UT linebacker Malik Jefferson picks up a Rice fumble and runs it back for a touchdown in the third quarter at Royal-Memorial Stadium on Saturday September 12, 2015. JAY JANNER / AMERICAN-STATESMAN

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Eating too much candy on Halloween causes stomach aches, so do warmups in Ames

Posted October 31st, 2015

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Texas standout freshman linebacker Malik Jefferson missed the start of the the Texas-Iowa State football game Saturday for a typical Halloween alignment.

He had a stomach ache.

Jefferson went through warmups, but was absent on the first drive of the game, causing chaos on Twitter.

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https://twitter.com/AutulloAAS/status/660595565047099392

https://twitter.com/BDavisAAS/status/660595427318759424

With no Jefferson, Tim Cole got the start.

https://twitter.com/BDavisAAS/status/660595514899992577

Jefferson returned for the next defensive series.

https://twitter.com/BDavisAAS/status/660597344237322240

That same drive, Texas lost starting defensive back Duke Thomas.

https://twitter.com/BDavisAAS/status/660598456969392128

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