Posts Tagged ‘University of Texas’

A Tribute to James Street

Posted by    |    October 2nd, 2013 at 3:22 pm

Texas icon James Street died Monday, September 30 at the age of 65. The two-sport all star is best known for his heroics during the Texas vs Arkansas game that led to being crowned the 1969 National Champion in college football. This video is courtesy of the Longhorn Network.

Bev Kearney’s Attorney Ratchets Up The Pressure On Texas Administration

Posted by    |    March 21st, 2013 at 5:16 pm

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That allegation from Kearney’s attorney according to the SA Express.

The EEOC has 180 days to investigate her claim of gender and racial discrimination before Kearney and attorney, Derek Howard, can sue. Which they intend to do.

The money quote:

Howard said he has knowledge of “in excess of 10″ inappropriate relationships between UT staffers and subordinates. He said such relationships are “part of the culture” at UT and that none of the staffers involved have been subject to the same treatment Kearney received when the school discovered last fall she’d had an affair with a student-athlete in 2003.

Mind you, his claim potentially includes all of the University of Texas – not just the Athletics department. Nevertheless, there are some nervous administrators in Bellmont Hall right now. Because there may be some fire for this smoke.

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Mack Responds to the New Recruiting Rules

Posted by    |    February 20th, 2013 at 8:41 am

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The NCAA recently announced proposed revisions to its recruiting rules that would significantly reduce or eliminate limitations on the size of a school’s recruiting staff, the frequency of contact with recruits, and the amount of promotional materials a school may send to prep stars. The new rules have college coaches scrambling to ramp up their recruiting efforts and hire new staff dedicated to scouting and player evaluation.

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Tribute to Coach Darrell Royal

Posted by    |    November 8th, 2012 at 11:00 am

Two of the class acts in NCAA coaching history

 

We came across this picture of two of the class acts that ever graced the game of collegiate football.  Coach Royal and Coach Wilkinson represented the best of OU and Texas.

 

 

 

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Texas Longhorns Football Legend Darrell Royal is Dead

Posted by    |    November 7th, 2012 at 8:28 am

Darrell K Royal, the highly successful and legendary former Texas football coach known for creating the wishbone offense and winning two NCAA football national championships, has died. He was 88.