Archive for: football

 

How Texas Football is Getting Serious About Spotting Concussions

In November 2013, Steve Fainaru and Mark Fainaru-Wade, authors of League of Denial, wrote a story for ESPN.com that cited a 9.5 percent drop in youth football...

 
 

As Harvey Rages On, University of Houston Football is Stuck in Austin

As college football season approaches, coaches normally struggle with depth charts and lingering injuries. For first-time head coach Major Applewhite, he’s...

 
 

Trophy Hunters

In an era when everyone has some kind of award on the shelf, the mantle, or in the attic, what is a trophy really worth? In college football, quite a bit. Besides...

 
 

Boomerang Days: Raising Hell

A Longhorn does college all over again.  I don’t like football. I know this strikes many readers as sacrilege, but I don’t really care how the Longhorn football...

 
 

Texas Enters AP Poll at 11; First Time Ranked Since 2013

Texas fans called it the greatest game at DKR of all-time. The writers who vote in the Associated Press Top 25 poll thought it was enough of a showing to propel...

 
 

Meet Sheroid Evans: Football Player, Fashion Designer, Hustler

On a recent Thursday afternoon, Sheroid Evans is busy in the Division of Textiles and Apparel’s design room—his third home on campus after the football...

 
 

Football and Brain Injury: “Something Needs to Change”

Doctors diagnose more than 200 concussions in NFL players each year. That’s unacceptable, says Shyam Popat, BA ’15, especially considering the long-term consequences...

 
 

Don’t Look Back

Bo Scaife and Selvin Young missed out on greatness in the NFL, but together they helped each other start the rest of their lives. Professional sports history is...

 
 

“Colossal” Dissects the Beauty and Brutality of Football

Andrew Hinderaker’s play Colossal explores the game we all know and love, even if the brutality of football can sometimes make us squirm. The acclaimed play—described...

 
 

Texas Downs Texas Tech in Lubbock, 34-13

“It’s a great team victory and just to watch us bounce back after getting shut out last week,” Charlie Strong said immediately after his Longhorns...

 
 
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