Bill Little Obituary, Death – Bill Little, a prominent figure in Texas Longhorns Athletics history, died on Friday in Austin, according to a release. He was 81 years old when he died. Little was a well-known personality in Texas athletics for more than a half-century and was eventually honored and inducted into the Longhorn Hall of Honor in 1993.
During his stay on the Forty Acres, he had a variety of positions. He began his career as an assistant to the well-known Jones Ramsey, who was Sports Information Director at the time. He finally became the Special Assistant to the Athletics Director after working his way up through the ranks. Following that, he worked as the head of communications for former Texas coach Mack Brown, and then as an assistant athletic director for external relations at the university.
According to the statement, Brown said, “We lost a great man with a huge heart.” “We have lost a great man with a huge heart.”Bill was so dedicated to Texas that he gave his all to both the coaching staff and the players, and he found a lot of fulfillment in his interactions with both groups of people. He was a great person who is held in such high regard by so many people. He was named a Longhorn Legend in his business for his efforts.
Little worked 1,700 games as a baseball umpire at Omaha, in addition to 25 additional College World Series. In addition, he worked 37 bowl games, served as the publicist for three different football national championship teams (1969, 1970, and 2005), and was a part of all three championship squads.