Darrell Royal

Texas History |
January 21, 2013

People We’ll Miss

Big Tex will be back. Sadly, we cannot the say same of Larry Hagman, Darrell Royal, Amarillo Slim, Leslie, and the many other Texans we lost in 2012. 

Sports |
January 21, 2013

Darrell K. Royal, 1924-2012

The best college football coach the state has ever seen died early Wednesday morning at the age of 88. Memories & tributes from the Texas Monthly archives and around the state and country. 

Sports |
January 20, 2013

Legends of the Fall

Texas football heroes Darrell Royal, Doak Walker, Sammy Baugh, and John David Crow are off the field, but they’re still having a ball.

Sports |
January 20, 2013

Horns Aplenty

Will this be the year that the University of Texas Longhorns—the most talented college football team in the country—win their first national title since 1970? Yes. Hook ’em.

Sports |
December 1, 1982

Coach Royal Regrets

Does Texas’ greatest college coach miss football? Nope.

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