UPDATE: Here is the video that allegedly started this exchange:
Here's the video of #Mizzou players at the #TexasBowl luncheon on Tuesday talking about securing the bag and putting the horns down. #Texas players start booing when they're singing, so that's why they start putting the horns down again. #Longhorns pic.twitter.com/TAqTr49hL4
— Chris Tavarez (@ChrisTavarez) December 28, 2017Advertisement
As a winning season neared for Tom Herman, the first-year coach was caught on the sideline apparently mocking Missouri quarterback Drew Lock.
After Texas jumped out to an early 21-7 lead, Lock seemed to make a gesture after throwing a touchdown pass in the first half when Missouri looked to make a comeback.
— SEC Country (@SECcountry) December 28, 2017
Herman seemed to respond later with a gesture of his own.
Whether it was an actual taunt or not, Lock didn’t seem to mind Herman’s action.
In fact, he would’ve loved it if his coach did the same thing, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch’s Dave Matter.
Lock added that if his coach was mocking the other team’s QB he’d love it. I would have been like, “Damn, Coach is balling with us.”
— Dave Matter (@Dave_Matter) December 28, 2017
Texas, of course, won 33-16 over Missouri in the Academy Sports + Outdoors Texas Bowl. The victory secured Texas’ first winning season since Mack Brown’s last season as the Longhorns head coach in 2013. It also marked the team’s first bowl win since the Horns’ 2012 Alamo Bowl win over Oregon State.