Seventy-three days are left until the start of the football season, but Texas quarterback Sam Ehlinger was ready to play games on Wednesday.
On his Twitter account, Ehlinger posted a photo of himself and actor Matthew McConaughey. Ehlinger asked his 57,000 followers to guess what McConaughey said to him before a 37-14 win over USC on Sept. 15, 2018. He promised $100 for a successful guess.
— Sam Ehlinger (@sehlinger3) June 19, 2019
Below are some of the responses that Ehlinger received:
He’s trying to sell you a Lincoln MKZ
— Tabitha Lipkin (@TabithaLipkin) June 19, 2019
“We are ghosts… driving meat-coated skeletons made from stardust, riding a rock, hurtling through the cosmos. Fear nothing.”
— Ryan Harvey (@hookemryan) June 19, 2019
Trust your ojos, Samuel. You’re the general. El capitan. Lead your muchachos.
— Capi (@Capi56082154) June 19, 2019
"I-35 is the glistening back of an infinite Leviathan deep in the silky black ocean, and your car is a grain of sand, churning around it to infinity under the light of a pale moon and stars from galaxies that died eons ago like dried tears on Zeus' eternal cheek…"
— Evil MoPac (@EvilMopacATX) June 19, 2019
Alright alright alright
— Landon Gutierrez (@Landon_G11) June 19, 2019
— Rawb Stark (@Robert_Moulton) June 19, 2019
Samuel. Sammy-Sam. Sam-U-L. The Good Book says that Samuel was the son of Elkanah, but you’re the son of Texas, brother. You got that elk blood in you though. You know what elk do, Sammy Miami? They run. They run to victory, salvation and FREEDOM. Just run, Sam. Be free. Hook Em.
— DJ (J.D.) Harris (@djjdharris) June 19, 2019
“Van Gogh, DaVinci, Picasso and now you Señor Ehlinger. This game is your masterpiece, k? This gridiron? Your canvas. This pigskin? Your brush. That stable of highly touted 5 star recruits? Your palette. Mona Lisa smiles for thee. Hook em”
— Big Thunder Rumble Fish (@thndrrmblfsh) June 19, 2019
‘Texas is back’ is a state of mind. Texas will never be “back.” Texas has always been here. In here. Up here. All around us, compadre. It’s not something you strive for. You’re always strivin’ to maintain existence. S-T-R-I-V-I-N.
— Longhorn Network (@LonghornNetwork) June 20, 2019
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