Posted October 17, 2012 on
Texas defensive linemen talk about the challenge of replacing Jackson Jeffcoat and facing another high-level offense.
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(Eds: Updates. With AP Photos.) By JIM VERTUNO AP Sports Writer The Texas defense is in crisis.
Players say they have no confidence in stopping the run, they struggle to line up correctly and openly wonder if everyone is playing hard every play. And week after week, the Longhorns (4-2, 0-2 Big 12) can't seem to tackle.
''Tackling is something you should have learned...
With the season-ending injury to Jackson Jeffcoat, the Longhorns are going to turn to Reggie Wilson as Alex Okafor's bookend.
The Longhorns came up short in their goal to have more wins than losses in the recent 3-game stretch of games against conference opponents. The stretch was supposed to solidify the high expectations held for Manny Diaz’s defense, add more evidence that David Ash is ready to lead the offense to places it hasn’t seen [...]
Over the weekend, I saw my Texas Longhorns get steamrolled by the Oklahoma Sooners 63-21 in the Red River Shootout (Rivalry). This is the second year in a row the Longhorns have been defeated by the Sooners in embarrassing fashion. Last year, the Longhorns lost 55-17 in the same game. It's not so much the fact Texas lost the game. I could understand if you just get beat by...
Where do you start with this game? This was the worst loss I can ever remember the University of Texas football program having. This was more of a practice for OU than an actual game. The Longhorns looked like a 2A high school team trying to play against the Sooners. I said it earlier on [...]
Get to know some key players for the Texas Longhorns as the Baylor Bears prepare to face them on Saturday evening.