Remember The Alamo

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Getting you pumped up for the 2013-14 season, we take a look back at last seasons Alamo Bowl...

FOR TEXANS, JUST SAYING the word "Alamo" invokes the image of a group of men willing to sacrifice everything to hold a line - a group of mean pulled together to achieve a common goal. Appropriately, those same aspects illustrate No. 25 Texas’ performance in the 20th annual Valero Alamo Bowl. The Longhorns defeated No. 14 Oregon State 31-27. The two teams met before a crowd of 65,277 in San Antonio’s Alamodome Dec. 29. The victory required some last-minute heroics, including Texas quarterback David Ash’s 36-yard touchdown pass to Marquise Goodwin with 2:24 to play.

A suddenly stout Longhorn defense also helped the team secure the win. The late touchdown completed the Longhorns’ 10-point comeback — a fight they endured during the final 8:18 of the game. Earlier in ...

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James Schleicher

James Schleicher is the publisher of Horns Illustrated magazine. He's also a fifth generation Texan and lifelong Austinite. Follow @HornsIllus twitter to keep up with all things Horns Illustrated.