AUSTIN, Texas — Texas offensive lineman Patrick Hudson is retiring from soccer, instruct Tom Herman stated Monday. Hudson, who signed with the Longhorns in 2016, became hospitalized in September after a warmth illness suffered during a practice and did now not play for the the rest of the 2018 season. “He’s going to stay part of our software,” Herman stated Monday, following the Longhorns’ first spring practice of 2019, noting that Hudson will flow right into a participant improvement function and also will assist group trainers at some point of practices. Hudson changed into an Under Armour All-American popping out of Silsbee (Texas) High and turned into the No. Fifty six average recruit in the 2016 ESPN 300. He spent 3 years with the Longhorns, redshirting in 2016 and gambling in two games in 2017 before an harm reduce his season quick. Hudson suffered season-ending foot and knee accidents at some point of his Texas career, Herman said.
Herman also said freshman protective address Keondre Coburn is presently out at the same time as dealing with “kidney troubles.” Herman said the crew “remains ready on [test] effects to get him cleared,” but the diagnosis is right. Coburn, the No. 47 ordinary prospect within the 2018 ESPN three hundred, played in three video games in 2018, retaining his redshirt reputation headed into 2019. He had two tackles in his constrained action, which covered a loss to West Virginia and the Longhorns’ Allstate Sugar Bowl win over Georgia. The Longhorns are coming off a ten-four season, their first double digit-win yr in view that 2009, and completed the 12 months at No. Nine in the AP ballot . Texas concludes spring soccer with its annual spring sport on April thirteen.