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Texas Longhorns football: Post-spring depth chart

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A depth chart. Because everyone likes depth charts.

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The Texas Longhorns completed spring practice with the Orange-White game on Saturday evening and now head into the long offseason.

Let's take a look at the depth chart coming out of the spring:

OFFENSE
Position No. Player | No. Player | No. Player
Wide Receiver (H) 8 Jaxon Shipley | 27
Daje Johnson | 21 Duke Thomas
|
Wide Receiver (Z) 2 Kendall Sanders OR
16 Bryant Jackson
| 9 John Harris




Tight End (Y) 81
Greg Daniels
OR
85
MJ McFarland
OR 82 Geoff Swaim

| 9 John Harris | 17 Miles Onyegbule
Right Tackle 78 Josh Cochran | 76 Garrett Greenlea


Right Guard 72 Mason Walters | 62
Curtis Riser
Center 55 Dominic Espinosa | 73 Garrett Porter
Left Guard 75 Trey Hopkins | 66 Sedrick Flowers | 74 Taylor Doyle
Left Tackle 51 Donald Hawkins | 68 Kennedy Estelle
Wide Receiver (X) 1 Mike Davis | 80 Marcus Johnson


Quarterback 14
David Ash
| 6 Case McCoy
|
18 Tyrone Swoopes
| 3 Jalen Overstreet | 7 Connor Brewer
Tailback 32 Johnathan Gray OR 28 Malcolm Brown
| 24 Joe Bergeron
Fullback 36 Alex De La Torre
| 13 Chet Moss |

Place-Kicker 23 Nick Rose
OR 28 Nick Jordan | 9 Anthony Fera

DEFENSE
Position No. Player | No. Player | No. Player
Buck 44 Jackson Jeffcoat
| 92 Reggie Wilson | 52 Bryce Cottrell
Tackle (Nose) 90 Malcom Brown | 96 Chris Whaley |


Tackle 85 Ashton Dorsey
| 99 Desmond Jackson
| 81 Hassan Ridgeway
Strong End 88 Cedric Reed
| 1 Shiro Davis | 42 Caleb Bluiett
Strongside LB 19 Peter Jinkens | 24 Tim Cole | 8 Aaron Benson
Middle LB 33 Steve Edmond OR 55 Dalton Santos |
Weakside LB 3 Jordan Hicks
| 11 Tevin Jackson
| 35 Kendall Thompson
CB 6 Quandre Diggs | 29 Sheroid Evans OR 21 Duke Thomas
Free Safety 2 Mykkele Thompson |
25 Josh Turner
Strong Safety 17 Adrian Phillips | 18 Kevin Vaccaro | 26 Adrian Colbert
CB 23 Carrington Byndom | 31 Leroy Scott
| 16 Bryson Echols
Punter 9 Anthony Fera
| 23 Nick Rose
| 14 William Russ

SPECIAL TEAMS
Position No. Player | No. Player | No. Player
Punt Returns 6 Quandre Diggs | 8 Jaxon Shipley
Kickoff Returns 27 Daje Johnson
| 21 Duke Thomas
OR 6 Quandre Diggs


| 2 Mykkele Thompson
Kickoffs 23 Nick Rose | 28 Nick Jordan
Holder 86 Cade McCrary |
Snapper (PAT/FG) 37 Nate Boyer | 45 Kyle Ashby
Snapper (Punts) 45 Kyle Ashby | 37 Nate Boyer

-- The last depth chart update was highly speculative, but with the exception of the special teams portion of his list (excluding kickoffs), this one should be really close to the post-spring depth chart put together by the coaches after the game.

-- The players who missed all or part of spring with injuries that should allow them to return in the fall for the start of camp were all left on the depth chart, especially the starters along the offensive line, who essentially have positions locked down. At least until the arrival of Desmond Harrison, in the case of Josh Cochran.

-- Cayleb Jones has been left off the depth chart because his future with the team is still up in the air pending advancements in the status of the case against him.

-- The starting nickel back is Quandre Diggs, with Adrian Phillips backing him up. As in the spring game, the expected replacement at cornerback for Diggs is Sheroid Evans. Josh Turner is would probable enter in a dime package, though Duke Thomas would be another option.

-- Cedric Reed was listed as the starter at Buck end, but he's the second-best defensive end on the team, so with Jackson Jeffcoat actually atop the depth chart at that position, Reed has been moved to the starter at strong end.

-- The most fluid position overall is defensive tackle, as the top four players there are essentially interchangeable, with the possible exception of Malcom Brown, who may have emerged as the top defensive tackle on the team this spring.

-- Connor Brewer really is behind Jalen Overstreet, who could end up moving to another position before fall camp starts.