Projecting 2012 defensive depth chart

Losing two linebackers and safeties, young players will need to step up

Updated: December 20, 2011, 10:32 AM ET
By Carter Strickland | HornsNation
AUSTIN, Texas -- Texas is losing its leading tackler, Emmanuel Acho.
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Erich Schlegel/Getty ImagesTexas will miss longtime starters Blake Gideon and Emmanuel Acho on defense next season.
It's losing the second-leading tacker, Keenan Robinson.

It's losing the third-leading tacker, Blake Gideon.

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