Today in Texas Longhorn Sports History

What happened on this day in Texas Longhorn sports history?

Below is a list of major events in Texas Longhorn sports history that happened on this day. They can have been for current teams, former athletes, or related events. There’s something new every day.

July 7, 1954

Bob Simmons is Born

Offensive guard Bob Simmons is born in Temple, Texas.

July 7, 2000

Charles Alan Wright Passes Away

Constitutional scholar and leader of the Legal Eagles intramural football team Charles Alan Wright dies in Austin, Texas at the age of 72.


I am adding entries just about every day, so if there’s a piece of Texas Longhorn history that you believe is missing, let me know.

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