Creating Turnovers Will Be Key

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

Senior Defenders are Quiet Leaders

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

Longhorn Position Previews: Linebackers

As summer is officially upon us and the team starts their summer workouts, Burnt Orange Beat will be breaking down the roster and providing positional unit analysis for the upcoming season and a 2010 outlook. Today's unit is Linebackers.
July 11, 2009

Audio: One-on-One With Roddrick Muckelroy

Inside Texas sits down with linebacker Roddrick Muckelroy to discuss preparation for Oklahoma State, the yards given up to tight ends, the effect of senior leadership on this team and more.
October 21, 2008

Audio: Roddrick Muckelroy and Roy Miller

Inside Texas sits down with Longhorn defenders Roddrick Muckelroy and Roy Miller to talk about the team's preparations for Rice, if the rescheduling of the Arkansas game will effect them and more.
September 17, 2008

Game Observations

Another curious fake, a linebacker standing above the rest, stats that don't line up, a new starting running back (should be, anyway) and more. Inside Texas' Ross Lucksinger gives his observations from the Longhorns' win over UTEP.
September 7, 2008

Longhorns Overwhelm UTEP

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

Defense Isn't 'Mucking' Around

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