Tarleton State University was supposed to kick off its inaugural season in Division I college football during the fall, but COVID-19 called an audible.
The school decided to move it's season to spring as a safety precaution during the pandemic.
Tarleton State takes on McNeese State on Saturday, Feb. 13.
Players and coaches are excited to finally play football.
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"I'm ready to explode," said senior linebacker Ronnell Wilson. "It's a surreal feeling, talking about it right now makes my knees kind of weak."
Prior to the decision, the majority of the players on the Texans voted in favor of a spring season.
Kickoff is set for 6 p.m. at Memorial Stadium in Stephenville and will be carried on ESPN+.