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Recruiting Spotlight: Chris Nelson

Credit: Orlando Sentinel Along with Poona Ford, Lakeland (FL) Victory Christian Academy tackle Chris Nelson was a true life saver for the position that looks thinner by the day. Unlike Ford, Nelson is more of an unfinished project who reminds me of former Longhorn Chris Whaley. Nelson looks like a very raw athlete who has settled in to the tackle position after playing fullback and...
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Texas loses starters Chris Whaley, Johnathan Gray for year with injuries

In a tough blow to Texas' Big 12 title hopes, the Longhorns lost senior DT Chris Whaley and leading rusher Johnathan Gray for the season with injuries.
Via Gamedayr
November 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Texas Longhorns win in OT but lose RB Johnathan Gray and DL Chris Whaley for season

The Texas Longhorns won in overtime at West Virginia Saturday night 47-40, but lost two starters for the season. Sophomore running back Johnathan Gray suffered a torn achilles tendon that will require surgery. Gray had 159 rushes for 780 yds. and four touchdowns for the year. He had been on pace to become the first Longhorn running back to gain over 1000 yds. since Jamaal Charles...
Via Sports Injury Alert
November 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Longhorns will be without Brown, Whaley for remainder of season

Nov 9, 2013; Morgantown, WV, USA; Texas Longhorns running back Johnathan Gray (32) runs with the ball in the first quarter against the West Virginia Mountaineers at Milan Puskar Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Evan Habeeb-USA TODAY Sports The win over West Virginia was huge for the Longhorns, but it didn’t come without a cost.  On Sunday it was announced that starting tailback Johnathan...
November 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Whaley, Brown Spark Texas Win

Chris Whaley's 40-yard scoop-and-score and four touchdowns from Malcolm Brown helped Texas pull away from Kansas 35-13 in Austin.
November 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Recap: Missed chances mark Jayhawks' 35-13 loss at Texas

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Malcolm Brown ran for 119 yards and four touchdowns and defensive tackle Chris Whaley scored his second touchdown of the season as Texas beat Kansas 35-13 Saturday for the Longhorns' fifth win in a row. Brown scored twice in the second quarter, and Whaley's 40-yard fumble return in the third quarter broke open what had been a surprisingly close game. Whaley...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
November 02, 2013  |  Discuss

It’s raining fat guy touchdowns in Dallas

What’s better than one fat guy touchdown? Two fat guy touchdowns! The Longhorns defensive tackle Chris Whaley kicked off the fat guy bonanza by taking an interception 31 yards for a touchdown in the 1st quarter. Not to be outdone, Oklahoma’s Geneo Grissom returned a pick 54 yards for the score in the 4th quarter. The post It’s raining fat guy touchdowns in Dallas appeared...
Via The Nosebleeds
October 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: 295-pound Chris Whaley scores a pick-six for Texas against Oklahoma

Texas Longhorns DL Chris Whaley (all 295 pounds of him) intercepted Oklahoma QB Blake Bell and rumbled 31 yards for the touchdown.
Via Gamedayr
October 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Fat Guy Touchdown! Texas lineman rumbles for pick six

That’s Texas Longhorns defensive tackle Chris Whaley grabbing his first interception of the season and taking it all the way to the house for a beloved fat guy touchdown.   The post Fat Guy Touchdown! Texas lineman rumbles for pick six appeared first on The Nosebleeds.
Via The Nosebleeds
October 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Texas’ 295-Pound DT Chris Whaley Picks Off Blake Bell, Takes It To The House

Someone forgot to tell the Longhorns that they’re supposed to just roll over and play dead today against Oklahoma. Texas, playing inspired football, has taken the lead in Dallas, 10-3, after defensive tackle Chris Whaley picked off Sooners quarterback Blake Bell and took it back to the house. The 2013 version of the Red River Rivalry is shaping up to be a good one.
Via College Spun
October 12, 2013  |  Discuss
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