Texas coach Charlie Strong told the Longhorn Network Thursday night that neither linebacker Malik Jefferson nor safety Dylan Haines will be able to play Saturday against Baylor.
Charlie Strong says starters Malik Jefferson & Dylan Haines are OUT for Baylor game. Malik is 2nd in tackles and Haines leads team in INT.
— Longhorn Network (@LonghornNetwork) December 4, 2015Advertisement
Both were injured Thanksgiving night in a loss to Texas Tech.
Baylor still is the top offense in the country, so the Bears would be difficult for Texas to deal with even at full strength. However, Baylor is down to third-string quarterback Chris Johnson. Top running back Shock Linwood also could still be feeling the effects of a sprained ankle. Coach Art Briles was unsure how much Linwood would play against the Longhorns.
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