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Texas Longhorns athletics programs include the extramural and intramural sports teams of The University of Texas at Austin. These teams are referred to as the Texas Longhorns (or variously as Longhorns or Horns), taking their name from the Longhorn cattle that were an important part of the development of Texas, and are now the official "large animal" of the State of Texas. The University of Texas at Austin is the apparent flagship institution of The University of Texas System. The women's teams are sometimes called the Lady Longhorns, but generally both the men's and women's teams are referred to as the Longhorns, and the mascot is a Texas Longhorn steer named Bevo.

The Longhorn nickname appeared in Texas newspapers by 1900.

The University of Texas at Austin offers a wide variety of varsity and intramural sports programs. Due to the breadth of sports offered and the quality of the programs, Texas was selected as "America's Best Sports College" in a 2002 analysis performed by Sports Illustrated. Texas was also listed as the number one Collegiate Licensing Company client from 2005 - 2007 in regards to the amount of annual trademark royalties received from the sales of its fan merchandise.

Texas is one of only two remaining NCAA Division I schools to operate separate men's and women's athletic departments. The other school, the University of Tennessee, is currently in the process of merging its men's and women's athletic departments, with the transition to be completed at the end of the 2011 12 academic year.

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Football : All-time national award winners

Football : All-time national award winners
Heisman Trophy
Best player >
1977 Earl Campbell - RB
1998 Ricky Williams - RB
Maxwell Award
Best player >
1965 Tommy Nobis - LB/OG
1998 Ricky Williams - RB
2005 Vince Young - QB
2009 Colt McCoy - QB
Outland Trophy
Best interior lineman >
1963 Scott Appleton
1965 Tommy Nobis
1977 Brad Shearer

Football : All-time national award winners
Walter Camp Award
Best player >
1998 Ricky Williams - RB
2008 Colt McCoy - QB
2009 Colt McCoy - QB
Dick Butkus Award
Best linebacker >
2004 Derrick Johnson
>
1977 Earl Campbell
Davey O'Brien Award
Best quarterback >
2005 Vince Young
2009 Colt McCoy
Archie Griffin Award
College Football Most Valuable Player >
2008 Colt McCoy

Football : All-time national award winners
Lombardi Award
Best lineman or linebacker >
1981 Kenneth Sims - DT
1984 Tony Degrate - DT
2008 Brian Orakpo - DE
Bronko Nagurski Trophy
Best defensive player >
2004 Derrick Johnson - LB
2008 Brian Orakpo - DE
Jim Thorpe Award
Best defensive back >
2005 Michael Huff - S
2006 Aaron Ross - CB
Manning Award
Best quarterback >
2005 Vince Young

Football : All-time national award winners
Doak Walker Award
Best running back >
1997 Ricky Williams
1998 Ricky Williams
2004 Cedric Benson
Associated Press College
Football Player of
the Year Award
Best player >
1998 Ricky Williams
Draddy Trophy
Academic Heisman >
2007 Dallas Griffin
Ted Hendricks Award
Defensive End of the Year >
2008 Brian Orakpo

Football : All-time national award winners

Football : All-time national award winners
Coach of the Year >
1961 Darrell Royal
1963 Darrell Royal
2005 Mack Brown

Softball : UT's Louisville Slugger/NFCA All-Americans
Player Position Year(s)
Cat Osterman Pitcher 2002, 2003, 2005, 2006
Blaire Luna Pitcher 2010
Nikki Cockrell Second Base 1998, 1999
Autumn Estes Outfield 1999
Lindsay Gardner Second Base 2000
Jodi Reeves Shortstop 1998
Christa Williams Pitcher 1997, 1998, 1999

Swimming and diving :
Gold Silver Bronze
2008 10 2 2
2004 9 4 6
2000 9 9 2
1996 7 2 3
1992 5 3 3
1988 5 4 1
1984 5 1 0
1980 0 1 0
1976 2 0 0
1968 1 0 0
1960 1 0 0
1956 1 1 0
1952 2 0 0
1948 1 0 0
Total 68 31 18

Texas Longhorns football

Stadium - Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium
Culture - Hook 'em Horns * Hex Rally * Longhorn Band * Bevo * Hook 'em (mascot) * Smokey the Cannon * Texas Fight * The Eyes of Texas * All-Americans Rivalries - Texas A&M (Lone Star Showdown) * Oklahoma Sooners (Red River Shootout)
National Championships (4)

Big 12 Conference

North DivisionColorado Buffaloes (leaving in 2012) * Iowa State Cyclones * Kansas Jayhawks * Kansas State Wildcats * Missouri Tigers * Nebraska Cornhuskers (leaving in 2011)
South DivisionBaylor Bears * Oklahoma Sooners * Oklahoma State Cowboys * Texas Longhorns * Texas A&M Aggies * Texas Tech Red Raiders

Conference USA (C-USA)

West DivisionHouston Cougars * Rice Owls * SMU Mustangs * Tulane Green Wave * Tulsa Golden Hurricane * UTEP Miners |
East DivisionEast Carolina Pirates * Marshall Thundering Herd * Memphis Tigers * Southern Miss Golden Eagles * UAB Blazers * UCF Knights |
Soccer-Only MembersKentucky Wildcats (men's) * South Carolina Gamecocks (men's) * FIU Golden Panthers (men's) * Colorado College Tigers (women's) |
HistoryMetro Conference * Great Midwest Conference * Southwest Conference |



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