As it attempts to improve its record to 6-5, Texas will be missing three starters.
Texas has ruled sophomore linebacker Malik Jefferson out for today’s game at Kansas. Jefferson left last week’s 24-20 loss to West Virginia with a head injury, and he was evaluated for a concussion throughout the week. The Big 12’s preseason defensive player of the week, Jefferson ranks second among the Longhorns with his 60 tackles and 4.5 sacks.
Left guard Jake McMillon (knee) and center Zach Shackelford (ankle) will also be absent from the offensive line.
Injury Update: LB Malik Jefferson (head), OG Jake McMillon (knee) & C Zach Shackelford (ankle) did not travel and are out for today’s game.
— Texas Football (@TexasFootball) November 19, 2016
Senior Tim Cole is listed as Jefferson’s back-up at the middle linebacker position on Texas’ depth chart. Patrick Vahe and Terrell Cuney are expected to fill in for McMillon and Shackelford.
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