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Hudson Card will be the starting quarterback for UT for Week 1. (UT)

Just as previous reports predicted, Austin native Hudson Card will be the starting quarterback for the long-awaited first week of Texas football, University of Texas head football coach Steve Sarkisian said on Monday.

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The Longhorn football schedule as released today by the Big 12 Conference.

This story has been updated.

The University of Texas Longhorns will start its fall 2020 football season with a match up against Texas Tech on Sept. 26, according to the new fall football schedule announced Wednesday by the Big 12 conference.

The announcement puts to rest, for now, speculation that the conference would be postponing its season until at least January, as Big 10 and Pac-12 did earlier this week. The Longhorns will play a nonconference game against UT-El Paso on Sept. 12 at the Darrell K. Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium.

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(Austin Public Health)

After a brief plateau, the number of new confirmed COVID cases is declining again in Travis County.

Travis County is once again seeing a decline in the number of new confirmed COVID cases and related hospitalizations after a brief plateau, but more kids are testing positive and being hospitalized with the virus, the county's top health official said Tuesday.

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