Texas defensive backs coach Duane Akina discusses how the defensive backs played against Baylor, the performances of Quandre Diggs and Josh Turner, and preparing for Kansas.
(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...
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October 18, 2012
It's a special thing that the Longhorns will get ready in the San Diego Chargers locker room at Snapdragon Stadium before playing Cal in the Holiday Bowl Wednesday night, but it'll be even better for cornerback Quandre Diggs. Why? Because he'll be getting dressed at brother Quentin Jammer's Chargers locker.
Freshman CB Quandre Diggs selected as Defensive Freshman of the Year; Longhorns place eight on first and second teams
When looking for a comparison for Texas cornerback Quandre Diggs, you don't have to look very far.
CB Carrington Byndom, PK/P Justin Tucker and CB Quandre Diggs all receive honors for their play against Texas A&M.