Texas football team takes the field pre-game against UTEP at Royal-Memorial Stadium, Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016. (Stephen Spillman / for American-Statesman)

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Injuries pile up for Texas in second half against UTEP

Posted September 10th, 2016

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Injuries are starting to pile up for Texas.

The Longhorns tweeted from their official account just after halftime that freshman center Zach Shackelford would miss the remainder of the game with an ankle injury.

The Longhorns came into Saturday’s game against UTEP missing five starters, as guard Kent Perkins, tackle Connor Williams, tight end Caleb Bluiett, running back D’Onta Foreman and safety Dylan Haines were held out.

Additionally, backup tackle Tristan Nickelson did not dress.

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