Everything seemed fine on the 40 Acres this time two years ago. The defensive cupboard was well-stocked and Mack Brown was talking up the squad, openly inviting high expectations for his defense and claiming they might be the best in his time in Austin.
about 1814 days ago | David Ubben | Texas Longhorns
ESPN draft guru Mel Kiper released his list this week of underrated and overrated prospects in this year's draft. You'll need Insider to see it all, but here's a few thoughts on the Big 12 talents he pegged.
WACO, Texas -- One man lays underneath 225 pounds on a bench press, in the midst of proving to NFL scouts he can lift it a whole lot of times. Around the bench are at least 15 others who won't get a turn, at least not this year.
AUSTIN, Texas -- Blake Gideon is well aware of the trappings that usually come with being a starting defensive back at Texas. "A lot of guys have come out of that room and made a lot of money," Gideon said.
about 1976 days ago | Carter Strickland | Texas Longhorns
Our top 25 has come and gone, but we're taking a deeper look at the list throughout the day on the blog. As we do with every list, here are the guys who were probably good enough to be on the top 25, but didn't make the cut.
We're moving on with our postseason position rankings. Today, it's time for linebackers. If you missed it, here's how I ranked them in the preseason. At this position, depth is a major factor in these rankings.
about 1996 days ago | David Ubben | Texas Longhorns