Post-spring defensive depth chart
Big 12's best defense will need to find capable backups
Updated: April 5, 2012, 10:57 AM ETBy Carter Strickland | HornsNation
AUSTIN, Texas -- The hype that surrounds Texas' 2012 defense has not yet made its way to Manny Diaz. But that is just a coach's nature. And the Longhorns defensive coordinator, despite having what appears to be the top 11 players on defense in the conference, remains nervous about not just his top 11 but the 22 after that.
"You have to have a backup that can go in and the quality doesn't take a drop down," Diaz said.
Brendan Maloney/US PresswireJunior college transfer Brandon Moore was one of the most talked about new arrivals at Texas.
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