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Steve Sarkisian’s Path to Texas Football Glory is Paved with Offensive Wizardry and Self-Reflection

For as many touchdowns as the quarterback scored in his career, if you type “Vince Young touchdown” into Google, one dominates...

 

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The Year of The Longhorn

With three national championships, 13 top-10 teams, and 13 Big 12 championships, Texas is an football volleyball golf swimming...

 

Alumnus Cliff Croomes Steps into His Role as Director of the Longhorn Band

According to his grandmother—admittedly a biased party—Cliff Croomes was always the most well-behaved baby in church. That...

 
 
 

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Buddy’s Burger Launched by Family of Longhorns

Buddy’s Burger in Austin was founded by three family members in 2019 while they were still in college. From left, Saad Fidai;...

 

What We Ate at the State Fair of Texas

Hi y’all, I’m Janelle, digital content coordinator for the Texas Exes. I run the social media accounts...

 
 

Longhorns Roam Alaskan Reindeer Farm

This group of Flying Longhorns travelers stopped to commemorate the moment while visiting a reindeer farm—and met one hungry reindeer—as part of the 2021...

 
 

50-State Journey Ends in Alaska

John C. Thomas, BBA ’83, raised his horns in Alaska’s Denali National Park to celebrate the completion of his journey visiting all 50 states. Thomas is...

 
 

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Never Forget

The NYC Chapter of the Texas Exes remembers September 11, 2001, and the Longhorns we lost.

 
 

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The Places Where We’ve Rooted for the Longhorns—and How Much They Mean to Us

A crowd at Memorial Stadium, circa 1960. In 1924, Texas played its first-ever game at what was originally a 27,000-capacity War Memorial Stadium.   A...

 
 

Twenty Years after 9/11, a Longhorn Reflects on the Unexpected Detour—and the Subsequent Broadway show—that Altered His Life’s Trajectory

On the morning of September 11, 2001, Kevin Tuerff and his then-partner, also named Kevin, were on an Air France flight bound for New York City. The...

 
 

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Briscoe Center’s New Acquisition will be a Mecca for Architectural and Urban Environmental Research

When Steven Hoelscher saw Robert Polidori’s photographs for the first time, he was blown away. The images, depicting the devastating flooding and...

 
 

One of Austin’s Teeniest Attractions is Coming Back in a Big Way

For 60 years, one of Austin’s most beloved attractions was a tiny little train that ran on a very short track and carried just a couple dozen kids and their...

 
 

UT Researchers are Repurposing Cancer Diagnosis Technology to Battle Fish Fraud

Each year, Americans consume nearly 10 billion pounds of seafood, almost all of it imported. But what lands on a boat in the South China Sea is often very different...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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