“It’s like walking into a ghost town”: Under tight pandemic restrictions, college football returns to Austin
“It’s like walking into a ghost town,” Julie Amberg said from behind a burnt orange mask. Credit: Ricardo B. Brazziell/American-Statesman via USA TODAY NETWORK/REUTERSOutdoor gatherings in Austin are still capped at 10 people or less, but Gov. Credit: Jordan Vonderhaar for The Texas TribunePregame celebrations near the stadium were virtually nonexistent; university officials banned tailgating on school property. Credit: Jordan Vonderhaar for the Texas TribuneAs students filtered in, staff explained the rules for keeping distanced from each other. Credit: Jordan Vonderhaar for The Texas TribunePeople generally masked up while walking through the stadium, but many fans ditched their masks once they were seated.