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    What was GOOD about the defense last year?

    First, we had decent depth at corner. And LJ made some great hits.

    Second, despite his limitations, Jesse Smith made some big plays against the rush.

    Anything else?



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    Re: What was GOOD about the defense last year?

    I think that pretty much sums it up



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    Re: What was GOOD about the defense last year?

    I liked our D line play alot agenst the running game



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    Re: What was GOOD about the defense last year?

    alot of REALLY young guys got alot of playing time. They should get exponentially better after a full year of coaching and S&C.



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    Re: What was GOOD about the defense last year?

    There's a saying about turds and polishing that would fit quite well here.

    And with that, I'll leave you with a song...

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yop62wQH498]YouTube - "Annie" (1982) - Tomorrow[/ame]



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    Re: What was GOOD about the defense last year?

    ...when it wasn't on the field


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    Re: What was GOOD about the defense last year?

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUFan22 View Post
    There's a saying about turds and polishing that would fit quite well here.
    Funny, it's hardly "polishing" when a two item list is obviously counterbalanced by about a thousand.

    On the other hand, I don't really see a reason to dwell on the negative...again and again and again and again....

    After all, at this stage, you have to have something to build on. You simply cannot contstantly tear down.



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    Re: What was GOOD about the defense last year?

    Quote Originally Posted by Aclone View Post
    First, we had decent depth at corner. And LJ made some great hits.

    Second, despite his limitations, Jesse Smith made some big plays against the rush.

    Anything else?
    Except when he let Shonn Green escape a certain losss of yardage and make a big play to the outside.



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    Re: What was GOOD about the defense last year?

    Quote Originally Posted by Aclone View Post
    First, we had decent depth at corner. And LJ made some great hits.

    Second, despite his limitations, Jesse Smith made some big plays against the rush.

    Anything else?
    We had a lot of younger players get good experience. ex. Rumphammer, Ferguson, Black, LJ, Benton.



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    Re: What was GOOD about the defense last year?

    Quote Originally Posted by Aclone View Post
    First, we had decent depth at corner. And LJ made some great hits.

    Second, despite his limitations, Jesse Smith made some big plays against the rush.

    Anything else?
    LJ was good for a Freshmen. I thought Frere looked better as the season went on. Lyle could make plays every once in a while. If he could be consistent he might be ok



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    Re: What was GOOD about the defense last year?

    Positives:

    1 real good looking young DB and one pretty good looking young DB got some experience.

    Lyle rushed the passer well at times.... young DTs played well at times also.

    Jesse Smith is a really good run stopping MLB.... for some reason though, our scheme had him 15 yards deep chasing slot receivers all over the field. We got a lot of experience for our young LBs, unfortunately they didnt show much, but hopefully they can put it together for next year.

    Oh yeah, one huge positive for next year.... our safeties can't possibly cover worse.... we have to improve next year, its impossible not to.



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    Re: What was GOOD about the defense last year?

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUFan22 View Post
    And with that, I'll leave you with a song...

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    Re: What was GOOD about the defense last year?

    What was good?

    Our sweet jerseys. Man they are nice.



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    Re: What was GOOD about the defense last year?

    Our KO return team


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    Re: What was GOOD about the defense last year?

    1st half Kansas game.


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