November 7, 2006

Longhorn Hot 11

Throughout the football season, we at will offer up our insights about the Longhorns that we believe were the hottest players on the Texas football team.

It's a fine line ranking the top players from week to week, and there are usually several guys that just miss the cut. As always, we encourage readers
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Rank Player The Analysis Last Week
1 Colt McCoy This makes two weeks in a row for McCoy atop our list. The Heisman candidate (that's still crazy to think about) threw for more than 300 yards for the first time in his career and he set the school single-season touchdown pass mark. Oh yeah, he threw one of the game's best blocks. He's an easy choice for the top spot.
2 Aaron Ross Ross has been near the top of this list more often than not, and he gets another high grade after a shutdown performance against Oklahoma State. The Thorpe Award candidate recorded four tackles on the day and a terrific interception on a play that he batted to himself.
3 Quan Cosby Cosby was coming off a huge game against Texas Tech and he turned he topped the 100-yard mark on Saturday for the first time of his career. His final statline … four catches for 101 yards. 6