Before the Longhorns officially began their first practice Friday morning, the team gathered around and took a knee in front of a portrait of the late Frank Denius, which was displayed on the sideline.
After an offseason full of speculation surrounding who will be the man under center for Texas come Sept. 1, against Maryland, head coach Tom Herman revealed who the first quarterback to take reps on the day one of fall camp will be.
Texas head coach Tom Herman, who served as Urban Meyer’s offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach at Ohio State University from 2012–2014, declined to comment on a report released by Brett McMurphy on Wednesday which suggested Meyer’s knowledge of domestic abuse by his wide receivers coach Zach Smith since 2015.
Legendary Texas booster and University supporter Frank Denius died Sunday morning. The 93-year-old was a Longhorn alumnus and longtime booster for the football team as well as a contributor to academic projects around the 40 Acres.
Award voters across the country are recognizing the talent on this year’s Texas football squad yet again as two more Longhorns had their name etched on award watch lists for the 2018 season on Monday morning, according to a Texas Athletics press release.