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Kirk Bohls

American-Statesman Staff

FROM THE ARCHIVES (Dec. 5, 1997): BOHLS: BROWN: SEEMS TO HAVE ROYAL TOUCH

The running joke goes like this. Question: How many Longhorns does it take to screw in a light bulb? Answer: Six. One to actually do the work and five to say how Darrell Royal would have done it. We may not have to imagine any longer how the legendary Texas … Read More

Kirk Bohls

American-Statesman Staff

FROM THE ARCHIVES (Nov. 30, 1997): BOHLS: Dropped

The search for a new University of Texas football coach begins today. It could end by Friday if you-know-who says yes. Athletic Director DeLoss Dodds said he doesn’t need any outside help in hiring a successor to John Mackovic, but just in case, the area code for Evanston, Ill., is … Read More

Kirk Bohls

American-Statesman Staff

FROM THE ARCHIVES (Sept. 14, 1997): BOHLS: Draw the curtain on UT’s darkest moment

At least the band kept playing. It was hard to determine whether the Texas football team did. Oh, the Longhorns were out there all right, or some unreasonable facsimile of the Longhorns. But they seemed to be going through the motions. Backward motions, at that. Did the team quit? Doesn’t … Read More

Kirk Bohls

American-Statesman Staff

FROM THE ARCHIVES (Aug. 31, 1996): Overdrive: It’s time for Longhorns to rev it up

If 1995 was a breakthrough season for Texas football, 1996 should fall into the category of follow through. The Longhorns are in a position to follow up on their first 10-win season in five years, second major bowl berth in 12 seasons and first win at Texas A&M … Read More

Kirk Bohls

American-Statesman Staff

FROM THE ARCHIVES (Aug. 27, 1996): BOHLS: It’s Big; it’s 12; it’s bad to the bone

It’s finally here. The conference with hair on its chest and grit in its belly has arrived. This league is going to be so danged tough, every player should wear all black and fit a pack of cigarettes into his rolled-up sleeves. And that’s just the kickers. Tattoos are mandatory; … Read More