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Halfway There: Defensive Ends

Last year's injury paves the way for this year's success at defensive end.

Last season, Jackson Jeffcoat's season-ending injury was both a negative and a positive. The negative was obvious — Texas lost an All-Big 12 caliber defensive end who was on pace for a massive season. The positive? The Longhorns got an extended look at Cedric Reed in Jeffcoat's place. The 6-foot-6 then-sophomore was thrust into full-time action opposite Alex Okafor, and that experience, when... Recommended Stories