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  1. Texas Longhorns Emmanuel Acho prepares for next step in NFL draft...

    Carter Strickland

    Emmanuel Acho is expected to become an NFL draft pick at some point this weekend. Once it happens, he'll take the next step in his career and carry his goals to a higher platform.

    Story | Conversation | April 24, 2012
  2. A look at the draft numbers show what plagues Texas Longhorns

    Carter Strickland

    Many factors have shown why Texas went 13-12 over the last two years, but the most telling might be its NFL draft numbers.

    Story | Conversation | April 23, 2012
  3. Longhorns wait and see after pro day

    Carter Strickland

    AUSTIN, Texas -- Blake Gideon is well aware of the trappings that usually come with being a starting defensive back at Texas. "A lot of guys have come out of that room and made a lot of money," Gideon said. Gideon is trying to be the next one. ...

    Blog | March 20, 2012
  4. Spring position preview: Linebackers

    Carter Strickland

    Texas linebackers Emmanuel Acho and Keenan Robinson were first and second in tackles, respectively last season. Now they are both gone. And they took not just their athleticism and leadership with them, but also the knowledge about the inner-wo...

    Blog | February 09, 2012
  5. Class Rewind: Mack Brown's 2008 class

    Carter Strickland

    All those fingers pointing at Bryan Harsin, Case McCoy and Davis Ash should stop and aim their pointers back at the recruiting class of 2008. That is where Texas' failings at quarterback started. The Longhorns, who signed just 20 players in 2008, ...

    Blog | January 27, 2012
  6. Emmanuel Acho Texas Longhorns defensive MVP

    Carter Strickland

    Handing out the hardware for 2011's top defensive performances.

    Story | Conversation | January 09, 2012
  7. Bowl practice becomes audition for some

    Carter Strickland

    AUSTIN, Texas -- Because Jaxon Shipley is a "been there, done that" player, it might be wise to listen to him when he singles out a player of the future for Texas. M.J. McFarland is that player. It's not that Shipley hasn't known about the fres...

    Blog | December 22, 2011
  8. Texas Longhorns 2012 defensive depth chart analysis

    Carter Strickland

    In 2012, Texas will have a deep defensive line but will have to replace two starting linebackers and two experienced safeties.

    Story | Conversation | December 19, 2011
  9. Texas will need more from Hicks in 2012

    Carter Strickland

    AUSTIN, Texas -- Emmanuel Acho had a head start. So did Keenan Robinson. Because they are linebackers and because defensive coordinator Manny Diaz also coaches linebackers, the pair was immersed into the machinations of Diaz's defense from the ...

    Blog | December 13, 2011
  10. Manny Diaz's first year with the Texas Longhorns had many bright ...

    Carter Strickland

    When Manny Diaz was hired, there were questions. But after a season with a lot of bright spots, the only question is how much better will Texas' defense be.

    Story | Conversation | December 12, 2011
  11. Manny Diaz's work on the Texas Longhorns' defense has been swift ...

    Carter Strickland

    Mack Brown needed Manny Diaz to revamp his defense following the 2010 season, and the defensive coordinator's work has been swift and impressive.

    Story | Conversation | November 30, 2011
  12. Texas has its plan to contain Griffin

    Carter Strickland

    AUSTIN, Texas -- Texas knows Baylor quarterback Robert Griffin III is going to let it fly. Repeatedly. But the Longhorns also believe they know how to keep those throws from turning into long touchdowns. "The way our defense and coverage is str...

    Blog | November 29, 2011
  13. Texas defense doing more than enough

    Carter Strickland

    AUSTIN, Texas -- Emmanuel Acho, who had 12 tackles, a sack, a pass break up, a tackle for loss and was the leader on a defense that held the opposing offense to 121 yards, inexplicably took the blame following Texas' 17-13 loss to Kansas State. "W...

    Blog | November 20, 2011
  14. Big plays teach Longhorns' D a lesson

    Carter Strickland

    COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Kenny Vaccaro neglected to look at the scoreboard at Faurot Field. "I wouldn't say the better team won," he said following Texas' 17-5 loss to Missouri. "I thought we were, physically, the more dominant team." Missouri thought ...

    Blog | November 13, 2011
  15. Instant Analysis: Missouri 17, Texas 5

    Carter Strickland

    How the game was won: Texas, which was missing its leading receiver and its top three running backs, was unable to produce any offense after the first quarter. Missouri, on the other hand, had a solid performance from quarterback James Franklin and i...

    Blog | November 12, 2011
  16. HornsNation: Texas defense faces talented Missouri running game

    Carter Strickland

    Texas' defense has been outstanding in recent weeks against the run. But Missouri, with Henry Josey and James Franklin, present a tough challenge.

    Story | Conversation | November 09, 2011