Jackson Jeffcoat Is “Honored” To Have His MVP Portrait Hanging Up At Texas

2013 was a forgettable season at Texas. The Longhorns went 8-5 in Mack Brown’s final season, and had no players selected in the following NFL Draft. One player did stand out, however: defensive end Jackson Jeffcoat, who was named as a consensus All-American and Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year after leading the team with 86 tackles and 13 sacks. Jeffcoat was named team MVP,...
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May 27, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Washington Redskins DE Jackson Jeffcoat Picks Off Tony Romo For First Career Interception

It has been a long, strange road for former Texas Longhorns defensive end Jackson Jeffcoat. No one would have guessed he would go undrafted. He was facing an uphill battle to make the team in Seattle since they were already pretty stacked on the defensive front. It was a shame to see him sit on the Redskins practice squad rather than playing on Sundays.But after getting a late season...
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December 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Longhorns fail to have player taken in NFL Draft for first time since 1937

The Texas Longhorns did not have a single player selected during the 2014 NFL Draft. While a few members of the Longhorns have gone onto sign with teams, this marked the first time since 1937 that none had their names called in the Draft. It had been 77 years of Longhorns being selected in the Draft. Even Big-12 Defensive Player of the Year Jackson Jeffcoat was left behind. The lack...
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May 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Texas has no players selected in NFL Draft for first time since 1937

Texas' fall from the top has hit a new low. For the first time since 1937, no Longhorns were selected in the NFL Draft. What happened to all the blue chip players former Texas coach Mack Brown signed in the talent-rich state? The Longhorns had top 10 recruiting classes from 2009-12, according to Scout.com. One of the biggest prizes from the 2010 class, five-star defensive end Jackson...
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May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Draft Player Profiles – Texas DE/OLB Jackson Jeffcoat

By Alex Kozora Our focus has shifted to the offseason and for the next few months, I’ll be providing scouting reports on several draft prospects. Some of these players the Pittsburgh Steelers may look at and others will be top players that will be off the board before they select. All to make you as […] 2014 NFL Draft Player Profiles – Texas DE/OLB Jackson Jeffcoat is a post...
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April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers Have Pre Draft Visit Scheduled With Texas DE Jackson Jeffcoat

The Pittsburgh Steelers will almost certainly be adding another young defensive end and outside linebacker via the 2014 NFL Draft and it looks like they are interested in Texas product Jackson Jeffcoat. According to Charean Williams of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Jeffcoat has a pre draft visit scheduled with the Steelers. UT's Jackson Jeffcoat has […] Steelers Have Pre Draft...
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March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Texas Longhorns dismiss two players

New Texas Longhorns coach Charlie Strong dismissed two players from the program on Sunday. Defensive back Leroy Scott and fullback Chet Moss were dismissed for violating team rules.  Scott and Moss are the first two players to leave the program since Strong took over in January. Scott showed potential in his junior season by playing in all 13 games.  Scott recovered three fumbles...
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March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Former Texas Longhorn Jackson Jeffcoat Makes His Daddy Proud at the Combine

When your dad is a living legend in the state of Texas and a former Dallas Cowboys player (Jim Jeffcoat) you live with certain expectations. So far former Texas defensive lineman Jackson Jeffcoat has done a good job of that through his college career, but now it's time for the NFL.First step--mastering the NFL Combine. From Bleacher ReportWhile he isn't done working out just yet...
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February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

All-Big 12 team announced by AP

The folks covering the Big 12 have voted and released the 2013 All-Big 12 team.  Below is a rundown of who made the first team.  You can also take a look at the second team right here. Offensive player of the year: Bryce Petty, QB, Baylor (Preseason selection was Lache Seastrunk, Baylor). Defensive player of the year: Jackson Jeffcoat, DE, Texas (Preseason selection was Devonte...
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December 09, 2013  |  Discuss

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