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Pro analyst says UT tackle Malcom Brown should be 1st rounder

Posted February 16th, 2015

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BYU v TexasA year ago, Texas failed to have one of its players selected in the NFL draft since 1937. The snub made huge news because the Longhorns pro streak had been the longest in the nation.

It’s a near guarantee that the streak will restart in this year’s draft, which kicks off April 30.

Scouts seem to be in consensus that defensive tackle Malcom Brown is a first-rounder.

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Mike Mayock, a draft analyst for the NFL Network, said Monday that Brown should go between picks 20 and 32.

“Brown to me is a first round guy, all day long,” Mayock said during a teleconference to preview the scouting combine this week in Indianapolis.

Brown, an All-American last fall, gave up his final year of eligibility to turn pro.

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