Jordan Spieth Shows Love and Excitement for the Texas Longhorns Ahead of Red River Showdown

Published 10/09/2021, 1:45 PM EDT

Follow Us

via Reuters

It’s no secret that Jordan Spieth is a big football fan. Recently, he expressed his excitement ahead of the red river showdown which is underway tomorrow.

America’s Favorite Video Today

The red river showdown, also known as the Texas–Oklahoma football rivalry, is an annual college football game played between the Texas Longhorns and the Oklahoma Sooners. The 2021 edition will be in play tomorrow at 8ET at the Cotton Bowl inside Fair Park in Dallas.

via Reuters

Jordan Spieth is all geared up in support of the Texas Longhorns

ADVERTISEMENT

Article continues below this ad

Jordan Spieth showed support for his team ahead of the annual red river showdown. He took to Instagram to post a picture of himself cheering his home team on. He wrote, “One of my favorite days – AT&T Red River Showdown tomorrow, kickoff is at 11a CT on ABC and LETS GO HORNS!!!”

 

Trending

Get instantly notified of the hottest Golf stories via Google! Click on Follow Us and Tap the Blue Star.

Follow Us

 

View this post on Instagram

 

A post shared by Jordan Spieth (@jordanspieth)

The Texas Longhorns are an intercollegiate football team representing the University of Texas at Austin. They compete in the NCAA Division I Football Bowl Subdivision as a member of the Big 12 Conference.

Watch This Story- Roman Reigns Appears, Bianca Belair Destroys Sasha Banks & Becky Lynch: Best Moments From WWE SmackDown (Oct. 8, 2021)

Moreover, Spieth has a deep connection with the Longhorns. Not only is he an avid football fan, but he is also an alumnus of the University of Texas. He also played golf for the college and led his team to a victory at the NCAA Championship in his freshman year. Spieth was the Player of the Year for that edition.

Even in the past, Spieth has shown his excitement for the game. The 12 time PGA Tour winner and former Longhorn golfer was even invited for the coin toss for the 2017 edition of the match.

ADVERTISEMENT

Article continues below this ad

 

ADVERTISEMENT

Article continues below this ad

However, we still can’t get over Spieth’s insane shot at the Ryder Cup. Recovering a shot that had fallen off the green during the foursomes, he made an almost impossible save. In the process, he almost fell in Lake Michigan!

“That’s Why I Keep Coming Every Year”: Jon Rahm Explains Why He Loves Acciona Open de Espana

SHARE THIS ARTICLE :

ADVERTISEMENT

Written by:

Ishita Bhargava

392Articles

One take at a time

Ishita Bhargava is a Golf content writer at Essentially Sports. Currently pursuing her undergraduate degree from the Shri Ram College of Commerce, she has a keen interest in sports and fitness. When not playing or watching a sports event, Ishita can be seen spending time with her pets or binge-watching.
Show More>

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

EDITORS' PICK

America’s Favorite Video Today