Jordan Shipley retired from the NFL in February, and he has never been busier. The former All-America wide receiver at Texas had an easy time transitioning into life after football following his three-year stint in the pros.
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.
On Wednesday, we ranked the Big 12 position-by-position from strongest to weakest. Last season the strongest position of the league was defensive back, headlined by Justin Gilbert, Jason Verrett, Ahmad Dixon, Aaron Colvin and Ty Zimmerman, among others.
about 310 days ago | Jake Trotter | Texas Longhorns
Two weeks ago, we ranked every team in the Big 12 position-by-position coming out of the spring. Putting that together, we've ranked the overall league position-by-position. In other words, what is the league's strongest position?
about 311 days ago | Jake Trotter | Texas Longhorns
Following up on NFL draft weekend, we've been conducting our own draft, picking from current Big 12 players to fill out three 22-man lineups. Below is a recap of the first 15 rounds of the draft from the past two days, followed by rounds 16-22.
about 317 days ago | Jake Trotter | Texas Longhorns
With spring ball done, we're reexamining and re-ranking the positional situations of every Big 12 team, continuing Wednesday with receivers (and tight ends). These outlooks could look different in August.
about 332 days ago | Jake Trotter | Oklahoma Sooners
Editor's note: This week we're taking a closer look at five key takeaways from Texas' spring practices and what they mean for the summer and beyond. AUSTIN, Texas -- With all the talk about culture change and the confusion over coordinators and the conundrum at quarterback, an important question didn't really get answered this spring.
Spring football is coming to a close in the Big 12, with several players making a move in their respective programs and securing or improving their roles on the team. We reviewed the Big 12's stars of the spring by taking a closer look at their pre-spring roles, spring performance and potential roles this fall.
about 337 days ago | Brandon Chatmon | Texas Longhorns