Saturday April 4th, 2015

Texas linebacker Dalton Santos injured his ankle at practice, the school announced on Friday.

Santos, a 6'3'', 252-pound senior, is considered a candidate to start at middle linebacker this season.

Freshman linebacker Malik Jefferson posted the following message to his Twitter account on Friday evening:

"#Prayfor55"

Over 10 games in 2014, Santos recorded 12 total tackles and two quarterback hurries.

Texas, which finished 6-7 last season, opens 2015 against Notre Dame on September 5.

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