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Matthew McConaughey’s pregame speech to Texas explains why the Longhorns won on Sunday Doug Pensinger/Getty Images
of the Texas Longhorns of the Ohio State Buckeyes during the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl Game on January 5, 2009 at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona.

Matthew McConaughey is one of the University of Texas’ biggest fans and has been a fixture on the sidelines at games before. The Oscar-winning actor may be why the Longhorns were able to pull out a dramatic 50-47 win over Notre Dame in a season opener.

McConaughey, who’s a Texas alum, absolutely fired up the team with a We are Marshall quality speech that ESPN was on hand to capture.

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That speech was so good, it may have even fired up Oklahoma players.

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