When Malcom Brown hit the field, everyone else stopped to watch. Brown, a projected mid-first round pick, was the star of Texas' pro day as expected Tuesday. The coveted defensive tackle stood by his NFL scouting combine testing numbers but did perform positional drills run by three NFL defensive line coaches: the Colts' Gary Emanuel, the Lions' Kris Kocurek and the Bengals' Jay Hayes.
Here's a look at five intriguing recruitments of Big 12 standouts who landed a spot on the Ultimate ESPN 300: No. 57 Robert Griffin III, quarterback, Baylor: The 2011 Heisman Trophy winner was recruited by several programs -- he even considered joining Andrew Luck at Stanford -- but decided playing for Art Briles at Houston was the best situation for him.
about 654 days ago | Brandon Chatmon | NCF On The Trail
There can be various signs of success in the Big 12. Last week we took a look at potential stats from various offensive players in the conference that could be a sign of success for their respective teams.
about 892 days ago | Brandon Chatmon | Texas Longhorns
Before Texas begins its first season under Charlie Strong, we're taking a deep dive into all the talent he inherits in 2014. Our Burnt Orange Breakdown series will take a closer look at each scholarship player returning this fall and what we can expect from them.
During the next two weeks, we'll be breaking down the 10 best players at the moment on every team in the Big 12. These lists won't include junior college or freshman signees who haven't arrived on campus yet.
This week, we're featuring five Big 12 players on the spot this spring. Maybe they're coming back from injury. Maybe they have much to prove after a disappointing 2013 season. Maybe they're embroiled in a key position battle.
Editor's note: This is the fourth part of a weeklong series taking a closer look at Texas players worth watching when the Longhorns begin spring practices in three weeks. Brian Jean-Mary had to like what he saw the first time he glanced at the Texas roster for 2014.
As we await the start of spring ball, we're examining and ranking the positional situations of every team in the Big 12, continuing Tuesday with linebackers. Some of these outlooks will look different after the spring.
about 1012 days ago | Jake Trotter | Texas Longhorns