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UT defense, Edmond hitting high gear

Sophomore middle linebacker gaining momentum after slow start for Horns

Updated: November 7, 2012, 12:23 AM ET
By Carter Strickland | HornsNation

AUSTIN, Texas -- In the beginning, Steve Edmond's shoulders, wide as they are, could handle neither the expectations nor the load.

"The expectations were totally unreasonable," said Texas coach Mack Brown.

"We all got ahead of ourselves," he added later.

That's because everyone needed the middle linebacker to arrive ahead of schedule. Emmanuel Acho and Keenan Robinson were gone. Jordan Hicks, Texas' only other veteran linebacker, would be lost three games ...

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