Texas Honors Passing Of Coach Darrell Royal By Running First Play From Wishbone, Gains 47 Yards

Legendary Texas Longhorns coach Darrell Royal passed away at 88 this week, and his former team paid tribute to him with a helmet decal and midfield logo. Current coach Mack Brown announced, too, he'd honor the man who introduced the wishbone to major college football by running UT's first offensive play from the… »11/10/12 12:48pm11/10/12 12:48pm


"Just A Hunch": To Win What Might Have Been His Biggest Game, Darrell Royal Had Texas Do The Very Thing He Hated

Former University of Texas football coach Darrell Royal despised the forward pass. "Three things can happen," he famously said of throwing the football, "and two of them are bad." In 1968, Royal rolled out a scheme that allowed Texas's offense to be effective with minimal passing. The wishbone, as it was called, was a… »11/07/12 5:10pm11/07/12 5:10pm