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Hair Lair: On the Harry Ransom Center’s Lot of Locks

Ezra Pound’s hair, which would later grow as dark as his fascist views, is thick and blond, collected from his innocent, 4-year-old head. Percy Shelley’s lock...

 
 

Your Way-Too-Early Guide to Longhorns in the 2018 NFL Draft

It’s mid-February, and with no football on the horizon, you know what that means … endless, (mostly) meaningless speculation about the NFL draft! For...

 
 

Texas’ Quietly Historic National Signing Day

Two years ago it was historic, with last-minute, five-star flips and a surge up the rankings. Last year it was quiet, with a new coach grabbing what he could. The...

 
 

Mack Brown, College Football Hall of Famer

Mack Brown, a member of the Texas Sports Hall of Fame, the Longhorn Hall of Honor, and, as of last month, the Rose Bowl Hall of Fame, added another to his list....

 
 

Kevin Durant Gives $3 Million to UT Austin

Kevin Durant, named 2007 Naismith College Player of the Year after his lone year at Texas, will donate $3 million to the university. The majority of the donation—$2.5...

 
 

The Way Back: Pool Party

Beginning in the early 1940s, the Aqua Carnival was a campus sensation. Used to raise funds for the swim team, the annual event had diving contests, synchronized...

 
 

How Eddie Reese Turned Texas Men’s Swimming and Diving into the Best Program in the Nation

Eddie Reese is the most accomplished (and underrated) coach in college sports.

 
 

Chris Del Conte Introduced as Texas’ New Athletics Director

Seven days ago, Chris Del Conte missed an important phone call. He was in New York City for the National Football Foundation meetings, and saw a number he didn’t...

 
 

Punter Michael Dickson Wins Ray Guy Award at Atlanta Ceremony

On Sep. 25, 2015, freshman punter Michael Dickson hit rock bottom. With under a minute left in a tie game against Oklahoma State at DKR–Texas Memorial Stadium,...

 
 

Texas Drops a Thriller in Dallas, 29-24

The OU game is a weird one every year, at least in recent history. Who could foresee the insanely lopsided Oklahoma victories in 2011 and again the following year?...

 
 
 
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