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Thursday, Nov 21, 2019

Earl Campbell, Yards after Contact

by Asher Price

Energy Journalism Fellow

Published September 2019/University of Texas Press

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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.