Nov 16, 2013; Austin, TX, USA; Texas Longhorns defensive end Jackson Jeffcoat (44) blocks a pass thrown by Oklahoma State Cowboys quarterback Clint Chelf (10) during the first quarter at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brendan Maloney-USA TODAY Sports

Texas Longhorn Links for May 12, 2014


Here at Hook’em Headlines, we compile the best Texas news from around the internet every weekday morning. Here are your daily links for Monday, May 12.

Longhorns shut out in the draft for first time in 77 years – Pro Football Talk

That’s pre-World War II, folks.

The Dog Days Are Over Now – Burnt Orange Nation

The premise of the piece is that while Texas failed to produce picks in the 2014 NFL Draft, several Louisville Cardinals (Charlie Strong’s former post) were selected, and therefore the future is bright for the Longhorns. Not sure I agree with the logic, but the conclusion could still be accurate.

Texas UDFA tracker: Spurned Longhorns starting to find homes – Burnt Orange Nation

Of all the Longhorn undrafted free agents, Jackson Jeffcoat might have landed in the best spot. Dan Quinn and the Seahawks know how to utilize players with his talent.

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