Matthew McConaughey on the sideline of the Texas football game at Royal-Memorial Stadium Saturday, Nov. 26, 2015. (Stephen Spillman for AMERICAN-STATESMAN)

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Matthew McConaughey showed up to Texas practice, so the season has officially started

Posted September 1st, 2016

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Gird your Horns. Wooderson is in the house.

The Texas Longhorns will put up their hooves against the Fighting Irish on Sunday, and they got a not-uncommon pep talk at practice Wednesday from Bevo-in-human-form Matthew McConuaghey, 247 Sports reports. The team spread the word all over Twitter, too, with offensive tackle Tristan Nickelson, defensive tackle Gerald Wilson and linebacker Malik Jefferson among those who met the McC:

The Texas Football Twitter account shared a few more shots, too, including a down-low between McConaughey and coach Charlie Strong, as well as a rather stoic offensive coordinator Sterlin Gilbert.

This isn’t even the biggest splash McConaughey made on campus in August. The actor showed up last week to the film class he’s helping to teach at UT this semester.

The Texas-Notre Dame game is sold out, UT announced Thursday.

[h/t 247 Sports]

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