Archive for: Darrell Royal

 

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The Immortals

Bobby Layne and Doak Walker met on a high school football field, played with and against each other for decades, and had a friendship that changed the game of college...

 
 

“I Have No Regrets”: Notes from Mack Brown’s Resignation Press Conference

Sixteen seasons, 153 wins, two trips to the Rose Bowl, two Big 12 titles, and one national championship—Mack Brown has created quite an impressive legacy for...

 
 

The Spirit of ’63

Fifty years ago, the Texas Longhorns won their first national championship, despite doubts and outright derision from the national media. We take a look back at...

 
 

Q&A: David McWilliams on Coach Royal and the ’63 Longhorns

David McWilliams, BA ‘64, Life Member, is associate athletics director and head of the T Association, the organization of UT letterwinners. He served as head coach...

 
 

Gridiron Girl Game Preview: Iowa State

Greetings, Longhorn fans! This week brings me to you in a bittersweet mood. I am still saddened over the loss of Darrell Royal. He is an icon for the University....

 
 

Best of Dallas Chapter’s 2012 Get Teed Off at OU

Yesterday, a chorus of voices singing “The Eyes of Texas” and a shot from Smokey the Cannon kicked off the Dallas Chapter’s 25th-annual Get Teed...

 
 

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Oklahoma Boy, Texas Legend: Our All-Time Favorite ‘Royalisms’

Darrell Royal is one of the most-quoted coaches in the history of sports; his words show appreciation for a uniquely phrased sentiment, and he usually chose the...

 
 

Why the New Ricky Williams Statue Will Be So Fitting

Ricky Williams, the world-traveling football player and former Longhorn great, was already immortal in the eyes of Texas fans. On April 1, it becomes official. Before...

 
 
 
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