October 24, 2007

Breaking down the Texas Longhorn defense

Nebraska Opponent Defensive Scouting Report

Who: Texas Longhorns
School Location: Austin, Texas
School Colors: Burnt Orange and White

Record: 6-2 overall, 2-2 in Big 12 Conference
National Ranking: 16
Conference: Big 12 (South Division)

Head Coach: Mack Brown (Florida State, 1972): In his 10th season at Texas, 99-24 overall, 5-1 vs. Nebraska
Defensive Co-coordinators: Duane Akina, Larry MacDuff

When: Saturday, Oct. 27, 2:35 p.m (CDT)
Where: Darrell K. Royal - Texas Memorial Stadium (85, 123)
TV: ABC (Regional)
Radio: Host Communications
Series Record: Texas leads 7-4
Base Defensive Formation: 4-3

On The Line: Sophomore defensive end Lamarr Houston (6-2, 275) has been creating havoc this season, recording nine tackles behind the line of scrimmage, including four quarterback sacks. Senior nose tackle Derek Lokey (6-2, 280) has recorded 30 tackles, including four behind the line of scrimmage. Senior tackle Frank Okam (6-5, 320) has 28 stops this season, six behind the line of scrimmage with 3.5 sacks.

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