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The Daily Texan

Official newspaper of the University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

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4 takeaways from Longhorn’s loss to West Virginia

4 takeaways from Longhorn’s loss to West Virginia

November 20, 2021

Third-and-18. Coming off the best drive of redshirt freshman quarterback Hudson Card’s career, ending in a perfectly placed deep ball over freshman Xavier Worthy’s shoulder for a 52-yard touchdown,...

Senior night success: No. 2 Texas sweeps Kansas State as Eggleston, Fields shine

Senior night success: No. 2 Texas sweeps Kansas State as Eggleston, Fields shine

November 19, 2021

Emotions poured into  Gregory Gym on Thursday night following the Longhorns victory, as seniors Sydney Petersen and Brionne Butler gazed up at a video montage of their greatest moments, grasping their...

3 takeaways from Longhorns home loss to Kansas Jayhawks

3 takeaways from Longhorns home loss to Kansas Jayhawks

November 14, 2021

For the first time since 1956, Texas has lost five consecutive games. The 1–8 Jayhawks, who hadn’t won a Big 12 road game since 2008, went into Austin and beat the Longhorns 57-56 in overtime.  Saturday’s...

3 takeaways from the Longhorns blowout loss in Ames

3 takeaways from the Longhorns blowout loss in Ames

November 7, 2021

Rock bottom. The Longhorns haven’t won a game since Oct. 2. They have found ways to lose games in unimaginable ways. Saturday night’s 30-7 loss in Ames, Iowa, however, felt like rock bottom for this...

What to expect from 5-star recruit Dillon Mitchell

What to expect from 5-star recruit Dillon Mitchell

November 3, 2021

Dillon Mitchell needed one visit to decide that Texas was the place for him. The five-star recruit from Montverde Academy chose the Longhorns on Oct. 25. Mitchell is ranked No. 28 in the country and...

4 takeaways from the Longhorns second half meltdown against No. 16 Baylor

4 takeaways from the Longhorns second half meltdown against No. 16 Baylor

October 30, 2021

The Longhorns surrendered a double digit second half lead, as the offense failed to string together consistent drives and the defense failed to put any pressure on the opposing quarterback. That sentence...

Texas sets sights on quarterback recruit, Arch Manning

Texas sets sights on quarterback recruit, Arch Manning

October 27, 2021

A plethora of high-level high school prospects visited Austin for Texas’ game against Oklahoma State on Oct. 16, with the headliner being five-star quarterback Arch Manning. Manning, who plays for...

Second half struggles: How Texas can use bye week to fix issues

Second half struggles: How Texas can use bye week to fix issues

October 21, 2021

Over the last three games, the Longhorns scored a total of 26 points in the second half. They escaped against TCU due to sophomore running back Bijan Robinson’s heroic performance. Then, they lost two...

Four takeaways from No. 25 Texas’ home loss to No. 12 Oklahoma State

Four takeaways from No. 25 Texas’ home loss to No. 12 Oklahoma State

October 16, 2021

Entering Saturday’s home game against No.12 Oklahoma State, a lot of questions surrounded how the Longhorns would respond following their collapse in the Red River Showdown against No. 6 Oklahoma. Saturday’s...

4 takeaways from No. 21 Texas’ heartbreaking loss to No. 6 Oklahoma: Give Casey Thompson his dues, atrocious run defense and more

4 takeaways from No. 21 Texas’ heartbreaking loss to No. 6 Oklahoma: Give Casey Thompson his dues, atrocious run defense and more

October 10, 2021

As the Texas offense jogged off the field after tying the game at 48-48 on Saturday, a sense of hope filled the orange half of the Cotton Bowl.  The Longhorns had a chance to send the game into overtime...

Reflecting on Bijan Robinson’s historic career thus far

Reflecting on Bijan Robinson’s historic career thus far

October 8, 2021
As Texas approaches its biggest game of the season, the Texan reflected upon Robinson's historic rise through 14 career games.
New faces, same expectations: reviewing the women’s basketball season

New faces, same expectations: reviewing the women’s basketball season

October 3, 2021

Coming off a deep run in the NCAA tournament, the Texas Longhorns women’s basketball team will face a lot of turnover heading into Vic Schaefer’s second year as head coach.  Junior forward Charli...

