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Texas KR Monroe back for title game

Updated: December 21, 2009, 3:46 PM ET
By Tim Griffin | ESPN.com

AUSTIN, Texas -- Texas freshman kickoff returner/receiver D.J. Monroe was reinstated to the Longhorns team Monday after his driving while intoxicated charges were dismissed late last week in Hays County.

The announcement was made Monday by Texas coach Mack Brown. It will mean that Monroe will be back for the Longhorns' Jan. 7 Citi BCS National Championship game against Alabama.

"I had a long talk with D.J. yesterday," Brown said. "We looked at the punishment he had, what will affect ...

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