FC: Texas Athletics program from A-Z
1: A -lamodome B- en Crenshaw C -ompaq Center D -allas cowboys E- rwin Center F- red Couples G -ERALD J .Ford H- ouston Texans I.I -Nelson field J -ordan Shipley K- evin Durant L- ost Creek golf | M- iles Austin N- CAA finals O-wls of Rice P- oint Venture Q -uad four R- angers S- hell Houston open T -exas A&M U- sup ATX V -on Miller W- estlake teX -as vs OU Y -ao ming Z -aharias, Babe | Table of Contents
2: The Alamodome
3: The Alamodome is what is known as a “third generation” facility. Its features column-free spans for unobstructed viewing and curtain wall system for configuration flexibility. | The Alamodome opened on May 15, 1993 at a cost of approximately $186 million. It is owned and operated by the City of San Antonio. | the Alamodome in May of 2010 setting an all time attendance record for the largest concert ever played in San Antonio; the attendance was 55,266 people. | The Alamodome was the home of the NBA World Champion San Antonio Spurs from the years of 1993 to 2002.
4: Ben Crenshaw
5: Ben Daniel Crenshaw (born January 11, 1952) is an American professional golfer. | Ben Crenshaw was born in Austin, Texas. | He attended and played golf at Austin High School and the University of Texas | He turned professional in 1973.
6: Compaq center
7: The 17,000-seat Compaq Center arena annually serves as host to two million patrons who attend an average of 190 sports and entertainment events The Compaq Center is one of the few arenas in the country that serves as home to five professional sports franchises The Compaq Center regularly hosts events such as Ringling Bros. Barnum & Bailey Circus, Disney on Ice, Sesame Street Live, Harlem Globetrotters, live professional boxing and wrestling, and concerts by today's leading entertainers The Compaq Center has hosted numerous NBA Finals, the NBA All-Star Weekend, and the 1996 IHL All-Star Game
8: Dallas Cowboys
9: The Dallas Cowboys are an American football team that plays in the Eastern Division of the National Football Conference (NFC) | The team plays its home games at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas. | Super Bowl Championships (5) 1971 (VI), 1977 (XII), 1992 (XXVII), 1993 (XXVIII), 1995 (XXX) | The Cotton Bowl is played in the cowboys stadium.
10: Erwin Center
11: Frank C. Erwin, Jr. Special Events Center, commonly known as Frank Erwin Center or UT Erwin Center, is a multi-purpose arena on the campus of The University of Texas at Austin | It is also sometimes referred to as "The Drum" or "The Superdrum", owing to its drum-like appearance from outside (not to be confused with Big Bertha, the large bass drum used by the University of Texas marching band). | The facility is primarily the home court for the UT men's and women's basketball programs. | The center, intended to replace Gregory Gymnasium, cost $34 million to build in 1977.
12: Fred Couples
13: Frederick Steven Couples (born October 3, 1959) is an American professional golfer who competes on the PGA Tour and Champions Tour | A former World No. 1, he has won numerous events, most notably the 1992 Masters Tournament | Couples has been named the PGA Tour Player of the Year twice, in 1991 and 1992 | His most recently win was in 2004 in the Shell Houston Open by 4 strokes.
14: Gerald J. Ford
15: Gerald J. Ford Stadium is a stadium in University Park, Texas, one of the two "Park Cities" that form an enclave within the city limits of Dallas | The stadium is used primarily for football, and it is home to the Southern Methodist University (SMU) Mustangs | The building stands on the site of the former Ownby Stadium, | Ford Stadium opened on September 2, 2000 with a football game against the University of Kansas
16: Houston Texans
17: The Texans didn't hit the field until 2002, but there's plenty of history before and after that point. Here's a look at the franchise's timeline from infancy through its eighth NFL season. | The team is currently a member of the Southern Division of the American Football Conference (AFC | the Houston Oilers, moved to Nashville, Tennessee, where they are now the Tennessee Titans. The team majority owner is Bob McNair
18: I.I nelson field
19: The I.I Nelson field is home of high school football and soccer. The fan capacity is able to hold up to 20,000. Also the I.I nelson field is located in 7400 Berkman Drive, Austin, Texas, 78752, United States Surface Type is Artificial turf the best for soccer games.
20: Jordan Shipley
21: Jordan Shipley made the longest kickoff return in the 103-year history of the Red River Shootout. On October 25, 2008, Shipley set a Texas Longhorn record for receptions, catching 15 passes for 168 yards Shipley was drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals Jordan Shipley holds almost every high school major career receiving record for the state of Texas, including career receptions (264), receiving yards (5,424), and receiving touchdowns (73).
