FILE - This Dec. 30, 1972 file photo shows Alabama coach Paul "Bear" Bryant, left, and Texas coach Darrell Royal talking with reporters prior to their meeting in the Cotton Bowl on Jan.

 

              FILE - This Dec. 30, 1972 file photo shows Alabama coach Paul "Bear" Bryant, left, and Texas coach Darrell Royal talking with reporters prior to their meeting in the Cotton Bowl on Jan.
FILE - This Dec. 30, 1972 file photo shows Alabama coach Paul "Bear" Bryant, left, and Texas coach Darrell Royal talking with reporters prior to their meeting in the Cotton Bowl on Jan. 1. The University of Texas says former football coach Darrell Royal, who won two national championships and a share of a third, has died. He was 88. UT spokesman Nick Voinis on Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012 confirmed Royal's death in Austin.(AP Photo/File)