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