Incoming freshman linebacker Malik Jefferson takes a breather during practice Sunday on fan appreciation day. RALPH BARRERA/ AMERICAN-STATESMAN

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Austin mayor: Malik or Adler, who ya got?

Posted February 3rd, 2016

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As Charlie Strong closed out his 2016 recruiting class this afternoon, reporters interviewed linebackers coach Brian Jean-Mary and asked how well the freshman class at Texas helped bring signees to Austin. Linebacker Malik Jefferson was the head recruit of that class, and from the sound of it, might have been the lead recruiter this year as well. Jean-Mary proclaimed Jefferson as the “unofficial mayor of Austin right now.”

Later Wednesday in response to that statement, the real mayor of Austin wanted to make sure he was still, well, the mayor of the city:

 

 

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