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'Be strong and stay safe, Hook 'Em' | A message to Longhorn Nation amid COVID-19 pandemic

"Longhorn nation, we miss you, your cheers, Hook 'Ems and chants of Texas Fight."

AUSTIN, Texas — Sports in general are canceled for the time being and that's tough ... for all of us. 

We would have been in the midst of March Madness, one of the most exhilarating sporting events there is; would have started spring practice for the 2020 college football season; would have been in the back half of baseball and softball season; and much, much more. 

COVID-19 had other plans. Now, for the time being, athletic events around the world are being put on hold.

For sports fans and athletes alike, this can be a trying time. 

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This isn't the first time sports teams have played in eerily empty arenas

But it is also a time for us to become stronger together ... by unfortunately staying apart. In this light, Texas Athletics put together a video message from the UT head coaches addressed to their respective teams and Longhorn nation. 

WATCH HERE:

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