It’s Week Two, and No. 9 Texas is considered an underdog in their highly anticipated matchup against No. 6 Louisiana State University. As the spread continues to lean in LSU’s favor, Texas is preparing to face what may be its greatest challenge this season.
After Saturday night’s win against Louisiana Tech, Texas head coach Tom Herman said that freshman running back Jordan Whittington had aggravated his groin. The news Herman relayed to the media Monday was much worse.
With 32 on the back of every helmet, and a moment of silence prior to the season opener, the Longhorn faithful in attendance will feel Cedric Benson’s presence at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium one more time.
The return of college football is upon us. Even in the first week of the season, Heisman contenders will look to make their mark and establish themselves as early favorites for college football’s most prestigious award.
In just over a week, Texas will host one of the nation’s top teams in the No. 6 LSU Tigers. But before the Longhorns prepare for one of the biggest games of their season, they must first face a Louisiana Tech squad with talent on both sides of the ball.