Oldest former Longhorn player, 98, meets UT coach

AUSTIN, TX John Henderson, who's 98, met face to face Wednesday with coach Mack Brown in Austin.

Henderson described to reporters how he wore a leather helmet and played guard. He graduated in 1936 with a degree in education and married his college sweetheart, Charlotte. Henderson went on to work in the oil industry.

Henderson, dressed in a burnt orange shirt, proudly wore a ring with a "T" on it as he was introduced to Brown.

The Hendersons have been season ticket holders for more than 60 years. They live in a retirement community in the Austin area and ride a chartered bus to home games.

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