UT’s current confirmed positive case rate for students and staff sits at 814.
Fans say all the restrictions are just a small price to pay to have some sort of normalcy back.
COVID-19 has limited how much fans can interact with one another prior to the game and during the game.
As UT prepares for kick-off, students are having to make some preparations of their own, like get tested for COVID-19.
University of Texas students who are sports fans and want to go to the football game Saturday (9/12) will have to pass a COVID-19 test.
Numbers may be going in the right direction, but health officials say this is the time to hunker down and to not let up on precautions.
It is game week for UT Austin!
With the first home football game around the corner, several Longhorn band members are still saying they won't be performing "The Eyes of Texas".
University officials are requesting students returning to campus quarantine for two weeks before attending any school activities.
The move came one day after the Big Ten and Pac-12 announced they would not play this fall. In the Big 12, fall sports will begin after Sept. 1 with the football schedule beginning league play Sept. 26. Schools also can play one non-conference opponent.
The Big 12 Board of Directors agreed on August 11 that the conference planned on proceeding with plans to have its fall sports seasons.
The official alma mater song and unofficial fight song is currently in the center of controversy because of its racial undertones.
UT Austin is getting ready to welcome back students for the fall semester, with changes due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Officials say that the measures keep with current government guidance on sporting event attendance and could be adjusted as medical information evolves to ensure the safety of those attending and the players and staff.
In the PSA entitled "The Power of Teamwork," Herman urges Texans to work together as a team to stop COVID-19 by washing their hands, social distancing, wearing a mask and staying home when possible.
In addition, officials say that four players have tested positive for the COVID-19 antibody.
The players, coaches, and staff were joined by members of the Austin Police Department for the march on Thursday, June 4.
The "At Home" all-star concert will air on the Texas Longhorns main YouTube and Facebook channels on May 1 at 6 p.m. CST.
Fiery Longhorn d-lineman Malcolm Roach will probably have to wait until day 3 to hear his name called. FOX 7 Austin caught up with the projected mid-to-late round pick at his home in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
McConaughey urged students to be responsible, telling them in part that when someone looks after themselves, they are also looking after one another amid the coronavirus outbreak.