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Charlie Strong Named Texas Head Football Coach

Former Louisville head coach and two-time conference coach of the year becomes the 29th head coach in UT history

Presidents Wager Barbecue on National Title Football Game

The presidents of The University of Texas at Austin and The University of Alabama have wagered their regions' most renowned delicacy—barbecue—on the outcome of the national title football game on Thursday, Jan. 7.

Student Government Associations to Help Feed Homeless People in Pasadena Jan. 6

Student government organizations from The University of Texas at Austin and The University of Alabama will join together the day before the BCS National Championship football game in a service project to feed homeless people in Pasadena, Calif.

Athlete’s mental toughness as important as physical strength, say sport psychologists

Athlete’s mental toughness as important as physical strength, say sport psychologists

Don't Even Think About It: Former baseball player Ray Knight said, 'Concentration is the ability to think about absolutely nothing when it is absolutely necessary' and very succinctly summed up about half of the tenets of sport psychology. Much-loved Longhorn and coaching legend Darrell Royal summed up the other half when he stated, 'Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.'

Mack Brown Honored with The Mack Brown Distinguished Chair

Mack Brown Honored with The Mack Brown Distinguished Chair

In a night that included legendary names in the world of college football, Texas head football coach Mack Brown was honored with The Mack Brown Distinguished Chair for Leadership in Global Affairs at a dinner at the Four Seasons Hotel in Austin on Friday (May 16).

Event to Celebrate Mack Brown Chair in Global Affairs

Event: Media availability with The University of Texas at Austin President William Powers Jr., UT football coach Mack Brown, Penn State University football coach Joe Paterno and former pro football player and sportscaster Lynn Swann to talk about the Mack Brown Distinguished Chair for Leadership in Global Affairs.

Legendary Coach Joe Paterno to Keynote Dinner Honoring Football Coach Mack Brown

A dinner honoring The University of Texas at Austin's head football coach, Mack Brown, for his dedication to leadership on and off the field will be held Friday, May 16, at 7 p.m. at the Four Seasons Hotel.