AUSTIN (AP) – The oldest living former Texas football player has achieved his dream of meeting every Longhorns football coach since he played in the 1930s.
John Henderson, 98, met with coach Mack Brown in Austin on Wednesday.READ MORE: Poll: American Families Jumping Hurdles To Feed Families & Overcome Food Challenges
Henderson described to reporters how he wore a leather helmet and played guard. He graduated in 1936 with a degree in education and married his college sweetheart, Charlotte. Henderson went on to work in the oil industry.READ MORE: I-Team: Relief Money Slow To Reach Desperate Texas Renters Facing Eviction
Henderson, dressed in a burnt orange shirt, proudly wore a ring with a “T” on it when he was introduced to Brown.
The Hendersons have been season-ticket holders for more than 60 years. They live in a retirement community in the Austin area and ride a chartered bus to home games.MORE NEWS: Boston Man Sentenced For Bringing Women To North Texas To Work In Sex Trade
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