Predicting the Longhorns future NFL draft prospects

Despite recent struggles in the NFL Draft, the Texas Longhorns have quite a few players capable of finding a roster spot in the NFL.

At linebacker, DeMarvion Overshown figures to be a player NFL scouts will keep an eye on. A move to the edge could help Overshown play to his strengths as an open field tackler and pass rusher.

On the defensive line, Texas hopes Alfred Collins and T’Vondre Sweat will have breakout seasons worthy of NFL recognition. The two defensive tackles have solid tools for defensive line coach Bo Davis to utilize this season.

D’Shawn Jamison has room to grow at corner, but his knack for the end zone as a kick returner should catch scouts’ eyes.

Those are a just handful of Texas players that could find roster spots in the NFL.

The offensive side is more promising. Here are five players who might be drafted over the next two seasons.

Bijan Robinson – 2023 late first round

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Bijan is the most naturally gifted runner to wear the burnt orange. His combination of vision, speed, agility, and power make it impossible to find a comparison. If anything, his versatility as a runner and receiver is similar to the Pittsburgh Steelers Le’veon Bell. Robinson is a great teammate, positive influence and not afraid of a challenge. While he has room to grow as a blocker, he is certainly a great prospect.

Xavier Worthy – 2024 first round

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The one Xavier Worthy play that comes to mind is a one-yard touchdown reception against Texas Tech. Worthy somehow created enough separation with his “get off move” to go untouched before catching a seam route in the end zone. Worthy’s ability to beat press-man coverage without being touched (using only quickness) is uncanny. I would be shocked if he’s not drafted in the first three rounds.

Quinn Ewers – 2024 first round

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Quinn is tough as nails. Ewers came back early from sports hernia surgery and gutted out a state championship…

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