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TV Eye
The 'Friday Night Lights' depth chart
"...not resonate with folks who didn't grow up in football country. Why all the fuss about high school football?..."

Sept. 29, 2006 Screens Column by Belinda Acosta

Food-o-File
Mangia best served 'Cold'; plus, cake talk
"...You know this town is in full football-fever mode when even Mangia pizzas can be purchased in..."

Sept. 15, 2006 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Friday Night Lights
'Friday Night Lights' is the story of Odessa's Permian High School football dynasty in the 1980s. It's a good story, but did Hollywood pull off a film rendition of Odessa high school football?
"...Lights is the story of Odessa's Permian High School football dynasty in the 1980s. It's a good story, but..."

Feb. 4, 2005 Screens Review by Ed Baker

Coach's Corner
UTmay finish in the Top Ten for the first time in 17 years -- but it won't be enough for Longhorn Fan, the nation's most spoiled and delusional sportsfan. Part two of a two-part series.
"...continuation of last week's column on the worst college football fan in the nation: Longhorn Fan. If you missed..."

Oct. 26, 2001 Column by Andy "Coach" Cotton

Tunnel Vision
"...do is cheat!" Not quite true. Though the OU football program has taken its share of bumpy rides in..."

Jan. 5, 2001 Column by Taylor Holland

Coach's Corner
The Oklahoma Sooners have inspired Coach's first "all-college-football" column ever. Boomer Sooner! Boo Virginia Tech! Hail to Lou Holtz!
"...life. I've rediscovered something many take for granted: College football is really cool. I'll ignore the seedy, money-grubbing side..."

Nov. 3, 2000 Column by Andy "Coach" Cotton

Coach's Corner
Any Given Sunday bites, but no worse than the Coach's prognostications last week. Old wisdom: The Colts are the best in the league. New wisdom: Titans may be for real.
"...What, he wondered, can this guy possibly know about football? Soccer? A man's sport? Only in a Chronicle movie..."

Jan. 21, 2000 Column by Andy "Coach" Cotton

Coach's Corner
"...UT football coach Mack Brown was hired at the basement level..."

Nov. 6, 1998 Column by Andy "Coach" Cotton

Class Struggle
UT Big Wheels' Perks Outweigh Staff's Paychecks
"...John Mackovic, either. He lost his job as UT's football coach four months ago, but he, too, gets to..."

April 24, 1998 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Coach's Corner
"...The cover of Esquire asks, "Is football still relevant?" This got my attention, because I wondered..."

Aug. 29, 1997 Column by Andy "Coach" Cotton

American Underdog
Kurt Warner biopic is too winsome to win big
"...as it recounts the trials and triumphs of NFL football player Kurt Warner (Levi), the first undrafted quarterback and..."

Dec. 24, 2021 Movie Review by Steve Davis

A Rhythmic Ray of Light: Austin Community College's Hip-Hop Production Instructor Ray LaManna
From prisoner to professor, he wants to change people's lives
"..."I played football, ran track, did the whole thing," he says. "I..."

Oct. 29, 2021 Music Feature by Derek Udensi

Day Trips & Beyond: Packers Hall of Fame
A football mecca in Wisconsin
"...avoid the icebox that is Green Bay’s winters during football season. The two-level, state-of-the-art football museum takes the visitor..."

Nov. 11, 2015 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Full-Court Press
Meet the slam-dunk speakers of SXSports
"...Drosos references the way the Seattle Seahawks built a football experience designed to enhance crowd interaction, with a stadium..."

Feb. 28, 2014 Screens Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Enforcing the 'Double Standard'
Major college sports insanity is entrenched at UT-Austin
"...of the Longhorn Network, claims are made that the football program gives back $15-20 million annually to the university...."

Sept. 27, 2013 News Feature by Tom Palaima

'The NFL Beat': To Explode From Within
A personal take on the Jovan Belcher murder/suicide
"...now this column has changed. If you want fantasy football, please go to my website, where my rankings are..."

Dec. 1, 2012 Sports Post by Alex Dunlap

'Ghosts of Ole Miss' Comes Off as Obtuse
Attempt at explaining a civil rights story is a mess
"...an actual portrayal of what the 1962 Ole Miss football team did for Oxford would have been if I..."

Oct. 30, 2012 Sports Post by Will Eidam

Hornucopia
Vinceable: Can this really be the end for VY?
"...capped by being the hero of the greatest college football game ever played, Vince Young went anti-Rosenhaus, becoming the..."

Sept. 28, 2012 Sports Column by Michael Corcoran

Sports Games Stocking Stuffers
A last-minute list for last-minute shoppers
"...NCAA Football 12 EA Sports $59.99..."

Dec. 22, 2011 Sports Post by Mark Fagan

Actual Innocence
Austinite wrongfully convicted for a decade-old school prank hopes to clear his name
"...Clark, a kid he had played with on the football team but who had since dropped out of school,..."

July 29, 2011 News Feature by Caitlin Meredith

Analyzing the Texans Draft: Part 1
In what will be remembered as the 'Phillips draft'
"...exactly the type of players they want on their football team...."

May 10, 2011 Sports Post by Barrett Walton

Cram Session
Catching up on the first three seasons of Friday Night Lights
"...family feel the pressure –and hysteria – of Dillon's football fans... Rising star Jason Street's college quarterback dreams are..."

April 30, 2010 Screens Feature by Kimberley Jones

Luv Doc Recommends: BCS National Championship at Alamo Ritz
Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz, Thursday, January 7, 2010
"...pretty cool town. Thankfully, it's not too cool for football. Austinites will dork out for a Longhorn game every..."

Jan. 8, 2010 Column by The Luv Doc

Big 12 Power Rankings: Week 6
Or 'how to throw a college career away, pt. 2'
"...this team says it will pay me. To play football. Wow, is this a helluva country or what?!"..."

Oct. 16, 2009 Sports Post by John Razook

Guilty Until Proven Innocent
Police dropped charges against AISD senior Mamadee Kamara – but that didn't stop the district from acting as judge and jury
"...decision will effectively destroy Kamara's chances at earning the football scholarship he had hoped would be his ticket to..."

Sept. 25, 2009 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Pilgrim in an Unholy Land: Notes of a Lonely Cowboy
"...know it judging by the sorry state of its football program. The story of Oklahoma State football is a..."

Nov. 3, 2006 Sports Post by John Razook

Justice or Vengeance?
A tale of tragedy and punishment in Williamson County
"...the rowdy mold of some of his Westwood High football teammates. Later, his football coach testified that Threet was..."

Nov. 4, 2005 News Feature by Kevin Brass

After a Fashion
Put this column on the top of your holiday shopping list, and while you're at it, pick out something special for Zsa Zsa Gabor.
"...to me when I point out that I loathe football. The allure of it is totally beyond me. You..."

Dec. 27, 2002 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

Who's Texas?
The story of Texas history says a lot -- about the storytellers
"...There'll be Indians, log cabins, vaqueros, cotton-farming, high school football. Modern-day Texas is represented by an offshore oil rig..."

Sept. 6, 2002 News Feature by Lucius Lomax

Coach's Corner
Odds and Ends: Hello to Rich Beem and the baseball strike; farewell to Dennis Miller and Terrell Davis.
"...but weeks in advance of the start of the football season I'm telling you the AFC champion will be..."

Aug. 23, 2002 Column by Andy "Coach" Cotton

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