The coronavirus and corresponding responses by public officials have impeded Tom Herman from accomplishing his spring task of fully installing new offensive and defensive systems. Thanks to modern technology and work accomplished prior to UT’s closure and various stay-at-home orders, the install was greatly disrupted but not fully derailed.
In a teleconference with reporters that covered a wide range of subjects, Texas head coach Tom Herman provided updates on several players rehabbing from injuries or conditions that dated back to the 2019 season.
The University of Texas announced Tuesday that spring semester classes would be held entirely online beginning March 30. Several other important announcements regarding housing, research, and commencement were made as well, but one in particular had an effect on Texas' ability to hold a spring game or spring practices.
With the cancellation of the NCAA Tournament, the 2019-20 men’s college basketball season is over. Shaka Smart’s Texas Longhorns were set to duel Texas Tech in the first round of the Big 12 Tournament in what would likely have served as a de facto play-in game to make the field of 68 until the Big 12 pulled them off the floor, and sports as a whole came to a halt.