Aug. 8, 2005
CBS wire reports

AUSTIN, Texas -- Texas defensive end Mike Williams will miss his second straight season with the Longhorns because of academic ineligibility.

Running back Henry Melton and offensive lineman Kyle Thornton are also ineligible to participate in the team's first practice Monday, but both said they plan on reporting once their academic issues are resolved.

Williams, a junior, had six sacks in 2003. He said he will still attend classes at Texas this fall.

Melton is a freshman from Grapevine. Thorton is a redshirt sophomore who was expected to backup Will Allen at right guard.

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