Thursday, Nov 21, 2019
 
Earl Campbell, Yards after Contact
by Asher Price
Energy Journalism Fellow
Published September 2019/University of Texas Press
 
 
 
Asher Price, a Capitol bureau reporter for the Austin American-Statesman, grew up in New York City and has lived in Texas 15 years. He loves barbecue and football. Asher studied English at Yale and has graduate degrees from Oxford and Columbia in public policy and journalism.
 
Asher Price writes about energy, the environment and state politics for the Austin American-Statesman. Three times the Society of Environmental Journalists has named him a finalist for its beat reporter of the year award.
He is the author of Year of the Dunk, a memoir about basketball, cancer and the frontiers of human potential, and co-author of The Great Texas Wind Rush, the backstory about how the oil-and-gas state became the country's top producer of wind power. 
 
Also speaking: Dave Barron
 
Dave Barron, Houston Chronicle Award Winning Sports Reporter  (Football Writers Association of America) will share his thirty-year-experiences covering Texas Sports.
 
Dave Barron covered the The Houston Oilers and saw, firsthand, the  Bum Phillips, Dan Pastorini, Earl Campbell era as well as the last hurrah season in Houston's Astrodome-1993, featuring, Jack Pardee, Buddy Ryan, Kevin Gilbride, Warren Moon, Bruce Matthews.  And, then, the Houston Oilers left town for Tennessee...
 
Dave will share his stories of the "Luv Ya Blue" Era and Earl Campbell.
 
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