Report: Texas DB quit the team in the 3rd quarter of Longhorns' season opener
A quick glance at the scoreboard in Austin on Saturday night might indicate that all is well within the Texas football program. But there was reportedly some drama within the Longhorn locker room.
Per a report from Anwar Richardson of OrangeBloods.com, junior safety B.J. Foster quit the team during the third quarter of Saturday’s game between Texas and UTEP. Richardson said it’s unclear if Foster has second thoughts or if he’ll have an opportunity to rejoin the team in the future.
Texas defeated UTEP 59-3, owning a 45-3 lead at halftime and a 52-3 advantage through three quarters.
Texas junior safety B.J. Foster quit the team during the third quarter of Saturday's victory against UTEP, according to multiple sources. It remains unclear if Foster will have an opportunity to play for Texas again even if he has second thoughts.
— Anwar Richardson (@AnwarRichardson) September 13, 2020
Foster played in 9 games for Texas during the 2019 season, totaling 34 tackles, 4.0 for loss, a pass break-up and an interception. In 2018, he appeared in all 13 games for the Longhorns and was credited with 46 stops, 9.0 tackles for loss, 5 pass break-ups, 2 forced fumbles and an interception.
In Saturday night’s game, Foster did not record any statistics.