UT Defense Turning Page on 2012 'Letdown'

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UT Defense Turning Page on 2012 'Letdown'
Brendan Maloney-USA TODAY Sports

Manny Diaz's first mistake, the one that would lead to 112 more in the form of missed tackles, was believing, or at the very least not tempering, the hype. "The mistake I made last year was that I was aware that expectations were higher for our team than they should have been," the Texas defensive coordinator said. "I think there were too many assumptions made. We said, 'Well, this guy is bigger and faster than the guy who graduated, so he must be better.'

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