In Earl Campbell: Yards After Contact, a new biography of the famed player, Asher Price writes, “Earl Campbell tried, through carrying the football, to transcend race.”
Jessica Luther is a freelance journalist and author of Unsportsmanlike Conduct: College Football and the Politics of Rape. She lives in Austin and can be reached on Twitter.
Articles by Jessica Luther
Michael Hurd's new book shows how the stories we tell ourselves about Texas football history are woefully incomplete.
After Baylor Scandal, Survivor-Centered Bills Give Texas a Chance to Lead Campus Sexual Assault Fight
Advocates say less than 10 percent of sexual assaults are reported in Texas and legislation focusing on support for survivors is most effective.
Charlie Strong and Texas football's long journey out of segregation.