RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 12: Actor Matthew McConaughey follows the play during the second round of the golf on Day 7 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Golf Course on August 12, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)


Matthew McConaughey continues to tout Longhorns in Rio, poses with UT swimmers

Posted August 12th, 2016


Austin’s “spirit animal,” Matthew McConaughey, continues to represent for the Longhorns at the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio.

The No. 1 Longhorn fan posed for a picture with UT Austin’s Olympic gold medalists Jack Conger, Townley Haas and Jimmy Feigen. Complete, of course, with a round of “Hook ’em” hand signs.

McConaughey had previously broken out a special stars-and-stripes Hook ’em t-shirt just for the games.

READ: Of course Matthew McConaughey wore a Hook ’em shirt to the Rio Olympics

The actor also posed for a picture with the most decorated Olympian of all time, Michael Phelps, after cheering him on during a race which won him his 22nd Olympic gold medal. Phelps isn’t a Longhorn, but he’s alright, or whatever.


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