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Best of the Decade Open Thread


I figured since we are nearing the close of a great decade for the Texas Longhorns, it would be interesting to make lists of the greatest things in Texas football over the last decade.

Greatest Players:

1. Vince Young, QB, 2003-05

2. Colt McCoy, QB, 2006-09

3. Derrick Johnson, LB, 2001-04

4. Jordan Shipley, WR, 2006-09

5. Cedric Benson, RB, 2001-04

6. Roy Williams, WR, 2000-03

7. Brian Orakpo, DE, 2005-08

8. Michael Huff, S, 2002-05

9. Quan Cosby, WR, 2005-08

10. Aaron Ross, CB, 2003-06

11. David Thomas, TE, 2002-05

12. Justin Blalock, OG, 2003-06

13. Major Applewhite, QB, 1998-2001

14. Sergio Kindle, LB/DE, 2006-09

15. Earl Thomas, S, 2008-present

16. Michael Griffin, S, 2003-06

17. Limas Sweed, WR, 2004-07

18.  Nathan Vasher, CB, 2000-03

19. Jamaal Charles, RB, 2005-07

20. Roy Miller, DT, 2005-08

Greatest Games:

1. 2006 Rose Bowl: Texas 41, USC 38

2. 2008 Texas 45, Oklahoma 35

3. 2005 Rose Bowl: Texas 38, Michigan 37

4. 2009 Fiesta Bowl: Texas 24, Ohio State 21

5. 2005 Texas 25, Ohio State 22

6. 2001 Holiday Bowl: Texas 47, Washington 43

7. 2007 Texas 38, Oklahoma State 35

8. 2009 Big 12 Championship: Texas 13, Nebraska 12

9. 2004 Texas 27, Kansas 24

10. 2006 Texas 22, Nebraska 20

Worst Defeats:

1. 2001 Big 12 Championship: Colorado 39, Texas 27

2. 2008 Texas Tech 39, Texas 33

3. 2007 Texas A&M 38, Texas 30

4. 2006 Kansas State 45, Texas 42

5. 2006 Texas A&M 12, Texas 7

6. 2000 Oklahoma 63, Texas 14

7. 2007 Kansas State 41, Texas 21

8. 2004 Oklahoma 12, Texas 0

9. 2003 Arkansas 38, Texas 28

10. 2003 Oklahoma 65, Texas 13

Greatest Enemies:

1. Oklahoma Coach Bob Stoops

2. Texas Tech Wide Reciever Michael Crabtree

3. Texas A&M Quarterback Stephen McGee

4. New York Times Writer Thayer Evans

5. Texas Tech Coach Mike  Leach

6. Texas A&M Defensive Tackle Kellen "Late Hit" Heard

7. USC Quarterback Matt Leinart

8. Oklahoma Punter Mike "Mother Faker" Knall

9. Oklahoma Quarterback Jason White

10. the 2004 California Golden Bears

Greatest Teams:

1. 2005

2. 2009

3. 2008

4. 2004

5. 2001

 

What do y'all think?

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