AUSTIN, Texas — With the AT&T Red River Showdown on the horizon, the University of Texas alumni group Texas Exes hosted the annual Texas Fight Rally & Parade on Tuesday night.

The Texas Fight Rally is a time-honored Texas Exes tradition. Longhorns players, coaches and fans all gather together. This year, Head Coach Tom Herman and Longhorns players gave speeches during the rally and parade. 

Students, staff and alumni sent the team off in style with a parade down Guadalupe – featuring head Coach Tom Herman, the Longhorn Band and spirited student performances.

The event started at 7:30 p.m. and ran until 8:30 p.m.

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