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LOOK: Texas honors Julius Whittier with helmet decals vs. Kansas State

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A nice gesture for the trailblazer.

Julius Whittier in 2013
Courtesy of Texas

On Saturday, when the Texas Longhorns take on the Kansas State Wildcats in Manhattan at Bill Snyder Family Stadium, the Horns have a helmet decal honoring the late Julius Whittier, who broke the color barrier in Texas football and passed away this week:

Here’s the story of how Whittier ended up at Texas and his experiences on the Forty Acres. Longhorn Network also aired a segment on Whittier: