State of the position: Linebackers

As Texas' best unit, the linebackers look to wreak havoc in Manny Diaz's scheme

Updated: August 29, 2011, 11:10 AM ET
By Carter Strickland |

Jordan Hicks figures he is just where he needs to be.

[+] EnlargeJordan Hicks
AP Photo/Eric GayManny Diaz will look to use the athleticism of linebackers like Jordan Hicks make his scheme more productive.

After spurning his home state Buckeyes to come to Texas, he has been leaving an impression on just about every team he faces. Now, he's got a new scheme to go with his ability.

Carter Strickland | email

Reporter, HornsNation