Longhorns shut out in the draft for first time in 77 years

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Matthew McConaughey is gonna be pissed.

Before this weekend, the Texas Longhorns were last shut out in the draft before World War II. By four years.

Via Jake Trotter of ESPN.com, no NFL team selected a Longhorns player in the draft for the first time since 1937.

Texas and three other major college programs were shut out this weekend. Joining the Longhorns with zero draft picks were Illinois, Northwestern, and Kansas.

The good news for Longhorns fans is that new coach Charlie Strong just sent three first-round picks from Louisville to the NFL.  So maybe Strong will do a better job developing recruits than his predecessor, Mack Brown, did.