University of Texas


Fri November 7, 2014

Gary Borders: 'Hook 'em Horns' Harley made his mark

Credit David Swinney

I met Harley Clark in 2005 while attending a 50th anniversary celebration in Austin of the “Hook ’em Horns” sign. His buddy invented it one night while making shadow figures on the wall of a dorm room. Clark, who was the University of Texas head cheerleader in 1955, introduced the sign to the world at a pep rally. He unilaterally proclaimed the symbol for the Longhorns was now the official hand signal of the university.

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Fri March 28, 2014

Gary Borders: Cocoa Beach spring break meant a special walk down the pier

Commentator Gary Borders spent spring break in Cocoa Beach, Fla. There, against a backdrop of sand and surf, he was the father of the bride, a rite of passage he put into words.

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