Baylor's Andrew Billings wasn't the first Big 12 defensive tackle taken Saturday.Indianapolis picked Texas' Hassan Ridgeway in the fourth round (116th overall), the only Longhorn taken in the draft. The former Mansfield High School standout was hoping to go in the second round , which meant for a long Friday after deciding to forego his senior season."I wouldn't put my worst enemy...
April 30, 2016
The Indianapolis Colts picked Texas defensive tackle Hassan Ridgeway with 15th pick in the fourth round.The 6-foot-3, 303-pound defensive tackle from Mansfield burst on to the scene during his sophomore season in 2014. He amassed 47 total tackles, 10 tackles for loss and six sacks. But Ridgeway wasn’t as productive as he was expected to be in 2015. He suffered through nagging...
April 30, 2016
NFL draft predictions: Hassan Ridgeway a likely draft pick, but hope lacking for other draft-eligible Longhorns
The Longhorns have 12 draft eligible players, but defensive tackle Hassan Ridgeway has the best opportunity to get drafted in this week’s NFL Draft.Ridgeway, a 6-foot-3, 303 pound defensive tackle from Mansfield, chose to forgo his senior season. He had a solid junior year in 2015, but was nagged by injuries to begin the season, which slowed down his production. Ridgeway finished...
April 27, 2016
Hassan Ridgeway, Defensive tackleHeight: 6-3 Weight: 303 Projected round: 2 or 3 Ridgeway wasn’t as productive as he was expected to be in 2015. He suffered through nagging injuries that set him back. But the 6-foot-3, 303-pound defensive tackle from Mansfield finished the season with 36 total tackles, 6.5 tackles for loss and 3.5 sacks. Despite his less than stellar year, he posted...
April 25, 2016
Get to know Texas defensive lineman Hassan Ridgeway with our latest NFL Draft profile.
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April 15, 2016
Texas defensive tackle Hassan Ridgeway will forego his senior season and instead declare for the NFL Draft, according to a tweet from Longhorn Network. Texas DT Hassan Ridgeway will forego his senior year at Texas and declare for the NFL Draft. — Longhorn Network (@LonghornNetwork) December 26, 2015 A former four-star recruit from the Dallas area, Ridgeway has 108 tackles (17...
The Longhorns will be without starting defensive tackle Hassan Ridgeway next season, as he has decided to forego his senior season and declare for the 2016 NFL Draft, according to Longhorn Network. Texas DT Hassan Ridgeway will forego his senior year at Texas and declare for the NFL Draft. — Longhorn Network (@LonghornNetwork) December 26, 2015 Ridgeway finished the 2015 season...
This is a remarkable stat Texas defensive coordinator Vance Bedford provided this week: the Longhorns blitzed on 18 of Oklahoma's first 20 snaps in the Longhorns' victory at the Cotton Bowl.Blitzes can wreak havoc on an offensive line and start a quarterback's head spinning, but it's also a risky call, particularly that often, threatening to expose a defense to big plays because...
The hype his impressive performances from 2014 created for 2015 had fallen flat through three games, and the man tasked with replacing first-round draft pick Malcom Brown looked like maybe he was a flash in the pan. Then came last Saturday and Texas Longhorns defensive tackle Hassan Ridgeway, healthy after finally shaking some nagging injures, came through with a breakout effort...
The defense of the Texas Longhorns has come under fire the last few weeks for not doing its job. The unit has a ton of talent, but has not come close to living up to expectations. With the offense struggling at times and getting adjusted to a new quarterback the defense needs to do more than it has been--so Saturday against Oklahoma State it did.Somehow 6'3" 314 pound defensive tackle...
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