Texas Football: 5 best early 2020 NFL Draft Longhorns prospects

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Outside shots at the 2020 NFL Draft

The Texas football program has a handful of solid talented players that could work their way into the latter rounds of the 2020 NFL Draft, or could make their way onto a roster at the next level through Training Camp. Let’s take a look at who those Longhorns players could be.

John Burt, Wide Receiver

The Longhorns don’t have much to boast among the upperclassmen in the receiving corps beyond their top two senior targets. But the raw track speed that senior wide receiver John Burt brings to the table could attract some level of attention at the next level. A career that saw Burt amass less than 900 receiving yards and five scores thus far won’t do much for him in terms of proven production.

Parker Braun, Offensive Guard

The only transfer to make the list among all the Longhorns players that could be in the thick of the NFL Draft conversation for next year is the former Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets All-ACC offensive guard Parker Braun. Although the Texas offensive line had an inconsistent first half of the season, to say the least, Braun is still a reliable and well-rounded force in the trenches.

Sam Cosmi, Offensive Tackle

We aren’t likely to see the former Freshman All-American Texas offensive tackle Sam Cosmi declare this early for the NFL Draft. But it is worth following how Cosmi’s draft stock trends, as he is one of the most underrated offensive tackles in the Big 12 this season.

Jeffrey McCulloch, Linebacker

The most experienced Longhorns linebacker dealt with injury struggles through a good portion of his senior season. Jeffrey McCulloch was supposed to be one of the defensive leaders for defensive coordinator Todd Orlando this season, but it will be tough for him to up his draft stock a whole lot before next spring.