Texas #50, Jake Raulerson, left, and #66, Sedrick Flowers look up to get a read on the BYU defense during the second half of action held at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium in Austin, Texas, on Saturday, September, 6, 2014. BYU defeated Texas 41-7. (RODOLFO GONZALEZ / AMERICAN-STATESMAN)

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Countdown to Texas’ kickoff: 50 days

Posted July 14th, 2017

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Let’s use Texas’ roster, history and scouting reports to countdown to the start of the 2017 football season. Today, we are only 50 days away from Texas’ home game against Maryland.

Which Longhorn wears No. 50? Nobody. OL Jake Raulerson wore that number at Texas from 2013-15. Since 2016, Raulerson has been spotted in that number while starting at Arkansas.

Who also wears No. 50? Maryland DL Mbi Tanyi (nine tackles in 2016); USC OL Toa Lobendahn (seven starts in 2015)

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Fun fact about No. 50: In 2015, Texas set a school record when its Michael Dickson-led punt team allowed 50 yards off its opponents’ 13 punt returns. For comparison’s sake, UT allowed 93 yards on 19 punt returns in 2016.

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