Texas linebacker Derrick Johnson flies over the line of scrimmage to try to stop Nebraska quarterback Jammal Lord on a quarterback sneak from Nebraska's own one-yard line in the second quarter on Saturday Nov. 1, 2003, at Royal Memorial Stadium. Texas won 31-7. Jay Janner/American-Statesman

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Longhorns in the NFL: Pending free agents

Posted February 10th, 2016


There are quite a few former Longhorns still playing in the NFL, and many of them will be looking for a new team this offseason as they hit the free agent market.

Here’s a list of Longhorn NFL unrestricted free agents who will be looking for new contracts once NFL free agency begins on March 1:

Name2015 teamPositionAge NFL experience
Sam AchoChicago BearsLinebacker275 seasons
Tarell BrownNew England PatriotsCorner back 318 seasons
Phil DawsonSan Francisco 49ersKicker4117 seasons
Michael GriffinTennessee Titans Safety 319 seasons
Tony HillsNew Orleans SaintsOffensive tackle 317 seasons
Derrick JohnsonKansas City ChiefsLinebacker3311 seasons
Colt McCoy Washington RedskinsQuarterback 296 seasons
Henry MeltonTampa Bay BuccaneersDefensive tackle297 seasons
Keenan Robinson Washington RedskinsLinebacker264 seasons
Lyle Sendlein Arizona Cardinals Center319 seasons
Justin TuckerBaltimore RavensKicker264 seasons



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