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 NFL season is now 12 weeks old. The most recent week of games was not lacking in entertainment, or notable storylines involving former Longhorns, including one of the most beloved in recent memory getting the chance to show what he’s made of. Here is a rundown of several former Texas football players that headlined Week 12:
With the fifth-overall seed in the tournament, the Longhorns were just a spot shy of hosting their region of the tournament leading up to the Final Four. Instead, they’ll host the first two rounds with Texas having just faced one of the other three teams coming to Austin.