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Texas baseball player Bret Boswell poses for a photo to celebrate his graduation from the university. The University of Texas athletic department held a celebration reception for its 2017 graduates in the Texas Centennial Room in Bellmont Hall Friday morning May 19, 2017. RALPH BARRERA/AMERICAN-STATESMAN


Social reaction: Longhorns, current and former, celebrate graduation day

Posted May 20th, 2017


Over the weekend, a total of 80 current and former University of Texas athletes participated in graduation ceremonies. For some, it marked the end of a four-year journey of self discovery on and off the playing field.

For others, graduation meant returning to the campus they once wowed with athletic skill and bringing their UT experience full circle with a degree. Perhaps the most notable graduate was former men’s basketball star T.J. Ford, but scroll below and you’ll find social media reactions from a myriad of athletes.

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Men’s basketball

GALLERY:ย UT Athletic Department celebrates its graduates on May 19


Women’s basketball

Track and field

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Swimming and Diving



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