Texas defensive end Caleb Bluiett started working with the tight ends on Monday to help shore up depth, a school spokesman confirmed. Horns247 was the first to report the position change.
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Bluiett started his UT career at tight end after leaving Beaumont West Brook. He redshirted as a tight end in 2012, then went over to the defensive side the following spring.
Bluiett ended up going back and forth as a redshirt freshmen until finally sticking with the defense last year. He had 3 1/2 sacks and seven tackles for loss.
The Longhorns are looking to solidify the tight end position after Blake Whiteley suffered a major knee injury that will probably sideline him the entire season. Until Monday, sophomore Andrew Beck was the only tight end on the roster with game experience.
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