Bevo XV, the famed Texas mascot, won’t be on the field for Friday’s game against Kansas because the Jayhawks have a rule prohibiting live mascots.

Crazy enough, this will only be the second time in 73 years the mascot has missed the big Thanksgiving week game, according to the school.

Bevo XV, a 3-year-old longhorn steer, has been a part of Texas football since 1916 and has traditionally been a mainstay of the Thanksgiving week games. 

Bevo typically resides behind the end zones during football games.

Texas (8-3) travels to Kansas (3-8) on Friday night. A win would put the Longhorns in the Big 12 championship game against either Oklahoma or West Virginia. Texas has not won a Big 12 title since 2009.

I wonder if he’d be allowed in if he was a RESCUE MASCOT? 

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