Stephen F. Austin, Laguna Gloria, & Roo Ties Galore. Happy 2023 Everybody.
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,
The 1979 TIAA Champion Austin College Kangaroos
“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.
The 1979 TIAA Champion Austin College Kangaroos – Previews
Preview #1: Price Clifford We’re gonna tell the story of the 1979 Kangaroo football team later this fall. And for good reason. Without 1979, there is no 1981 national title. The seniors on the 1979 TIAA Conference championship team won more games that year than in the three previous years combined. In many ways, the
Team Player Podcast (TPP) Interview with Pat Abernathey
AC Kangaroo James Kowalewski (Coach Kovo) runs an excellent podcast about coaching & sport in and around the state of Texas. You should check out his “Team Player” podcast if you are a fan of both. James knows his stuff and keeps things moving along at a brisk and fun pace. But you should also