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Royal's community says goodbye

Former coach has been part of the Texas program since 1956

Updated: November 7, 2012, 5:56 PM ET
By Carter Strickland | HornsNation

AUSTIN, Texas -- The "Eyes of Texas" played low and slow Wednesday. Radio stations interrupted their programming to play the beloved Texas fight song.

It was Darrell Royal's taps.

"Darrell Royal was a coaching icon and the face of football in the Lone Star State for a generation of Texans," Texas governor Rick Perry said.

"It's certainly a great loss for our campus, Austin and all of Texas, and we grieve that loss," University of Texas president Bill Powers ...

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