On a beautiful Saturday in Austin, Texas, Longhorns starting quarterback Quinn Ewers put a beatdown on Louisiana-Monroe and helped his team sail to an easy 52-10 victory over the Warhawks.
Because the margin was so big, he was eventually taken out of the game to prevent injury, and I’m sure enjoyed what was a great opening day of college football in the Lone Star state.
But at some point during his electric game, where the redshirt freshman threw for 225 yards on 16-for-24 through the air and two touchdowns over UL-Monroe, some parking guy somewhere took notice that he must’ve forgotten to put his pass on the dash or something.
Because when he walked back to his car after the game… it was gone.
He shared in a tweet early Sunday morning that it got towed at some point during the game:
Yep, even the star quarterback isn’t safe from those ruthless parking attendants that I’m pretty sure exist on campuses all across the nation.
I’m not sure what the parking situation looks like in Austin, but I can tell you from my own experience as a diehard college football fan that in Boone, the home of my Appalachian State Mountaineers, it’s usually a complete shit show on Game Day, and people get towed left and right for violating some dumb parking rule.
You have to stay vigilant with these parking people, and while I’m sure he was more concerned with getting to the stadium and prepping for the game on Saturday, he did take one big L to the towing company in Austin.
I mean, does QB1 not get a special parking pass or some sort of leeway after he helps you to a 42-point victory on opening day? Geez…
At least, unlike most college students, I don’t think it will hurt his wallet too much, seeing as he became the first amateur athlete to land a $1 million-plus deal upon taking advantage of NIL rules when they became active in 2021.
Quinn entered the the transfer portal following last year with the Ohio State Buckeyes because he wanted a chance to play and lead an offense, seeing as he was second in line to early Heisman favorite CJ Stroud, and found a home back in his home state of Texas leading the Longhorns.
Next week, Ewers and company will host the #1 seeded team in the country, Alabama, and another Heisman favorite in quarterback Bryce Young, at Darrell K Royal Memorial Stadium in Austin.
Here are full game highlights from Saturday’s game: