On Tuesday Drew Stubbs became the highest Texas Longhorn draft pick taken in the MLB draft since 1992 when Calvin Murray was taken with the 7th pick. The Atlanta, TX native Drew Stubbs was chosen with the 8th pick overall by the Cincinnati Reds. Longhorn pitcher Kyle McCulloch was also taken in the first round, with the World Series Champion Chicago White Sox selecting him with the 29th overall pick.

This makes it 13 Texas Longhorn that have been selected in the first round since Augie Garrido has been at the helm, and the second time in the last 2 years that two UT players were selected in the first round.

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