The Longhorns used to have NFL talent all over the roster. What happened?

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The Longhorns used to have NFL talent all over the roster. What happened?
The Longhorns used to have NFL talent all over the roster. What happened?

Recruiting experts may disagree, but the best way to judge talent is to see what the NFL thinks. Generally speaking, a College Football Playoff appearance is followed by a boom in the draft. And that's not because the NFL likes trophies. It's because talent usually wins. For instance: Forty-five Texas players who competed in the aughts, a decade Mack Brown remembers fondly, were drafted from 2002-11. A dozen were first-rounders. For an idea of how far Texas has fallen, from the '12 draft through last spring, 17 Texas players have been drafted. Only two were first-rounders. So what happened to all those great players Texas once produced? Did they go to Oklahoma, which still competes for the CFP

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