Many factors have shown why Texas went 13-12 over the last two years, but the most telling might be its NFL draft numbers.
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.
The linebackers are probably Texas' best unit. Now the group gets to prove it in Manny Diaz's defense.
Mack Brown says his D-line can't fall back on being a young bunch anymore; time for tackles to step up is now.