The senior had been expected to start for the Longhorns, with that job likely now going to transfer from Syracuse.
Similarities in name and site of the game in Charlottesville led to the curious decision.
With USC and Washington, the ‘Conference of Champions’ has plenty to be excited about this football season.
With Ohio State and Penn State, the Big Ten looks to be pretty strong at the top of the conference, while there are some rebuilding programs worth watching in 2017.
The sophomore started three of 12 games last season, and was third on the team interceptions.