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Longhorns football four-year starter Sam Ehlinger is off to the NFL with the Indianapolis Colts as the 218th overall draft pick.

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The venue is still far from completion but foreshadows the most expensive venue ever built on an NCAA campus. (Laura Figi/Austonia)

The University of Texas' new Moody Center is shaping up and starting to appear like the 530,000 square-foot arena it promises to become.

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UT volleyball clinched the NCAA semifinals to land a spot in the NCAA Championship. (NCAA Women's Volleyball/Twitter)

In a semifinal shocker, University of Texas volleyball swept No. 1 seed Wisconsin 3-0 to advance to the NCAA Championship Tournament finals.

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The Longhorn Band will be forced to play the controversial "Eyes of Texas" song next fall, according to an announcement released Wednesday. (Shutterstock)

The Longhorn Band will be required to perform "The Eyes of Texas" at University of Texas sporting events, the Butler School of Music wrote in a press release Wednesday.

In part due to controversy over the alma mater's connection to minstrel shows, the university has announced its future plans include "increased performance options and reduced financial burden for students." To make concessions with the UT students who have refused to play "The Eyes of Texas," the university will begin funding for a separate band, set to start in fall 2022, that will not force students to play the song.

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