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Texas Longhorns history

The University of Texas played its first football game 130 years ago today

An inexperienced group of future lawyers, doctors, businessmen, and cattle ranchers from UT upset the top football team in the state on November 30, 1893, and forever cemented football’s status in Austin.

An historic list of Texas football’s military veterans

Over 270 Longhorn football lettermen and six head coaches have served in the U.S. military in some capacity.

A history of Texas Longhorn football players from an immigrant background

At least 10 football team captains and 6 UT Hall of Honor inductees have been foreign-born or first-generation Americans.

A history of the Texas-Alabama football series

The two college football blue bloods have played 10 times and had several players and coaches who spent time at both schools.

Six athletes who played football at both Rice and Texas

A historic look at some past Longhorns who also suited up at Rice, the team UT will open its 2023 season against on Saturday

Which Longhorn football rosters had the most UT Hall of Honor inductees?

Seven teams have had a dozen or more Texas Athletics Hall of Honor members among their lettermen.

A history of Texas Longhorns who won high school football state championships

Longhorns have played on state championship teams in 15 different states over the past century.

Texas Longhorn signees/commits 2022 season in review

Eight of UT’s 2023 signees and one 2024 commit won state championships in the 2022 season.

Five Texas Longhorn commits will play for state championships this weekend

Future Longhorns will suit up in three championship games in Arlington.

A salute to the military veterans of Texas Longhorns football

Here’s a list of Longhorn football lettermen known to have served in the military, from the Spanish-American War to the wars of the 21st century.

UT football history: That time a Longhorn guard was mistakenly reported dead

103 years before Jerry Lee Lewis’s erroneously-reported death, there was a similar incident involving a popular Longhorn.

Ranking the states that have produced the most Texas Longhorns

UT’s historic out-of-state players have primarily come from these states.

Texas Longhorn legend Steve Worster has died

The former All-American fullback was a starter on two national championship teams.

These high schools have produced the most Texas Longhorns - Part Two

The all-time top football pipeline schools for the University of Texas.

These high schools have produced the most Texas Longhorns - Part One

The seven schools named here have sent more than their share of big time players to Austin over the years.

On Joseph Maytubby: The first Oklahoman to play for Texas

Maytubby, a member of the Chickasaw Nation, was a football star and team captain at Duke (then called Trinity College) before playing one season at Texas in 1896.

UT’s forgotten Olympians

Profiling two early Texas star athletes who are missing from the school’s list of all-time Olympians

In remembrance of Capt. James “Red” Goodwin

He joined the Army Air Corps after being elected Texas Longhorn co-captain for 1941, and was shot down over Germany three years later.