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Texas Longhorns come up short in NFL draft

Texas Longhorns come up short in NFL draft

This wasn't the kind of shutout University of Texas football fans had in mind.

For the first time since 1937, the school failed to produce a single pick in the NFL draft.

That's right, Texas is in another depression.

In fact, it wasn't a great weekend for Texas or USC, which had only three players drafted.

It wasn't that long ago, January 2006, that USC and Texas met in, arguably, the most talent-rich national title game ever contested.

That thrilling 41-38 victory by Texas at the Rose Bowl produced 14 NFL draft choices in the 2006 draft, seven for each school. Each team had two players selected in the first round.

According to a 2012 story in the...