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 564 days ago | David Ubben | Texas Longhorns
The long wait for linebacker Emmanuel Acho and defensive tackle Kheeston Randall is finally over. Acho was picked by the Cleveland Browns in the sixth round with the 204th overall selection, and Randall went to the Miami Dolphins 11 picks later in the seventh.
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 726 days ago | Carter Strickland | Texas Longhorns
Four Longhorns have been invited to the NFL scouting combine. Linebackers Emmanuel Acho and Keenan Robinson, defensive tackle Kheeston Randall and running back Fozzy Whittaker are invited to the event held on Feb.
about 768 days ago | HornsNation staff | Texas Longhorns
Six Texas seniors have been invited to participate in college all-star games, coach Mack Brown said Friday. Linebacker Keenan Robinson and defensive tackle Kheeston Randall have been invited to the Senior Bowl.
about 807 days ago | HornsNation staff | Texas Longhorns
AUSTIN, Texas -- It doesn't matter that Texas is winging its way to the West Coast to face a Pac-12 team that put the high in high-flying. So what if Cal coach Jeff Tedford has been the passing game guru that has put numerous quarterbacks into the NFL.
about 811 days ago | Carter Strickland | Texas Longhorns
It's always fun looking back on what we thought in the preseason, and today, we'll take another look. Here's who made the postseason team. How did our All-Big 12 preseason team stack up at season's end?
Linebacker Emmanuel Acho, defensive back Carrington Byndom and defensive end Alex Okafor were select to the first-team All-Big 12 team, as voted on by the Associated Press. Defensive end Jackson Jeff coat and defensive tackle Kheeston Randall were selected to the second team defense while guard David Snow and kicker Justin Tucker were named to the second-team offense.
Big 12 coaches voted 15 Longhorns to the All-Big 12 team. Running back Fozzy Whittaker was voted the first team kick returner while linebacker Emmanuel Acho, defensive end Alex Okafor and defensive back Kenny Vaccaro were named to the first team defense.