BEGINNING NOV. 7, there was the expected and much deserved blitz of tributes to Darrell K Royal, former football coach at the University of Texas, who passed away at age 88 after a six-year battle with Alzheimer’s and, ultimately, complications from a fall in the extended care facility in which he most recently lived.

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