UT ROTC team running game ball to Red River Showdown

AUSTIN, Texas (KXAN) — While University of Texas fans gear up for the big game against Oklahoma University, a key pre-grame tradition is underway.

The ritual involves delivering the game ball from Austin to Dallas for the Red River Showdown. This is no easy task. A group of U.T. Naval ROTC midshipmen are running the ball to the stadium.

One of the runners talked to KXAN News Today about this annual tradition.

 

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