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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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Senior forward Dylan Disu enters the court before a game against Houston Baptist University at the Moody Center on Nov. 10, 2022.

Dylan Disu reflects on college journey from Vanderbilt to Texas

November 29, 2022

In his freshman and sophomore seasons at Vanderbilt, forward Dylan Disu was one of the most electric young players in college basketball. Now a senior leader for No. 2 Texas men’s basketball, Disu...

Notes on the Coach - Baylor

Notes on the Coach – Baylor

November 21, 2022

Baylor head coach Dave Aranda knows defense and success. Aranda served as defensive coordinator for multiple programs including LSU, Wisconsin, Utah State, Cal Lutheran, Delta State and Hawaii. Not to...

Lets Go Bowling: 2022 Bowl Game Predictions

Let’s Go Bowling: 2022 Bowl Game Predictions

November 21, 2022

Bowl game matchups start to take shape as the 2022 college football season wraps up. Although conference championships will play a big role in finalizing matchups, the Daily Texan put together some bowl...

Keys to the Game - Kansas

Keys to the Game – Kansas

November 18, 2022

Re-establish the run game Bijan Robinson saw his least productive game of the season last week against TCU. The junior rushed for just 29 yards — marking his lowest rushing yardage of the season and...

Sophomore Tyrese Hunter advances down the court while dribbling during a game against UT El Paso on Nov. 07, 2022. The Longhorns won 72-57.

Tyrese Hunter, defense propel No. 11 Texas basketball to statement win over No. 2 Gonzaga

November 17, 2022

All cylinders fired on Wednesday night for No. 11 Texas men’s basketball in its decisive 93-74 statement victory over No. 2 Gonzaga at the Moody Center. Texas hosted Gonzaga in the two teams’...

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Big 12 Power Rankings – Week 11

November 10, 2022

1) TCU No. 4 TCU is the Big 12’s only undefeated team, and the Horned Frogs have serious playoff hopes on the line. While not flashy, TCU proved it can win games behind a dominant rushing attack and...

Sophomore Tyrese Hunter advances down the court while dribbling during a game against UT El Paso on Nov. 07, 2022. The Longhorns won 72-57.

No. 12 Texas’ newcomers led Longhorns past stout UTEP opponent to victory in season opener

November 8, 2022

The No. 12 Texas men’s basketball team fought through a turnover-riddled first half on its way to defeating UTEP 72-57 in the team’s season opener on Monday. Playing the first official basketball...

Heisman Watch - Week 10

Heisman Watch – Week 10

November 4, 2022

Hendon Hooker Tennessee’s Hendon Hooker continues his dominant season in the SEC. The senior is coming off his second-consecutive three-touchdown performance in last week’s 44-7 win over then-No....

Head-to-Head History: Oklahoma State

Head-to-Head History: Oklahoma State

October 20, 2022

No. 20 Texas enters this weekend as the favorite in its matchup against No. 11 Oklahoma State. While the Cowboys ran the table in the 2010s, the Longhorns boast a 26-10 all-time record against their Stillwater...

Veteran Longhorns learn from youth, provide leadership on men’s basketball roster

Veteran Longhorns learn from youth, provide leadership on men’s basketball roster

October 18, 2022

Despite Chris Beard fulfilling his first season as head coach, last year’s men’s basketball team was defined by seniority and experience throughout the roster. But with Beard bringing in several...

Heisman Watch - Week 7

Heisman Watch – Week 7

October 14, 2022

CJ Stroud CJ Stroud sits in the driver’s seat of both the nation’s most potent offense and the Heisman race halfway into the regular season. The junior leads the nation with 24 passing touchdowns...

Longhorn Lookback: Texas looks to prevent late game collapse

Longhorn Lookback: Texas looks to prevent late game collapse

October 7, 2022

Texas faces Oklahoma on Saturday, marking the two rivals’ 118th meeting and the first of the century where both teams enter unranked. The Red River Rivalry hasn’t featured both the Longhorns and Sooners...

West Virginia: Opponents to Watch

West Virginia: Opponents to Watch

September 30, 2022

Texas looks to bounce back Saturday as West Virginia comes to town for each team’s second test in the Big 12. Both squads are also looking for their first win in conference play after the Longhorns’...

Week 4: Keys to the Game

Week 4: Keys to the Game

September 22, 2022

Texas dives into Big 12 conference play Saturday as the team travels to Lubbock to face Texas Tech. The game also marks the Longhorns’ first game of the season without a seemingly elemental home crowd. Texas...

Notes on the Coach: Jeff Traylor

Notes on the Coach: Jeff Traylor

September 15, 2022

UTSA head coach Jeff Traylor returns to his collegiate coaching roots in his Texas homecoming.  Since he left UT-Austin at the end of the 2016, he’s left a mark on the Roadrunners and other marquee...

Historical dominance, short-term woes addressed Saturday as Texas hosts No. 1 Alabama

Historical dominance, short-term woes addressed Saturday as Texas hosts No. 1 Alabama

September 8, 2022

A chance for redemption awaits the Longhorns this Saturday as No. 1 Alabama visits DKR, the two teams’ first meeting in over a decade. The game also marks the first time Texas has hosted Alabama in Austin...

Get to know the newest Longhorns football transfers

Get to know the newest Longhorns football transfers

September 1, 2022

Head coach Steve Sarkisian hit the transfer portal hard this offseason. As Texas seeks to bounce back from a 5-7 finish, here are five transfers who are sure to make an immediate impact. Quinn Ewers The...

