What you see here a nice piece of statuary built in honor of one of the great Texas Longhorns of all time: Al Jolson.

Or maybe that's Vince Young. It is difficult to say. Sports has many ways of honoring significant figures: a jersey in the rafters, a mural, a bronze statue; hell, Walton Payton and Roberto Clemente have high schools (there are probably a lot more, but those two jump out). These honors are usually commissioned and, you know, don't look like something out of Mammy.

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