‘Definitely an exciting time to be a Texas football fan’: Former World No. 1 Scottie Scheffler exudes confidence

Scottie Scheffler is a big soccer fan. The former world No. 1 has been spotted at football matches on numerous occasions in the past. Because of his college education in Austin, he is a die-hard Texas fan.

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With the big game coming up against the TCU Horned Frogs, Scheffler was naturally asked for his opinion. The big guy didn’t disappoint and predicted a win for his dear team.

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Scottie Scheffler has strong words for the Texas Longhorns

The 26-year-old Scheffler needed no reminder of the stakes for the upcoming game. Their opponents, the TCU Horned Frogs, remain undefeated this season. They have 9 out of 9 wins while the Longhorns have come up short three times.

When asked if his team had a chance, Scheffler was optimistic. “I hope Texas wins” he said.

He even outlined how his team landed the punch against their invincible opponents. “I hope they continue to play great in the first half and improve their game in the second half and really take it from them.” he defined.

Scheffler impressed with the Texas roster this season

The PGA Tour Player of the Year has a special connection with the Longhorns. He spent four years on the golf team while attending college at the University of Texas at Austin. But even after recently losing his number one spot in the golf rankings, Scheffler has been carried by his team.

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09/23/2022; Charlotte, North Carolina, United States; Team USA golfer Scottie Scheffler celebrates after making his putt on the fifth green during four ball match play of the Presidents Cup golf tournament at Quail Hollow Club. Mandatory Credit: Jim Dedmon-USA TODAY Sports

By his own account, this year was different. He praised the young side and their willingness to take an early lead, which proved beneficial as the season progressed. “But the teams have looked great this year,” he expressed. “It’s been a really fun season to be able to watch the squad.”

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Scheffler also defended the narrow defeats that could have gone the other way around. “A couple of the losses hurt but we’re building leads, I think the team is a bit young and they’re learning. It’s definitely an exciting time to be a Texas football fan.”

Big words from a hardcore follower. But will the motivation be enough to land the killing blow on the undefeated TCU? We’ll find out soon enough.

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