Watch List LB Zach Whitley in no hurry 

February, 15, 2013
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HOUSTON -- When Houston North Shore linebacker Zach Whitley Jr. ventured to Austin for Texas' first junior day of the year, he quickly felt a sense of comfort.

The reason? The presence of two players he knows, two guys who came from the program he currently plays in.

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