With over 20 Longhorns currently suiting up on Sundays in the NFL, the Texas spirit is alive and well throughout the league. Here are a few former Longhorns to keep your eye on in week five of the NFL season.
Aside from the Longhorns’ win over Iowa State on Thursday night and two other Big 12 matchups, the rest of the conference sat out during week four, opting to use their bye week before conference competition really heated up. Here’s how the week shook out for the few Big 12 teams in action.
Everything appeared to be smooth-sailing for the Longhorns on Thursday night until a 17-yard punt from junior Michael Dickson allowed the Cyclones to set up shop in Texas territory, leading to Iowa State quarterback Jacob Park capitalizing with an 11-yard touchdown pass to wide receiver Matthew Eaton.
Texas head coach Tom Herman met with the media on Tuesday as the Longhorns prepare to open Big 12 play on the road against Iowa State on Thursday night. Here are three notes from Tuesday’s media availability.