After posting a superb 12-1 record in 2008 and being just one second from the national championship game, Longhorn fans had a difficult time harshly criticizing any area of the football team. But one pesky area that stood out was creating turnovers. Since the Fiesta Bowl, the defense has preached finishing plays and creating turnovers.
August 26, 2009
The Texas Longhorns enter the 2009 season with extremely high expectations as they were recently voted #2 in the preseason coaches' poll. The defense has the unenviable task of replacing some very experienced defenders up front and their leadership void. The four senior starters on defense are still gaining their voice and their role as leaders.
August 10, 2009
EL PASO, TEX. -- It may not have been pretty the whole way through, but the Longhorns still came out of El Paso with a blowout win over UTEP, 42-13. It was also a big night for senior receiver Quan Cosby, who racked up a total of 244 receiving and return yards in the win.
September 7, 2008
The 2008 Texas defense is hard-hitting, fast and focused. At least that's what junior linebacker Roddrick Muckelroy says. On Monday, 'Muck' talked about the change in attitude he and his fellow defenders have gone through, the leadership role he's taken and more.
August 18, 2008