Countdown to Texas’ kickoff: 21 days

Posted August 12th, 2017


Let’s use Texas’ roster, history and scouting reports to countdown to the start of the 2017 football season. Today, we are only 21 days away from Texas’ home game against Maryland.

Which Longhorn wears No. 21? Sophomore RB Kyle Porter, who rushed for 205 yards on 46 carries last year. A two-time state champion at Katy High, Porter will compete with Chris Warren III for the starting gig this season.

Who also wears No. 21? San Jose State DB Andre Chachere (4 interceptions, 14 PBUs in 2016); TCU RB Kyle Hicks (203 rushes for 1,042 yards, 47 receptions for 417 yards, 14 total TDs); Kansas State DB Kendall Adams (62 tackles)


Fun fact about No. 21: Since a 21-17 win over Kansas on Oct. 27, 2012, Texas is 0-19 in games it scores 21 points or fewer. UT’s lowest-scoring wins over that stretch of 55 games were 23-point efforts against Kansas State (23-9 in 2015), Baylor (23-17 in 2015) and Kansas (23-0 in 2014).

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