The Texas Longhorns will enter the 2012 college football season looking to improve upon last season's 8-5 campaign.
While it certainly was an improvement over their 5-7 dud from a couple years ago, the Longhorns still have not had the type of season we are used to seeing from them since they lost the national championship game to Alabama.
One player that the Longhorns will be looking at to be a catalyst for this improvement is defensive end Alex Okafor. The senior will be the leader of a defense that allowed 22.2 points per game last season.
Here's what you need to know about Okafor heading into this season.