Four Takeaways: Bijan’s monster performance lifts Longhorns over Horned Frogs

Four Takeaways: Bijan’s monster performance lifts Longhorns over Horned Frogs

October 2, 2021

The Longhorns have notoriously struggled with Gary Patterson and the Horned Frogs since TCU joined the Big 12 in 2012. Coming off their first Big 12 win of the season over Texas Tech, the Longhorns headed...

4 takeaways from Texas’ 35-point win over Texas Tech: Thompson, Sarkisian shine as offensive line dominates

4 takeaways from Texas’ 35-point win over Texas Tech: Thompson, Sarkisian shine as offensive line dominates

September 25, 2021

The Longhorns opened up conference play with a statement as they eased to a 70-35 victory over Texas Tech. From the opening snap, the Longhorns played efficiently on offense and ferociously on defense.  The...

4 postgame takeaways from Texas vs. Rice: Casey Thompson gets first career start

4 postgame takeaways from Texas vs. Rice: Casey Thompson gets first career start

September 19, 2021

The Longhorns looked much sharper on both sides of the ball Saturday in a 58-0 shutout victory over Rice after an ugly 40-21 loss at the hands of the Arkansas Razorbacks. All eyes were on junior quarterback...

Texas rowing captures first national championship

Texas rowing captures first national championship

May 30, 2021

The Texas rowing team was lifted from club to varsity status in 1997 and did not compete in the Big 12 until 2009. Just over a decade later, the Longhorns overcame a two-hour delay and a final-race deficit...

Texas rowing dominates the Big 12 Championship

Texas rowing dominates the Big 12 Championship

May 15, 2021

The No. 2-ranked Texas rowing program won their sixth consecutive Big 12 Conference title on Saturday morning in dominant fashion, sweeping the four race meet at Walter E. Long Lake in Austin. In a...

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Longhorns in the NBA

May 5, 2021

The Texas men’s basketball program is well represented in the NBA with ten former players currently on active rosters. As the league’s playoffs loom nearer, here’s how five of the Longhorns’ top...

Texas Rowing sweeps past Virginia as strong season continues

Texas Rowing sweeps past Virginia as strong season continues

May 2, 2021
Texas Rowing earned their second sweep of the season against the No. 3 Virginia Cavaliers at the Rivanna Reservoir, winning all four races.
Winners, losers from head coach Steve Sarkisian’s first spring game

Winners, losers from head coach Steve Sarkisian’s first spring game

April 28, 2021
The Orange-White spring game on Saturday contained both standouts and low points for the football team as Texas fans got their first chance to see the new-look program under first-year head coach Steve Sarkisian.
Texas Rowing continues strong season at Longhorn Invitational

Texas Rowing continues strong season at Longhorn Invitational

April 25, 2021
The No. 2-ranked Texas rowing team took care of business at the Longhorn Invitational this weekend at Walter E. Long Lake in Austin as they hosted a plethora of schools, accumulating victories in five races.
Texas Rowing starts season off right with dominant performance in Ann Arbor

Texas Rowing starts season off right with dominant performance in Ann Arbor

April 10, 2021

The women on the Longhorn rowing team have been eagerly waiting for a chance to get back on the water since their season was canceled last spring. On Saturday morning, they seemed to channel that frustration...

Looking into Texas’ quarterback battle

Looking into Texas’ quarterback battle

April 6, 2021

On April 24, Texas will take the field in a public setting for the first time since its Alamo Bowl victory over Colorado. However, quite a bit has changed since that blowout win. Former head coach Tom...

Looking back on Francesca Raggi’s decorated rowing career

Looking back on Francesca Raggi’s decorated rowing career

April 6, 2021
Star rower Francesca Raggi is competing to avenge Texas’ 2019 NCAA Championship Runner-Up finish.
Looking back at Texas men’s basketball senior class: Defining moments for Coleman, Febres, Hamm, Sims

Looking back at Texas men’s basketball senior class: Defining moments for Coleman, Febres, Hamm, Sims

March 26, 2021

Senior center Jericho Sims throws it down in a Jan. 25, 2020 game against LSU. The big man from Minnesota has had his fair share of highlight-reel dunks in his four-year career as a Longhorn. The Texas...

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2022 recruiting cycle picking up steam under Sarkisian

March 5, 2021

Editor's Note: This story first appeared in The Daily Texan's March 2 print edition. Before head coach Steve Sarkisian was hired Jan. 2, the class of 2022 football recruiting cycle indicated...