

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Texas men’s golf finishes 5th at Maridoe Collegiate Invitational

October 21, 2020

One stop away from the esteemed East Lake Cup next week, the Texas men’s golf team placed fifth overall in the Maridoe Collegiate Invitational on Tuesday. Underneath the sunny sky of Carrollton,...

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Texas men’s golf falls to fourth place at Big 12 Match Play

October 5, 2020

The Texas men’s golf team spent its weekend in Hockley, Texas, at the Big 12 Match Play Tournament hosted by The Clubs at Houston Oaks. The three-day tournament concluded Sunday afternoon as the...

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Men’s golf places 2nd at Colonial College Invitational in Fort Worth

September 30, 2020

The Texas men’s golf team proved dominant as it took second place at the Colonial Collegiate Invitational on Tuesday. The Longhorns made the trip to Colonial Country Club in Fort Worth, Texas,...

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Texas’ chase for men’s golf national title begins

September 28, 2020

After a productive extended off-season, the Texas men’s golf team will open its season Sept. 28 at the Colonial Collegiate Invitational.  The Colonial Collegiate Invitational will be the...

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