AUSTIN, Texas (CBS SF/AP) — Matthew McConaughey is making sure some college students at his alma mater get home all right, all right, all right.
The Oscar winner took a turn behind the wheel of a golf cart on the University of Texas campus Monday night to raise awareness about a program to ensure students don’t have to walk home alone.READ MORE: 49ers Fans Look to Make Noise, Boost Team at NFC Championship Game
The university’s student government posted a video showing students’ delighted reaction to seeing the actor pull up. McConaughey also took time out to pose for selfies on campus.
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Student body President Kevin Helgren says the stunt prompted a big reaction online and he’s hoping it encourages more students to use the service because “you never know who’s going to pick you up.”
McConaughey is a 1993 Texas graduate and lives in Austin.
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