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    Re: Spring Football: Close look at the secondary

    This will be one of the most interesting position battles of the spring for me. I know that the battle of QB's is most likely the biggest factor in this teams success for the entire year but I think that no matter who takes the QB spot there will be some growing pains. This means our D will need to have similar success as last year in getting stops and turnovers to give our offense as many posessions as possible.

    Man I cant wait till April 16th!


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    Re: Spring Football: Close look at the secondary

    I'm surprised at how the article promotes the physicality of the unit. Especially with Watson and Reeves playing heavy roles, their size concerns me at 176 and 165. It seemed last year they were always in position but often out-muscled.



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    Re: Spring Football: Close look at the secondary

    What happened to Anthony Young? IIRC he started the first 4ish games of last season and we never really saw him much after that. Was it just because of how well Jeremy Reeves came on? Young got beat a few times but I thought it looked like he certainly had the tools.


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    Re: Spring Football: Close look at the secondary

    hard to believe LJ is a senior



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    Re: Spring Football: Close look at the secondary

    Quote Originally Posted by isubeatle View Post
    hard to believe LJ is a senior

    No kidding. It seems like just yesterday when he was thrown out of the UNLV game.



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    Re: Spring Football: Close look at the secondary

    Quote Originally Posted by SouthJerseyCy View Post
    I'm surprised at how the article promotes the physicality of the unit. Especially with Watson and Reeves playing heavy roles, their size concerns me at 176 and 165. It seemed last year they were always in position but often out-muscled.
    At times maybe, not not often. If they are always in position, it will be fine.



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    Re: Spring Football: Close look at the secondary

    I think the "physical" part also reffered to quickness and speed, not just strength.



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    Re: Spring Football: Close look at the secondary

    Quote Originally Posted by The_Architect View Post
    What happened to Anthony Young? IIRC he started the first 4ish games of last season and we never really saw him much after that. Was it just because of how well Jeremy Reeves came on? Young got beat a few times but I thought it looked like he certainly had the tools.
    He got injured, but I don't think he was ever in front of Reeves.



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