The Longhorns return nine starters on defense but the two they lose were their most important players in 2012. Here's an early defensive depth chart for Texas in 2013.
With top defenders Kenny Vaccarro and Alex Okafor gone, and the Longhorns coming off a bad year, Texas' defense looks at a major overhaul in 2013.
Through the first half of the season, the Texas is defense is ranked No. 99 in the country. It's a big slide for what was thought as one of the most talented corps before the season.
As part of Insider's "20 teams that can win it all" series, Carter Strickland of HornsNation evaluates the Texas Longhorns' chances of advancing to and winning the BCS title game this season.
Taking a post-spring look at the projected defensive starters and reserves for the Texas Longhorns.
Handing out the hardware for 2011's top defensive performances.
In 2012, Texas will have a deep defensive line but will have to replace two starting linebackers and two experienced safeties.
Mack Brown says his D-line can't fall back on being a young bunch anymore; time for tackles to step up is now.