Days after the NFL draft, some Texas Longhorns fans still scratch their heads in disbelief. How a celebrated college football program -- one with decorated, award-winning athletes -- have zero players drafted into the NFL?
about 318 days ago | Damon Sayles | NCF On The Trail
All-Big 12 players such as Lache Seastrunk, Aaron Colvin and Ahmad Dixon had to wait until the final day to be drafted. Jackson Jeffcoat, James Sims and Josh Stewart settled for free-agent deals after going undrafted.
Seventeen Big 12 players heard their names called during the 2014 NFL draft. Many other Big 12 alums will have a chance at the next level as undrafted free agents. Below is a list of undrafted players who reportedly have agreed to free agent deals.
about 322 days ago | Jake Trotter | Texas Longhorns
Shortly after Texas' worst NFL draft weekend in more than 75 years, six Longhorns ended the day with good news. Texas made national news Saturday when it failed to produce a selection in the NFL draft for the first time since 1937, a shutout that nobody saw coming and led to a long day of mockery for the program.
The NFL draft is here. It all begins tonight at 8 p.m. (ET) and the draft will continue through Saturday. Several Big 12 players should be selected in the next three days, so here is a team-by-team NFL draft primer, which includes each school's top prospect, one sleeper/value pick and a list of each potential draftee.
about 326 days ago | Brandon Chatmon | Texas Longhorns
Texas hosted its pro day on Wednesday and put its senior prospects to the test in front of representatives from all 32 NFL organizations. Here's how the Longhorns' top draft prospects fared and a look at who helped their stock.
AUSTIN, Texas -- The blueprint of what Cedric Reed hopes to achieve in 2014 has already been laid out. That's because Jackson Jeffcoat did it all last fall: Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year, All-Big 12, consensus All-American, Ted Hendricks Award, team MVP, team captain, soon-to-be NFL draft pick.
Editor's note: This is the second part of a week-long series breaking down Texas' most important spring position battles when the Longhorns begin practice in two weeks. Moving on: Jackson Jeffcoat, Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year and All-America defensive end.
The NFL scouting combine ended on Tuesday with two former Big 12 stars stealing the headlines on the final day. Oklahoma State cornerback Justin Gilbert and TCU cornerback Jason Verrett were among the top performers, as the NFL hopefuls participated in defensive back drills and performance testing in Indianapolis.
about 397 days ago | Brandon Chatmon | Texas Longhorns