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Today in Texas Longhorn Sports History

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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.

August 2, 1948

James Street is Born

Quarterback James Street, who led the Horns to consecutive national championships, is born in Longview, Texas.

August 2, 1961

Walter Morris Passes Away

Shortstop Walter Morris dies in Dallas, Texas at the age of 81.

August 2, 1983

Huston Street is Born

Huston Street, ace closer and some of former QB James Street, is born in Austin, Texas.

August 2, 1996

Kip Harkrider Wins Bronze

Kip Harkrider wins a bronze medal as part of the USA Baseball team in the 1992 Summer Olympics.

August 2, 2012

Anthony Fera Announces Transfer to Texas

Penn State kicker Anthony Fera announces that he will transfer to Texas. As part of the NCAA sanctions against Penn State, players are allowed to transfer and be eligible to play immediately.


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.

This information is provided by the History Collection WordPress Plugin, a WordPress plugin that I have created.

Written by Brian Combs

July 17th, 2012 at 5:27 pm

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