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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

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Keondre Coburn 2019: Breakout Star?

Sam Bellessa March 6, 2020

The Texas football team lost nearly its entire starting defensive line after the 2018 season. Big 12 Defensive Lineman of the Year Charles Omenihu, starting defensive tackle Chris Nelson, and fan-favorite...

A look back at Keaontay Ingram in 2019

Sam Bellessa March 1, 2020

The history of Texas football is littered with legendary players in the backfield. Names like Campbell, Williams, Benson and Charles fill the record books. But one of the current carriers of the rock is...


Big 12 Indoor Championship on line

Sam Bellessa February 27, 2020

With the NCAA Indoor Championship meet looming, the Longhorns have one final statement to make before looking ahead to nationals. The Texas track and field team will travel to Ames, Iowa, this weekend...

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Women’s distance medley relay heads to South Bend

Sam Bellessa February 21, 2020

The Texas track and field team is quickly racking up frequent flyer miles.  On Saturday, four members of the Texas women’s track and field squad will compete in the Alex Wilson Invitational,...

Looking back on Joseph Ossai’s 2019 season

Sam Bellessa February 20, 2020

Texas’ opening game against Louisiana Tech was more than two weeks away, and fall camp was in full swing for the Longhorns as several key players were given the chance to field questions for the...

Sam Ehlinger 2019 Retrospective

Sam Bellessa February 14, 2020

Texas’ football season ended over a month ago, but the offseason can be a time for both reflection and for looking forward to next fall. This piece will be the first of several deep dives into the...


Texas track heads to Fayetteville

Sam Bellessa January 31, 2020

Texas track and field is making a habit of keeping good company. This Friday and Saturday, the Texas track and field team will compete against a stacked field at the Razorback Invitational after going...


Johnson, Duvernay lone Longhorns at Senior Bowl

Sam Bellessa January 28, 2020

Last Saturday in Mobile, Alabama, college football’s senior class took the field for the last time in the Reese’s Senior Bowl. What has become known as the college football all-star game, the...

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Longhorns’ indoor season continues with multiple road meets

Sam Bellessa January 24, 2020

The Texas track and field squads will attempt to divide and conquer this weekend as they compete across the country Friday and Saturday.  Several long-distance runners will make the trip up to...

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Longhorns have best finish in years at championships

Sam Bellessa November 24, 2019

While most University of Texas students likely spent their Saturday morning sleeping in or enjoying the mild November weather, 14 Longhorns competed against the best runners in the country at the NCAA...

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Women’s cross country prepares to run through final leg before championship season

Emily Barton and Sam Bellessa October 18, 2019

Texas women’s cross country will reignite the famous in-state rivalry with Texas A&M when it travels to College Station, Texas, to compete in the Arturo Barrios Invitational on Saturday. It will...

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Texas Cross Country prepares for fierce competition in Oregon

Sam Bellessa and Emily Barton September 27, 2019

Texas cross country will travel to Springfield, Oregon, to compete against its fiercest competition yet this season. While the Longhorns are currently unranked, the Bill Dellinger Invitational will host...

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