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Darrell K. Royal

Darrell K. Royal (AP Photo/Scott Audette)
Darrell K. Royal (AP Photo/Scott Audette)

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November 10, 2012 "To the family of Darrel K Royal. We are sorry for your loss, you are in our thoughts & prayers Max & Linda Easter" - Max Easter (Weatherford, OK)
November 09, 2012 "Thank you, Darrell, for your service to our country." - Col George O Lewis, USAF (Ret) (Austin, TX)
January 12, 2016 "Daniel 2.44.que vien seria vivir bajo ese reino el cual pueda ayudar a todos los que nesesitamos" - (IL)
July 22, 2014 "His name was Darrell K Royal and he was my father. His middle name was simply "K" in honor of his mother Katy, who died months after giving birth to the youngest Royal boy, Darrell. It is not an abbreviation.

It is very, very difficult to find anyone on the planet who did not love this kid from Hollis.

He was a special person who sprang from the dust bowl and depression that was his childhood in Oklahoma. It doesn't get much more dramatic than that.

His luckiest moment in life was when he met Edith. His worst moments were losing. Losing children.

He was not a showboat. He was a genius, a funny as heck guy, and a terrific example for personal conduct and being smart.

My failing was not grabbing on to him and learning everything he had to teach instead of trying to be better than the best.

I love you, dad. I know you are still here in so many ways. Thanks for your guidance from the beyond." - Mack Royal (Austin, TX)
December 19, 2013 "Coach Royal was one of a kind. Even my dad who was an alumni and Hawkeye Fan from Iowa admired Coach Royal and enjoyed the football games in Austin. My father treasured the autographed football signed by one of Coach's Champion Teams that was given to him by a friend. There will never be another Coach or person like him. At 73 i am still proud to say Hook'M Horns! And rest peacefully Darrell Royal you left a legacy no one will ever touch." - Linda Reppert (San Antonio, TX)
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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Darrell K. Royal, the former Texas football coach known as much for his folksy, simplistic approach to life as for his creative...
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