Andrew Carroll (57) and former UT quarterback Vince Young pose for photos at the National Championship Game at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California, on Thursday Jan. 7, 2010. Jay Janner/AMERICAN-STATESMAN

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Countdown to Texas’ kickoff: 57 days

Posted July 7th, 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 57 days away from Texas’ home game against Maryland.

Which Longhorn wears No. 57? Nobody. OL Clark Orren (2012-15); DE Taylor Silguero (2011), DS Joe Shields (2010) and OL Andrew Carroll (2007-09) have all worn that number over the past decade, though.

Who also wears No. 57? Maryland DL Kingsley Opara (41 tackles, three sacks in 2016); Baylor OL Tanner Thrift (three starts)

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Read more: Marqez Bimage is the latest stop on the Brenham-to-Texas pipeline

Fun fact about No. 57: Two members of Texas’ 2017 recruiting class — linebacker Marquez Bimage and defensive lineman Jamari Chisholm — had 57-tackle seasons in 2016. Bimage is a three-star product of Brenham High’s pipeline to Texas. A transfer from Southeastern Oklahoma A&M, Chisholm was one of the final additions to Texas’ Class of 2017.

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