Countless Texas football players have stepped onto the field since the program was established over a century ago. But only a select few have been given the opportunity to wear a burnt orange jersey with the number 60 sewn in.
Texas’ 6–1 record has launched the Longhorns into serious playoff contention for the first time of the College Football Playoff era, which celebrated its inaugural season in 2014. But as top-10 teams continue to fall week after week, head coach Tom Herman knows how dangerous listening to the hype surrounding their program can be.
Texas quarterback Sam Ehlinger is going to spend this week working toward recovery ahead of Saturday’s trip to Oklahoma State. The sophomore will see an uptick in his reps on the practice field with the hope that he will start the primetime matchup against the Cowboys.
The 2018 NFL season is now six weeks young. Some former Longhorns have found great success this season with their respective teams, while others have found quite the opposite. Here’s a look at how some of these players did this week:
When quarterback Sam Ehlinger headed for the tunnel after suffering an AC sprain in his throwing shoulder, the Longhorns needed an offensive spark to keep their winning streak alive. Then, Keaontay Ingram answered the call.