Longhorns quarterback Sam Ehlinger appears to have taken a few notes from Tom Herman's trash-talking playbook.
On Monday, the rising sophomore not-so-cryptically ridiculed former Oklahoma offensive tackle Orlando Brown on Twitter. Brown, who is listed at 6-foot-8 and 345 pounds, was projected to be a first-round pick, but thanks to a poor showing at the 2018 NFL Combine (he only had 14 reps on the bench press), most mock drafts have now dropped him out of the top 32 picks.
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Oklahoma players noticed, and responded en masse.
In the 2017 edition of the Red River Rivalry, the Longhorns came up just short. Ehlinger was in the process of leading a major comeback, but was injured and had to come off the field in the game's closing minutes. Oklahoma ultimately prevailed by a score of 29-24.
Oct. 6 should be tons of fun.