Mykkele Thompson

Texas Longhorns #2 -

  • Height: 6-2
  • Weight: 186

Vance Bedford: Cutting It Loose on D

Some interesting takes on the 2014 Horns D from our outspoken DC.

Texas should have two players back for BYU game

Which two players should be back in action for the Texas Longhorns against the BYU Cougars on Saturday? Step inside to find out.

David Ash and the evolution, growth of a QB

Despite being thrown into the fire as a true freshman and jerked around as a sophomore, Texas Longhorns quarterback David Ash has progressed notably as a quarterback over the last two seasons. It should pay for the 'Horns this fall.

Why Texas' 2012 tackling issues were overblown

There's no questioning that the Texas Longhorns struggled mightily to tackle in 2012. Thing is, TCU and Oklahoma had similar struggles, but didn't receive nearly as much criticism. Let's reevaluate the 'Horns defense through that prism.

Adrian Phillips appears back after strong spring

Texas Longhorns senior safety Adrian Phillips suffered through a tough 2012 season after surgery to repair a shoulder injury, but looks ready for his long-awaited breakout season after a strong spring.

Applewhite Talks Risk-Reward Of Tough Practices

On Wednesday, co-offensive coordinator/running backs coach Major Applewhite talked about how hitting more in practice is benefiting his running backs.

Malcom Brown Breaking Into Texas DT Rotation

At a position where few true freshmen play, the Brenham product had what could end up being a breakout game last week against West Virginia.

Can Mykkele Thompson Replace Adrian Phillips?

With the junior defensive back struggling, the Longhorns appear ready to turn to sophomore Mykkele Thompson for help in in the secondary.

Longhorns Finally Emphasizing Tackling Drills

After missing approximately 5,732 tackles in the first four games of the season, the coaching staff has decided to actually start addressing the issue in a serious manner.

When Kenny Vaccaro Talks, You Listen

The Texas Longhorns have been lacking in the leadership department in recent years, but senior safety Kenny Vaccaro has been stepping up to fill that role.

Snap Shots: Where There’s Smoke..There’s Fire Zone

Manny Diaz has brought Fire Zone blitzing to a new level and introduced the defensive brand to a hungry Longhorn fanbase. The 2012 Texas Spring scrimmage provided one example. We explore in detail in our Snap Shots series.

Texas Football 2012: Still No Starting Quarterback For 'Horns

Once again, the Texas Longhorns will enter the summer without a starting quarterback. Unlike last season, failing to do so represents a major mistake for head coach Mack Brown.

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