Posted January 21st, 2008 by Brian
Filed under: Football

Rooster AndrewsI picked out my first football cleats at Rooster Andrews‘ store when I was a little kid. Most of my early Texas gear came from one of his stores. His name is one all Longhorn fans recognize. Andrews died today at the age of 84.

The former student manager was associated with the Texas football program for over 65 years, first as manager/water boy, then as placekicker, then sporting goods store owner, and eventually Longhorn legend. The five foot tall Andrews at one time owned four sporting goods stores in the Austin area, and was friends with U.S. presidents and Texas coaches from Clyde Littlefield to Dana X. Bible to Darrell Royal to Mack Brown. Truly a fixture in Texas Longhorn history, hopefully Rooster Andrews’ name will continue to live on.

R.I.P. Rooster Andrews 1923 – 2008.


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    David Puddy

    This blog is as dead as Rooster.

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    oooooooohhhhhhhhhhhhhh charlie! do you have the juevos to actually show up here and take your lickings the way tom brady did tonight. i got your immortal right here biotch. and now you have a whole offseason of listening to more spygate. all i gotta say to you is a big “I TOLD YOU SO.” oh yeah quick question for ya. what number does eli wear? i believe it is #10. you know another amazing qb that wears #10, that’s right VINCE YOUNG baby.

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    Technically Puddy I did at least post some links in the right sidebar but yes I have been super busy the last week. I’ve been working on a BIG redesign of the site and that’s been taking away a lot of my free time, but I do plan on doing a ton of coverage of National Signing Day and other recruiting news starting this week.

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