As the University of Texas Longhorns begin their 117th football season, SPORTS ILLUSTRATED pays tribute to this Lone Star treasure with a book that draws on 55 years of award-winning magazine coverage. SI tells the Longhorns' story with excerpts from classic articles and with vintage photographs, as well as rare images from the team's earliest years. Inside you'll find our selections of 20 great moments in Longhorns history (including the opening of Memorial Stadium) and10 of the program's most historic victories, as well as profiles of five giants of University of Texas football. In addition, you'll get an all-access pass that takes you behind the scenes of coach Mack Brown's current program. Legendary sportswriter Dan Jenkins introduces the book, which includes contributions from SI's Walter Bingham, Tim Layden, Austin Murphy, Bruce Newman, Pat Putnam, Roy Terrell, John Underwood and Jenkins himself. James Street, the former quarterback, provides the valedictory. This hardbound edition also includes a bonus 16-page section with some of the most vivid Longhorns images that have appeared in SI. This is Texas football.