LB EMMANUEL ACHO SENIOR
Despite a strained ligament in his knee, Acho (whose older brother, Sam, was chosen in the fourth round of April's NFL draft) was the team's second-leading tackler last season (87) and had 12 tackles for loss. And this year, says Mack Brown, "his strength is up."
WR MIKE DAVIS SOPHOMORE
Second on the team with 478 receiving yards in 2010, Davis had moments of brilliance (a UT freshman-record 11 catches for 109 yards at Kansas State) and this year he should be Texas's primary receiving threat.
LB KEENAN ROBINSON SENIOR
The team's top tackler in 2010 (113), Robinson also had eight tackles for loss and two of the Horns' eight picks. Along with Acho he'll be counted on to carry the load in the defense's new blitz-happy scheme.