10 biggest NFL draft busts in Texas football history

There have been 46 Texas Longhorns taken in the first round of the NFL draft, with more to come, but these are the 10 players who were the most disappointing in the league.

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. Mike Williams, OT. Mike Williams, OT. 16. . No. 4 overall. 5. player. Mike Williams. 2002

Compared to Thomas, Mike Williams played a lot more in the league, but when you factor in the expectations of a No. 4 overall pick, Williams is the much bigger bust. 

Williams started 14 games as a rookie, mostly at right tackle, but did not have much success. He also played some at left tackle for the Bills and in four years, started 48 games. 

With Williams, availability was his best ability. He didn’t do anything on the field to live up to the selection and lost his starting job at tackle to undrafted free agent Jason Peters. Now, Peters is a future Hall of Famer, but at the time it was a massive disappointment to bench a top-five pick. 

Williams was out of football from 2006-2008, but in 2009, he returned to play eight games for Washington at right guard. Williams was 410 pounds when he signed with Washington but lost 70 pounds to play guard and was rewarded with a contract extension after the season. However, he was diagnosed with a blood clot near his heart and was released. 2009 was his final NFL season.