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Texas media guide published with recurring typo

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Everybody makes a typo from time to time, and I may be one of the biggest culprits. But I also do not print and release 200-page media guides for some of the largest college football programs in the country, like Texas.

The Texas Longhorns media guide was released with a typo at the bottom of each and every page of the media guide, misspelling the website address for Texas sports website ( Hey, mistakes happen but this one happened to be printed through the entire media guide.

How could something like this happen?

This is just a hunch, but it is not as though somebody manually typed the same typo for each page of the media guide. The media guide was more likely formatted so the address only needed to be typed once and it would appear on each page of the media guide. This may have also been one of the first things entered into the media guide as well, so it could have easily been forgotten.

For what it is worth, the typo has been corrected.

Helmet sticker to SB Nation.

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9 Responses to “Texas media guide published with recurring typo”
  1. sportingzoo says: Jul 24, 2014 7:11 PM

    The domain has already been purchased by a Sooner LOL. says “OU IS BETTER THAN TEXAS, LEARN TO SPELL. I regret to inform you that Bevo has sadly been run over by a covered wagon.

    Disclaimer: This site does not support animal cruelty.”

  2. mogogo1 says: Jul 24, 2014 7:56 PM

    That’s hilarious. Props to whatever Sooner fan jumped on that so quickly. Well played, sir.

    And from my years working on projects like this, headers and footers invite errors. This was the worst of both worlds: In the footer of the document that normally won’t even show on the screen in normal work mode, plus a website so it would be overlooked when it came up on spellcheck because the worker knew it’d come up as misspelled because it wasn’t a real word. Still should have been caught, but not as hard a mistake to make as you might think.

  3. mrlaloosh says: Jul 24, 2014 7:58 PM

    Texsa is the name of a stripper in Austin.

  4. derekgorgonstar says: Jul 24, 2014 9:23 PM

    What a jenius

  5. goodfieldnohit says: Jul 24, 2014 9:24 PM

    The jokes just keep writing themselves at the University of Texas.

    Saban, my ass…

  6. pinchegringo12 says: Jul 24, 2014 10:42 PM

    Strong statement!

  7. larams2016 says: Jul 25, 2014 2:13 AM

    Thank you for the word processing lesson.

  8. wadaea says: Jul 25, 2014 9:17 AM

    i got my decree fron UOT !!Hookum honrs!!!!

  9. rss77 says: Jul 25, 2014 12:59 PM

    Charlie Strong has dismissed the entire media guide staff.

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