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Oklahoma State safety Ramon Richards (7) gets a finger on Texas wide receiver John Burt (1) during the second quarter of an NCAA college football game in Austin, Texas, on Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017. NICK WAGNER / AMERICAN-STATESMAN

WATCH: Texas WR John Burt breaks tackle, tightropes sideline for 90-yard gain

Posted October 21st, 2017

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Update: John Burt is still really fast.

The Texas wide receiver made his first big play of the 2017 season Saturday against Oklahoma State, breaking off a 90-yard reception that set up the Longhorns’ first touchdown.

The 6-foot-3 junior, who also competes in hurdle events for the UT track team, stiff-armed a Cowboys defender before tight-roping the sideline on the second quarter reception. Watch below.

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Did he step out? Texas quarterback Sam Ehlinger rushed his team down the field before the play could be reviewed, and scored a 2-yard touchdown to tie the score at 7-7.

ESPN reported that Burt’s catch was the longest non-touchdown reception in Longhorns history.

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