We interrupt whatever the hell it was that Imagine Dragons and Lil Wayne were doing on the halftime stage — oh, and the national championship game — to bring you this breaking development.
Way back in 2015, Breckyn Hager made a vow to never cut his hair until Texas won the Big 12 championship. Fast-forward four seasons, and Hager will leave Austin having never won a conference crown after UT lost to Oklahoma early last month in what was the linebacker’s one and only shot at a league title.
However, as a result of Texas’ impressive Sugar Bowl win over Georgia, Hager adjusted his coiffing policy as, after the New Year’s Day game, the senior confirmed that he will be cutting his hair. And the individual manning the scissors for lopping off what’s now a mane that extends well below his shoulders? Actor and Texas superfan Matthew McConaughey, who Monday did the honors and sheared Hager’s flowing locks.
Now, get back to the title game, which is about to kick off to start the third quarter as I post this and with Alabama looking to claw its way back from a 15-point halftime deficit on Clemson…