#The Eyes Of Texas

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Texas Football Traditions Stand as Tall as a Tower

One of the biggest jokes heard around college football after the news broke that Texas was talking to, and would soon join, the Southeastern Conference, had to do with a league crackdown on taunting. The previous week, Big 12 officials had made a point to let everyone know that they...
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10 reasons why Texas is CFB’s most hated program

The Longhorns are one of the true blue bloods of College football. Ranking No. 4 in all-time wins, four National Titles and two Heisman Trophy winners solidifies that statement. Texas is also one of the most powerful and influential programs in the sport. However, the Longhorns have flexed their muscles over the past two decades and rubbed several other programs the wrong way.
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A Jersey Guy: Are the Eyes of Texas Only on the SEC?

The headline of the week was obvious: Texas and Oklahoma are making exit plans from the Big 12--to the SEC. Makes sense, could and probably will happen. But...there is always a but in these cases, isn't there?. Let me start by saying I spent five years working at the Dallas...
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University of Texas Pays Consultant $1.1 Million To Fix Image Of “The Eyes Of Texas” Song and Make it Less Racist

The University of Texas caught heat last fall, when people finally began to criticize their fight song at sports games, “The Eyes Of Texas.” This was researched by many critics, and was found to have had ties to Confederate General Robert E. Lee. According to the Texas Tribune, school president President Jay Hartzell hired a committee, led by Brad Deutser, to fix the image of this song. He was paid $1.1 million to make this happen. This committee includes 24 Texas athletes, historians, professors and students who would investigate and “chronicle the full history of ‘The Eyes’ and recommend ways we can openly acknowledge, share and learn from it.”