The final round of national award watch lists has come out with five Texas football players named preseason contenders, including three repeats. It would be great for the program if any of them simply contend.
Joining their teammates on national watch lists are Mike Davis and Jaxon Shipley while David Ash, Jackson Jeffcoat and Mason Walters continue to add more to their resumes.
The addition of the two wideouts makes it 10 players that have made national watch lists. But with none them considered a true favorite, just having a few of them simply contend would be great for the program. This is especially true on defense, which grossly lacked star power in 2012.
Here are the five Longhorns to make the second round of watch lists, followed by the most egregious snubs from the entire cycle.