Can Texas' Linebackers Get Defensive

Defensively, much of the preseason attention has been focused on coordinator Will Muschamp's efforts to generate an honest pass rush from his front four as well as replacing three starters in the secondary. The perception the past two seasons, though, was that Texas' linebackers have been the unit's weakest link.
August 19, 2008

Wed. Scrimmage Highlights: What Went Down?

QB Colt McCoy busted loose for a 70-yard scoring jaunt while freshman WR Dan Buckner collected a long TD toss from No. 3 QB Sherrod Harris at the first scrimmage of Texas' season Wednesday. But did the offense really have the upper hand against Will Muschamp's defense?
August 13, 2008

Scrimmages Could Set Pecking Order

Two scrimmages slated for the next four days will go a long way toward solidifying Texas' 2008 depth chart. The first shakedown is set for Wednesday morning at Royal-Memorial Stadium.
August 12, 2008

A look back at the Class of 2004: The LB's

Compared to previous years and in years since, the linebacker group of 2004 in the state of Texas looked weak when they inked letters of intent that February. There have however been some nice surprizes from this group.
June 7, 2008

Can Muschamp Bring the 'Boom'?

Upon his arrival, defensive coordinator Will Muschamp was given a great deal of control over the Texas football program and he began instituting a new scheme, new drills and a new attitude. But will the changes brought by Muschamp result in a stronger defense in the fall? Can Muschamp, as he did at Auburn, bring the 'boom'?
April 3, 2008

Horns Sidestep Bear Trap

WACO, Tex. -- It took a fake punt on Texas' second possession of the second half to sustain a 15-play scoring drive as the Horns finally pulled away from Baylor, 31-10, at Waco Saturday.
October 20, 2007

Full Speed Ahead

Early Wednesday morning the Texas Longhorns got up and put on the pads for their first full-speed scrimmage on the season in Darrell K. Royal Texas Memorial Stadium. Afterwards, offensive coordinator Greg Davis and defensive coordinator Duane Akina talked about what they saw from both their entrenched starters and up-and-comers battling for playing time.
August 15, 2007

Position Preview: Linebackers

The position previews continue with the linebackers. It's one of the deepest positions on the team, but that depth is also unproven. Will they be able to perform as well as the did in '05?
August 2, 2006