Naughty or nice? Man in Santa suit runs onto field during Texas-Texas Tech game

AUSTIN, Texas — OK, it’s officially Christmas season -- at least in Austin, Texas.

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Christmas Day is three months away, but that did not prevent a person dressed as Santa Claus from running onto the field during Saturday’s college football game between Texas and Texas Tech.

During the fourth quarter of the Longhorns’ 70-35 victory, St. Nick appeared on the field and began running up one sideline at Darrell K. Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium, KXAN reported.

After looping around the field, Santa sprinted down the other sideline -- outrunning a police officer -- and tumbled into the end zone, where he was tackled by stadium security officers.

“Like the rest of the Longhorns’ offense Saturday. he scored a touchdown,” KXAN reported.

As Santa was subdued, the stadium’s public address system blared Elvis Presley’s version of “Jailhouse Rock.”

Merry Christmas.



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