Hager, who walked onto the 40 Acres as a short-haired, clean-cut freshman, made a promise in 2015 that he wouldn’t cut his hair until Texas returned to postseason glory by winning a Big 12 Championship.
The Longhorns and Sooners are on a collision course for this Saturday. And with it comes the Ehlinger-Murray feud, which sparked yet again on Monday when Murray was simply asked: Do you respect Sam Ehlinger’s game?
The Longhorns have shown they’re not a bunch likely to escape any matchup unscatched — not against Oklahoma, not against West Virginia, not even against 3–8 Kansas, the lone team remaining between them and a berth in the conference title game.
With only one week of regular season football remaining, Kyler Murray continues to close the gap between him and Tua Tagovailoa. With a strong performance against West Virginia, things could get interesting. Here's how the Heisman race is shaping up heading into Week 12.