Sarkisian pushes back against depth chart controversy, stresses need for further competition

Sarkisian pushes back against depth chart controversy, stresses need for further competition

September 1, 2022

In an apparent break from tradition, Texas head coach Steve Sarkisian chose Monday not to release an official depth chart for Saturday’s game against Louisiana-Monroe. The decision, while not unheard...

With injuries and lack of depth along offensive line, freshmen expected to play key roles

With injuries and lack of depth along offensive line, freshmen expected to play key roles

August 25, 2022

For the Orange-White game in April, the Longhorns had nine available scholarship offensive linemen. Of the 18 currently listed on Texas’ roster, half are freshmen or redshirt freshmen. Even in fall...

Longhorns in NFL Week 11

Longhorns in NFL Week 11

December 18, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared as part of the November 23 Double Coverage flipbook. Marquise Goodwin On what seemed to be a game-winning touchdown, Chicago Bears wide receiver Marquise...

Longhorns in the NFL Week 10

Longhorns in the NFL Week 10

December 18, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared as part of the November 19 Double Coverage flipbook. D’onta Foreman D’Onta Foreman contributed on the ground and through the air during the Tennessee...

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Longhorns showed up in big moments in Week 9 of NFL action

December 17, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared as part of the November 12 Double Coverage flipbook. Colt McCoy Texas legend and Arizona Cardinals backup quarterback Colt McCoy took full advantage of...

Former Longhorns shined on the defensive side of the ball in Week 8 of NFL action

Former Longhorns shined on the defensive side of the ball in Week 8 of NFL action

December 17, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared as part of the November 5 Double Coverage flipbook. Adrian Phillips Adrian Phillips helped secure the New England Patriots a tight upset victory over the...

Longhorns in the NFL: Week 7

Longhorns in the NFL: Week 7

December 16, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared as part of the October 29 Double Coverage flipbook. Trey Hopkins At the forefront of the Cincinnati Bengals’ offensive line, Trey Hopkins helped pave...

Former Longhorns shine in the trenches in Week 5 of NFL action

Former Longhorns shine in the trenches in Week 5 of NFL action

December 16, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared as part of the October 15 Double Coverage flipbook. Quandre Diggs Quandre Diggs made his presence evident in the Seattle Seahawks’ secondary on Thursday...

Longhorn Lookback: Recording the Red River

Longhorn Lookback: Recording the Red River

December 16, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared as part of the October 8 Double Coverage flipbook. The Longhorns head to Dallas this weekend to face No. 6 Oklahoma in one of the most beloved rivalries in...

From Masters to top of amateurs, golf blood runs deep in Coody family

From Masters to top of amateurs, golf blood runs deep in Coody family

December 15, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared as part of the November 12 flipbook.  Pierceson and Parker Coody are some of the nation’s best golfers, and they have the genes to prove it.  The twins’...

Longhorns in the NFL: Tucker makes history and other things in Week 3

Longhorns in the NFL: Tucker makes history and other things in Week 3

December 14, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared as part of the October 1 Double Coverage flipbook. Texas football alums showed up and showed out Sunday across the league. For longstanding Texas fans, Longhorns...

Texas overcomes slow shooting start to take down Jackson State, 78-64

Texas overcomes slow shooting start to take down Jackson State, 78-64

December 2, 2021

The Longhorns showed up aggressive in a Wednesday night win over Jackson State. No. 15 Texas’ swarming style was initially a mixed bag but fell eventually in the team’s favor after the Longhorns’...

Longhorns in the NFL

Longhorns in the NFL

October 25, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared as part of the September 24 Double Coverage flipbook. Week 2 of the NFL season featured a handful of Longhorns who shined on both sides of the ball, putting...

Mike Bloomgren: Rice’s offensively-minded point man looks to disrupt Texas

Mike Bloomgren: Rice’s offensively-minded point man looks to disrupt Texas

October 21, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared as part of the September 17 Double Coverage flipbook. Rice hopes to secure its first win of the season under head coach Mike Bloomgren’s fourth season leading...

Texas basketball: by the minutes

Texas basketball: by the minutes

October 15, 2021

Chris Beard hit the ground running and constructed a high caliber team that consists mostly of transfers.  After Texas basketball lost four starters to the NBA draft, Beard went and recruited six of the...

Pierceson Coody, Mason Nome shine as No. 5 Texas men’s golf takes home first Big 12 Match Play title

Pierceson Coody, Mason Nome shine as No. 5 Texas men’s golf takes home first Big 12 Match Play title

October 15, 2021

Pierceson Coody and Mason Nome highlighted Texas’ performance en route to its championship victory over Texas Tech to put a stamp on the fall season. The No. 5 Longhorns men’s golf team took first...

Texas faces off against Big 12 rivals and other top contenders in Fort Worth

Texas faces off against Big 12 rivals and other top contenders in Fort Worth

October 6, 2021

Editor’s Note: This article first appeared as part of the October 1 flipbook. A proven Texas roster with high expectations looks towards elite status and a top finish at the upcoming Colonial Collegiate...

Texas men’s golf ties for 7th at the Colonial Collegiate Invitational

Texas men’s golf ties for 7th at the Colonial Collegiate Invitational

October 5, 2021
Big 12 foes Oklahoma, Oklahoma State and TCU all edged out  Texas, but the Longhorns weren’t without impressive performances.
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No step lost in Longhorns’ Carrollton golf season debut

September 17, 2021

The Texas men’s golf team showed promise in its first invitational of the season. The No. 5 Longhorns took second in the Maridoe Collegiate Invitational in Carrollton. Fifteen teams competed in the...

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