About $300,000 in Texas no-win BCS items for Haiti

The University of Texas is sending nearly $300,000 worth of

clothing to Haiti to help earthquake victims.

The 13,000 shirts and 1,000 caps were produced to celebrate a

Longhorns’ victory in the Jan. 7 national championship game against

Alabama. Texas lost the game 37-21.

University Co-op spokeswoman Casey Ellis says the shirts retail

for $20 each, while the cap price was $22. Instead, they will be

sent to Haiti on Friday with the help of various charity


The co-op is the main distributor of Longhorns’ merchandise and