Newman, of course, was drafted in the first round (fifth overall) by Dallas in 2002, a year for which Newman was rewarded with the Jim Thorpe Award, as the nation's top defensive back, All-American and Big XII Defensive Player of the Year honors. He is also enshrined in the Wildcats' ring of honor in Manhattan.
The pair were also named to the CBS Sports All-Decade CFB Team this Summer.
Native-Texan Adrian Peterson made the team as first string running back, along with Felix Jones' former running-mate at Arkansas Darren McFadden.
Tim Tebow was named the college football player of the decade, and his coach, Urban Meyer, was named the coach of the decade.