Sarah Boutwell captures a Pikachu while playing the augmented reality mobile game Pokemon Go at the state Capitol on July 11, 2016. (JAY JANNER / AMERICAN-STATESMAN)

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Which Pokemon are lurking around Royal-Memorial Stadium?

Posted July 14th, 2016

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Looks like footballs aren’t the only thing being caught at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium.

As you’re probably aware by now, “Pokemon Go” fever has swept the nation, and Austin is no exception. Former Longhorns running back Fozzy Whittaker has gotten in on the action, posting his stadium score to Instagram:

Caught this guy at DKR today! How about that for landmark catches

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A photo posted by Fozzy Whittaker (@fozzywhitt) on

Whittaker’s not alone; Texas offensive lineman Austin Allsup also posted his capture from the field:

We’re all for catching Pokemon at DKR, just not during a football game. No word yet on whether UT will open up the stadium for Pokemon players like Kyle Field did, but it would probably be a big draw:

https://twitter.com/iChrisCoon/status/753588901994827779

https://twitter.com/chrisbigmoney/status/751930369658613760

Just don’t tell Chuck F’n Strong. He’s not into it:

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