Video: Matthew McConaughey speaks to Texas football team before opener

Alright, alright, alright. The Texas football team opened its 2016 campaign on Sunday night against No. 10-ranked Notre Dame. Prior to the game, the Longhorns received a motivational boost from one very prominent support.

Actor Matthew McConaughey, a huge Texas football fan, UT alum and even film class teacher at the university, spoke to the team prior to Sunday’s clash at Darrell K. Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium.

Matthew McConaughey gave the Longhorns a pregame speech, they can't lose:#NDvsTexpic.twitter.com/u7MCAgxu51

— Cody Rohlfing (@Cody_Rohlfing) September 5, 2016

Judging by the results so far tonight, McConaughey’s pre-game speech provided some extra fire.

The Longhorns currently lead the Fighting Irish, 31-21, in the third quarter.

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