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FIVE QUESTIONS: IOWA STATE 7 – TEXAS 33

EACH YEAR, the Longhorns honor Veterans Day with a poignant and respectful salute. On game day, the team pays tribute to those who served our country over the years. But on Nov. 10, the game took on an even more meaningful tone due to the death of former Texas coach Darrell K Royal. Royal — who recently made his battle with dementia public — passed away just three days earlier.

The team walked onto the field, knowing that they still had football to play and that the show Royal helped build must go on. And with all the pageantry and tears, the Texas football team honored Royal the best way possible — they played a nearly flawless game, beating Iowa State 33-7. Someone needed to act as the foil ...

 


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