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Longhorn look-in: Prepping for WVU, pay for play, and birthdays

Hook'Em leading the charge onto the field (photo by Don Bender / Horns Illustrated).

By Colby Gordon, Contributing Writer

The road to realizing their preseason dreams begins this week for the Texas football team.

The Longhorns head to West Virginia this week for its first Big 12 road game of the season Saturday. While the Week 3 win over Rice at NRG Stadium in Houston was technically a road game, players know it will be a true road atmosphere when they take the field this week for a Big 12 showdown.