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Julies Whittier-1st Black Letterman at UT

Texas College Football-Nearly two years ago, Friday November 27th 2020, the University of Texas, according to ESPN, "unveiled a new 12 1/2-foot statue of trailblazer Julius Whittier, the Longhorn/s first Black letterman, outside the north end of Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium..." Julius who went on after his senior year, playing on the 1970 National Championship Team and earning a degree in philosophy, to earn a graduate degree (LBJ School of Public Affairs) and law degree (UT) and worked "most of his life as a senior prosecutor in the Dallas County District Attorney's office before retiring in 2012." Other notes "UT admitted the first black undergraduates" on August 1, 1956 (Source and first black football players in 1963 (Source Darrell Royal was the athletic director and head football coach in 1963.

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