Senior defensive end Breckyn Hager will run onto the field for the final home opener of his Longhorn career Saturday. A white “C” will be stitched onto his burnt orange jersey, signifying him as one of the team captains, but it will likely be draped over by his blonde, free-flowing hair. The golden locks, which have nearly become a trademark for the defensive end, now drop past his shoulders –– he hates it.
As the Longhorns hit the field for their first home football game this Saturday, Texas Athletics will be working closely with Parking and Transportation Services and the UT Police Department to prepare for forecast thunderstorms and showers.
Major changes to the Big Ticket policy include general admission seating and substituting scanning printed tickets for scanning student IDs to enter the stadium, Amy Folan, executive senior associate athletics director, said in a statement.
As much as last week’s loss to Maryland hurt the hearts of all Longhorn fans, head coach Tom Herman put it best: The sun is going to come up tomorrow. This week, Texas will play Tulsa at home, in what should be a good opportunity for the Longhorns to get their first victory of the season. Here’s what Texas needs to do to result in a comfortable win at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium.
Mistakes on both the offensive and defensive sides of the ball were apparent in Texas’ season-opening loss last Saturday. Offensive coordinator Tim Beck and defensive coordinator Todd Orlando know that these mistakes have to be fixed before they face Tulsa this weekend. On Wednesday, Beck and Orlando discussed the team’s shortcomings so far. Here’s some of the takeaways: