Meat on the Hoof Author:Gary Shaw LET'S GO, LET'S GO, LET'S KILL, KILL — Psyched out of their skulls, the University of Texas Longhorns take the field. The rush of noise, the frenzied crowd, the pleasant autumn afternoon are a haze of vague sensations. They have spent a week getting up for the game. They've been stepped on, humiliated, shamed, punished, degraded. They are ready t... more »o play football.
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