The history of recent players from the University of Texas might hurt cornerback Aaron Williams‘ chances of being taken by the Steelers this year.
Pittsburgh drafted two player from Texas in 2008 — wideout Limas Sweed and tackle Tony Hills. Both have been disappointments. While Casey Hampton has been a stalwart in Pittsburgh, he came from a different era in the Texas program.
“Vince Young also has been a major disappointment in the NFL and it has prompted many to wonder if there is not a certain culture that has enveloped the Texas program that inhibits some Longhorns as pros,” Ed Bouchette writes for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
We’ve heard this accusation plenty: That Texas players come out of school a little soft and pampered.