Alex Silver beat cancer with the grace he learned from his mom, herself a cancer survivor. A year later, Alex is Texas' starting first baseman.
Dylan Fritelli's clutch shot to win the NCAA golf title saved the ending to a down year for the Longhorns' sports teams.
For four days, across 110 miles and four stadiums, Texas Longhorns fans and their Texas A&M counterparts said goodbye to the Lone Star State's rivalry.
With a walk-off hit to beat Texas A&M for the last time in what could be a long time, Texas shortstop Jordan Etier adds his name to the series' lore.
Augie Garrido's baseball team always deals with heightened expectations. But in 2012, the Longhorns will do so while dealing with injuries and unproven pitchers.
While Brenham High School is close to Texas A&M, its two best prospects -- Malcom Brown and Tim Cole -- spurned the Aggies for the Longhorns.