The “1979 TIAA Champion Kangaroos” story has been added the book “Roo Tales: The Stories of Austin College Football.” I’ve shared a link for the hardcover & kindle options in the comments (if you want paperback, I’ll need to email you that link directly). The book now includes stories from 7 different years/seasons: 1893 1920
I’ve got a Stephen F. Austin (Nacogdoches) story up in the AC Alumni Group. The AC Alumni Group is the place for AC non-sports stories. This group is for AC sports stories, so I’m sharing a 1935 picture from the SFA yearbook. The Lumberjack football team hosted the Roos in Nacogdoches and got crushed by
There’s a great article in this week’s Austin American-Statesman by Michael Barnes. It’s about Stephen F. Austin (the “father” of Texas) and my hometown of Austin, TX. The article is full of Austin College Kangaroo ties, which makes it a nice hook for a Roo Tale that will usher in the year 2023. Subscription required,
“You gotta love ‘em. You gotta love the Cowboys. They’re the most exciting team in the NFL. They can pull it out!” – Dallas Cowboys safety Charlie Waters in the broadcast booth, moments before the iconic Roger Staubach-to-Tony Hill touchdown over Washington to end the 1979 regular season. The 1970s belonged to the Dallas Cowboys.