Darryl Gerard "D.J." Augustin Jr was drafted ninth overall by the Charlotte Bobcats in the 2008 NBA Draft. DJ played college basketball at the University of Texas Longhorns from 2006 to 2008, where he was named by the Associate Press and the Big 12 coaches to the Big 12 All-Rookie Team. In his sophomore year, he was named first-team Academic All-America by the College Sports Information Directors of America. DJ became the second Texas Longhorn basketball player to achieve this honor.