As usual, I took a camera with me to the game between the Colorado Buffaloes and the Texas Longhorns at Darrel K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium last Saturday night. I can't really shoot the game from our seats on the east side upper deck, but I got some decent shots of the team walking in before the game, of the crowd, and of the Longhorn Band's halftime show.
It was a brutally hot afternoon at Darrell K. Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium, with lots of empty seats (yet somehow more than 101K in attendance). Those of us there did our best to cheer the Longhorns as they took the field to play the UTEP Miners.
It’s good to be back to my underestimating ways with the Longhorns. I predicted a score of Texas 35 – Baylor 14, while the final score turned out to be Texas 45 – Baylor 21. I was also incorrect in how empty I thought it would be at kickoff:
While there certainly were some sparse areas, I was impressed with the number of students there at kickoff, hangovers and all. Total attendance was 97,715, but I can’t imagine that …