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UT quarterback Sam Ehlinger gets picked up by Colts in NFL draft

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Longhorns football four-year starter Sam Ehlinger is off to the NFL with the Indianapolis Colts as the 218th overall draft pick.


He follows in the footsteps of childhood role model Colt McCoy, who was the last drafted player from the University of Texas in 2010. The former UT quarterback will likely compete for a backup role as the Colts acquired quarterback Carson Wentz.

The 22 year old was born to two UT alumni, where he grew up dreaming of playing with UT. The past four years he started in 43 of his 46 games and was captain for two season.

Stats: Ehlinger completed 62.5% of his passes for 11,436 yards, 94 touchdowns and 27 interceptions.

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Chaos in Austin: Two red cards and two comeback goals later, Austin FC earns an erratic 2-2 draw

Austin FC earned a last-minute 2-2 draw against Orlando City SC at Q2 Stadium Sunday night. (Austin FC/Twitter)

A first minute error gave Austin FC an early setback, but with the help of two red cards and two second-half goals, the Verde and Black still forced a last-minute tie in a messy home battle against Orlando City SC Sunday night.

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Gemini season: View your horoscope for the month here

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This Gemini season, starting today, is appropriately paradoxical, twisting and blending simple concerns with life’s bigger, faster and more fiery quests.

Shortcuts: Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra, Scorpio, Sagittarius, Capricorn, Aquarius, Pisces

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