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The End of the Trail?
GARY CARTWRIGHT
November 22, 2010
A season of Cowboys woes and Longhorns lows has rocked Texas football
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November 22, 2010

The End Of The Trail?

A season of Cowboys woes and Longhorns lows has rocked Texas football

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Back in Austin, an hour before game time, the Kohlers reach Band Hall. A crowd of students and band members clusters about the drum, seemingly wary, as though some villain might run off with it. We walk to the drum, and I touch it with the back of my hand. It is firm and unyielding. "This is it," Rob tells me, his eyes sparkling in the fading light. "This is what I come for."

Gary Cartwright retired in August after 37 years as a writer for Texas Monthly.

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