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9 Facts About Texas Longhorns

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Texas Longhorns athletics programs include the extramural and intramural sports teams of The University of Texas at Austin.

The University of Texas at Austin, informally UT Austin, UT, University of Texas, or Texas in sports contexts, is a public research university and the flagship institution of the University of Texas System.

The Texas Longhorn is a breed of cattle known for its characteristic horns, which can extend to over 1.8 m tip to tip for bulls, and 2.1 m tip to tip for steers and exceptional cows.

Texas is the second largest state in the United States by both area and population.

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These teams are referred to as the Texas Longhorns, taking their name from the Longhorn cattle that were an important part of the development of Texas, and are now the official "large animal" of the U.S. state of Texas.

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The University of Texas at Austin is the flagship institution of the University of Texas System.

The University of Texas System encompasses 14 educational institutions in the U.S. state of Texas, of which eight are academic universities and six are health institutions.

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The women's teams are sometimes called the Lady Longhorns, but generally both the men's and women's teams are referred to as the Longhorns, and the mascot is a Texas Longhorn steer named Bevo.

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The Longhorn nickname appeared in Texas newspapers by 1900.

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The University of Texas at Austin offers a wide variety of varsity and intramural sports programs.

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Due to the breadth of sports offered and the quality of the programs, Texas was selected as "America's Best Sports College" in a 2002 analysis performed by Sports Illustrated.

Sports Illustrated is an American sports media franchise owned by Time Inc. Its self-titled magazine has over 3 million subscribers and is read by 23 million people each week, including over 18 million men.

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Texas was also listed as the number one Collegiate Licensing Company client from 2005–2013 in regards to the amount of annual trademark royalties received from the sales of its fan merchandise.

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Texas is the only remaining NCAA Division I school to operate separate men's and women's athletic departments, after the other remaining holdout, the University of Tennessee, merged its men's and women's athletic departments at the end of the 2011–12 academic year.

The National Collegiate Athletic Association is a non-profit association which regulates athletes of 1,281 institutions, conferences, organizations, and individuals.

The University of Tennessee is a public sun- and land-grant university located in Knoxville, Tennessee, United States.

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