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Sam Ehlinger Posts Heartfelt Message For Texas Before Week 1

Texas QB Sam Ehlinger celebrating.

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA - JANUARY 01: Sam Ehlinger #11 of the Texas Longhorns celebrates after defeating the Georgia Bulldogs 28-21 during the Allstate Sugar Bowl at Mercedes-Benz Superdome on January 01, 2019 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images)

Sam Ehlinger and the Texas Longhorns are only two days away from their season opener. Before the superstar quarterback takes the field on Saturday, he posted a heartfelt message for his followers this morning.

Last season, Ehlinger had 3,292 passing yards, 482 rushing yards and 41 total touchdowns. The Longhorns relied on him heavily to carry their passing and rushing attack.

With the 2019 season about to start, Ehlinger let Texas fans know that he’s ready for another big season.

"Even through the tough times, The University of Texas has always been a source of happiness for my family and I," Ehlinger wrote on Twitter. "Beyond blessed to be in this position!"

The post he shared on Twitter included an epic hype video.

Check it out:

Ehlinger is poised for another big season with the Longhorns. He’s among the top candidates to win the Heisman Trophy this year.

After getting so close to winning the Big 12 last season, Ehlinger and the Longhorns will try to accomplish that feat in the coming months.

Texas begins its regular season on Saturday against Louisiana Tech.

We’ll get our first look at what Ehlinger has in store for his junior campaign. It's possible that he puts up jaw-dropping numbers in his season debut.