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Bevo’s Daily Roundup: Colt McCoy reportedly among former players who support school keeping ‘The Eyes of Texas’ song

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The Texas Tribune is leaning into their reporting on the “The Eyes of Texas” story. The Tribune’s latest report reveals emails showing former Texas Longhorns quarterback Colt McCoy is among the former players who’s continued the push to keep the school song.

From the Tribune: “Former Longhorn quarterback Colt McCoy, who recently signed with the Arizona Cardinals, was among a group of connected University of Texas at Austin donors who organized an effort last June to pressure university leaders to keep the alma mater song, ‘The Eyes of Texas,’ according to new emails provided to The Texas Tribune. ... In addition to McCoy, the list of heavy hitters includes Bud Brigham, an oil tycoon who recently donated an undisclosed five-year gift to the school; Bill Stanley, a chemical engineer and entrepreneur who has donated at least $2 million; and Mickey Klein, an independent oil and gas producer and philanthropist, who has donated nearly $28 million to the university, according to documents included with the emails.”

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NEWS ACROSS THE FORTY ACRES AND BEYOND

  • Texas softball begins a triple header against the Texas Tech Red Raiders today in Austin.
  • Texas baseball begins a triple header today against the Kansas Jayhawks in Lawrence.
  • Texas volleyball takes on the TCU Horned Frogs today \in Fort Worth.
  • The U.S. Supreme Court is currently hearing arguments on NCAA athlete compensation.