22: Kevin Durant
23: Kevin Wayne Durant (born September 29, 1988) is an American professional basketball player for the Oklahoma City Thunder | Durant was the consensus 2007 National College Player of the Year and the 2006–2007 Big 12 Player of the Year | He was picked 2nd overall in the NBA draft. | There he went on to win the NBA Rookie of the Year Award after his debut season
24: Lost Creek Golf
25: Lost Creek is located in 1114 Lost Creek Blvd # 365, Austin, TX | Lost Creek is a private golf course. | People recognize the course by the 18th hole is one of the most populars par 3 in the country. | Lost Creek features 6,522 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 72 .
26: Miles Austin
27: Miles Jonathon Austin III (born June 30, 1984) is an American football wide receiver for the Dallas Cowboys | He was signed by the Cowboys as an undrafted free agent in 2006 | He played college football at Monmouth. | During his college football days at Monmouth University, Austin caught 150 passes for 2,867 yards and 33 touchdowns
28: NCAA Finals
29: Roughly 77,000 fans are expected to attend one or more of the Final Four games The GHCVB estimates direct spending related to Final Four will top $100 million. Every team to appear in the national championship since 2000 had a defense ranked 19th or better The NCAA gets lots of sponsors.
30: Rice Owls
31: Rice participates in NCAA Division I athletics and is part of Conference USA. Rice was a member of the Southwest Conference until its breakup in 1996. Rice is the second smallest school competing in NCAA Division I FBS football measured by undergraduate enrollment. The Owls won the College World Series in 2003.
32: Point Venture Golf Course
33: Point venture costs $40 per player + cart and green fees Poimt vrmture is a par 36 9 hole course The course is 3100 yards Hole 2 has a 90 degree turn
34: Quad Four Rowing
35: There are two positions one can have on a rowing team: a rower or a coxswain. The coxswain is an athlete who is typically small in size and stature. His or her job is to steer the boat and motivate the crew. Rowers are typically tall and have lean muscle mass. Typically, a rowing race is 2,000 meters. A quad may be rowed with or without coxswain.
36: Texas Rangers
37: The Texas stadium can hold up to 49,115 fans.The stadium was built in 1994, the construction cost $90 million dollars and the Texas rangers are fist in the AL west standing.
38: Shell Houston Open
39: It is currently played in April at Redstone Golf Club in the Houston suburb of Humble, Texas. The 2011 purse was $5,900,000, with $1,062,000 going to the winner The whole length is 7,457 yards and its a normal par 72
40: Texas A&M
41: Opened in 1876 as Texas' first public institution of higher learning, Texas A&M University is a research-intensive flagship university with 38,000-plus undergraduates and more than 9,000 graduate students studying in over 250 degree programs in 10 colleges.
42: Sup ATX
43: SUP ATX made Austin the stand up paddle boarding capital of the world SUP ATX started in Malibu SUP ATX had a mission to spread stand up paddle boarding SUP ATX mainly works with flat lakes
44: Von Miller
45: Von Miller (born March 26, 1989) is an American football linebacker | He was drafted second overall by the Broncos in the 2011 NFL Draft. | He played college football at Texas A&M. | As a junior at Texas A&M, he led the nation in sacks (17).
47: Westlake's football team has at times been one of the elite teams in Texas. In 1996, Westlake won its first, and only state football championship. Super Bowl champion quarterback, Drew Brees, went to Westlake. The baseball team has won two state championships. The first was in 1980. Future major leaguers Calvin Schiraldi and Kelly Gruber were on that team.
48: TeXas vs OU- Red River Rivalry game
49: The Red River Rivalry is played in dallas in the middle of the state fair. The series is considered one of the greatest rivalries in American sports. The game originated in 1900, while Oklahoma was still a United States territory and the Oklahoma campus was still in Oklahoma Territory. Until the 2005 meeting, the 100th meeting between the schools, the game was called the Red River Shootout. The game typically has conference or even national significance.
50: Yao ming
51: Yao scored 20 points on a perfect 9-of-9 from the field and 2-of-2 from the free-throw line Yao finished his rookie season averaging 13.5 points per game and 8.2 rebounds per game The Rockets won the first two games in Dallas, and Yao made 13 of 14 shots in the second game, the best shooting performance in the playoffs in Rockets history. Yao's final averages for the series were 21.4 points on 65% shooting and 7.7 rebounds.
52: Babe Zaharias
53: Babe Zaharias gained world fame in track and field and All-American status in basketball. She won two gold medals and one silver medal for track and field in the 1932 Los Angeles Olympics. Babe became America's first female golf celebrity and the leading player of the 1940s and early 1950s. She won 17 straight women's amateur victories