The Habe on the Horns | Jefferson Stakes His Claim, Even Before He Plays a Down

(Image via Orangebloods Twitter account)
(Image via Orangebloods Twitter account)

The Habe on the Horns By Steve Habel/Senior Editor

AUSTIN – The initial press availability for the Texas football team on Aug. 6 provided plenty of news and potential storylines but none was bigger than Malik Jefferson’s rush to front and center for the Longhorns even before he’s officially played a down in a college football game.

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Jefferson, the true freshman linebacker from Mesquite Poteet, was the first player to enter the team lounge for the press conference and quickly drew the most attention from the gaggle of reporters on hand to cover the event.


Steve Habel

Steve Habel is a senior contributing writer for Horns Illustrated. He has covered Texas sports since 1989 and was this magazine’s senior editor for 24 years. You can follow him on twitter @stevehabel .

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