Texas Longhorns alum Joseph Ossai, a third round pick by the Cincinnati Bengals as a linebacker and defensive end, is likely out for the year after suffering a meniscus tear.
#Bengals rookie DE Joseph Ossai is slated to have knee surgery this week for a meniscus injury that is feared to be season-ending, per source.— Tom Pelissero (@TomPelissero) August 22, 2021
Brutal blow for Cincinnati and Ossai, a third-round pick who sacked Tom Brady and had five QB pressures in a stellar preseason debut.
Best put, this is every bit of a damn shame, as Ossai had begun to get hot in the preseason.
WHAT THE WISE MEN ARE SAYING ABOUT THE LONGHORNS
Austin American-Statesman: Sark: Thompson, Card look better in second scrimmage
Austin American-Statesman: Bohls, Golden: Texas has question marks, but also lots to work with
Austin American-Statesman: Bohls: Overshown progression from top DB to All-America LB candidate
Austin American-Statesman: Ojomo staying ‘on a straight path’ while pursuing passions at Texas
Austin American-Statesman: Pick Six: Quarterbacks dominate the list of early Heisman candidates
Dallas Morning News: Why joining SEC puts Steve Sarkisian, Texas between a rock and a hard place in history
247Sports: Who stood out in the Longhorns’ second preseason scrimmage?
247Sports: Morning Brew: Sarkisian’s biggest decision of Year 1 at Texas
247Sports: Rehab process on injured knee underway for Texas WR Troy Omeire
247Sports: Nuggets from Saturday’s second fall camp scrimmage
247Sports: Checking in on the progress of Texas’ five top tight ends
Inside Texas: Top five newcomers for Texas Longhorns football this season
Inside Texas: Why Kyle Flood chose Texas, and what tasks remain for the O-line in camp
ICYMI IN BURNT ORANGE NATION
Steve Sarkisian on second Texas scrimmage: ‘I love the improvement on offense’
4-star WR Brenen Thompson names Texas in top 3
Texas launches group licensing for athletes
Austin American-Statesman: Latasha Lattimore joins talented 2021 recruiting class at Texas
247Sports: The Stampede: The latest on West Coast recruiting, NIL
247Sports: Observations on Maalik Murphy from first game
247Sports: Four-star 2023 athlete Dalton Brooks watching Texas, Texas A&M closely
Inside Texas: Texas Longhorns 2022 recruiting class has important needs remaining
Inside Texas: 5-star WR Evan Stewart talks visit plans, Texas, upcoming season
BIG 12 BREAKDOWN
Austin American-Statesman: How will realignment affect Big 12 coaches sitting on hot seat?
Our Daily Bears: Baylor names Gerry Bohanon starting QB
Viva the Matadors: Texas Tech shines on both sides during scrimmage
Frogs O’ War: TCU soccer takes down No. 9 Texas A&M in front of record-breaking crowd
Crimson and Cream Machine: BOOM! 2023 WR Brandon Inniss commits to Oklahoma
Crimson and Cream Machine: Oklahoma Football: Power 5 conference projections for 2021
The Smoking Musket: 2021 Opponent Preview: A preseason look at the Texas Tech Red Raiders
The Smoking Musket: 2021 Opponent Preview: A preseason look at the Oklahoma Sooners
WHAT WE’RE READING
SB Nation: The quarterback decision no bull review
SB Nation: Malik Monk says LeBron James, Russell Westbrook and Anthony Davis will ‘open everything up’ for him
SB Nation: Miguel Cabrera hits his 500th career home run
NEWS ACROSS THE FORTY ACRES AND BEYOND
- Texas just signed a big group licensing deal that spells out big news for NIL partnerships.
It’s the first step toward UT being able to sell official jerseys and player-specific apparel — with the athlete getting a small percentage of every sale. https://t.co/uanhtOLyEA— Hookem.com (@bevobeat) August 23, 2021
- Texas alum Kai Jones might have something special going on in Charlotte.
"I said, 'Why not 23?' Might as well." https://t.co/zEaF3ilHYr— Hookem.com (@bevobeat) August 23, 2021