The position previews conclude with the Texas special teams, a unit that the coaching staff has…
Position Preview: DBs
Corners: Ken Beasley, 5-10, 168, Fr Chykie Brown, 6-1, 180, Fr Tarell Brown, 6-0, 200, Sr Brandon Foster, 5-9, 180, Jr Erick Jackson, 6-2, 185, Jr Ryan Palmer, 5-10, 185, Soph Aaron Ross, 6-1, 192, Sr Safeties: Marcus Griffin, 6-0, 195, Jr Michael Griffin, 6-0, 205, Sr James Henry, 6-2, 205, Fr Robert Joseph, 6-2, 195 Fr Matt Melton, 6-0, 210 Sr Ishie Oduegwu, 5-10, 195, Fr-RS How do you replace a Thorpe award winner? You put a preseason All-American and Thorpe Award candidate who actually had more tackles and interceptions than the Thorpe Award winner in his spot. But who are you going to put in his original spot? No problem…if he's got a twin brother. A top ten draft pick like Michael Huff is not someone a team can easily replace, but despite losing Huff and Cedric Griffin to the NFL, Texas will have an experienced secondary for 2006. The leader of the DBs and, indeed, the entire Texas defense is safety Michael Griffin. Griffin will be moving over to Huff's vacated strong...
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