Decades after his last game in 1976, Darrell K Royal remains “The Coach,” the winningest football coach in University of Texas history. DKR offers an intimate, insider’s view of the life of the man behind the legend through an extraordinary collection of never-before-published photographs, letters, newspaper clippings, football ephemera, recollections, and “Royalisms” lovingly preserved by Edith, Royal’s wife of more than sixty-five years.
Leaders and Success
Darrell Royal featured in Investor's Business Daily? Michael Mink's column "Leaders and Success" spotlights traits that made the Coach a great manager and motivator.
1958 Sugar Bowl
1958 Sugar Bowl: DKR's first Longhorn Bowl Game was a bust, but he took lessons away from that defeat.
Celebrate your Texas Pride with the ultimate bucket list for Longhorn fans, the definitive guide for all who bleed burnt orange and white.
The story of The University of Texas is continuously being written. From Colt McCoy and the 2009 season to conference realignment and the departure of the Aggies, please help update our list of recent memorable events and tell us what we left off the original list of "100 Things."
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A glimpse inside the hearts and minds of some of Texas’ greatest players. From Howard Terry to Earl Campbell to Vince Young, each player’s story is unique, yet they all convey the essence of Texas football: Pride.
Jenna McEachern is an oddity: a female who “gets” football – the rules, the jargon, and the culture of the game.
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