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Former Texas Longhorns football coach and the man who turned Earl Campbell loose, Fred Akers has died at age 82

Coach Fred Akers is the man who turned “The Yellow Rose of Texas, Earl Campbell loose, and Fred Akers died on Monday at age 82….. Fred Akers lived in the shadow of Darrell Royal, at the University of Texas, but Fred Akers is still one of the top football coaches in the history of the Former Texas Longhorns football coach and the man who turned Earl Campbell loose, Fred Akers has died at age 82