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Kelson States His Case at SS

Kelson is back where he began (W. Gallagher/IT)

Former SLB Drew Kelson's stint at SS during the first half of Texas spring football, Longhorn coaches say, is just an audition. Don't count on it. The smart money is on Kelson remaining in a defensive backfield that replaces three starters from last year's 10-3 team.

"Right now, I'm just playing safety," Drew Kelson told Inside Texas, "but, in certain situations, they may have me go back down to linebacker. They want to make sure we don't lose anything at linebacker. I'm happy that, over the years, I've kept up with some of the things going on in the defensive backfield. It's helped me that I've learned both (positions). I get excited when I'm back there... Recommended Stories