Anthony Wheeler to miss Texas’ game against Texas Tech

Posted November 5th, 2016


Texas will be without its leading tackler for today’s battle with Texas Tech.

Texas announced on Saturday morning that sophomore linebacker Anthony Wheeler will miss the Longhorns’ battle at Texas Tech because he is attending his grandfather’s funeral. Back-up offensive lineman Tristan Nichelson was also left behind in Austin because of a head injury.

Wheeler has registered a team-high 60 tackles this season, and he also had forced two fumbles and broken up two passes. Freshman Jeffery McCulloch is listed as Wheeler’s back-up on the Texas depth chart.

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