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    Spring Football: Top defensive storylines

    Spring football begins on Tuesday! Here's a defensive preview.

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    Re: Spring Football: Top defensive storylines

    Pass rush pass rush pass rush. Are we going to have one this season? That's gotta be the #1 defensive story IMO.


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    Re: Spring Football: Top defensive storylines

    Quote Originally Posted by The_Architect View Post
    Pass rush pass rush pass rush. Are we going to have one this season? That's gotta be the #1 defensive story IMO.
    When I started to read your post I thought you were talking about offensive play calling sequences. I didn't get it until I read your third sentence. I know I can be pretty dense.


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    Re: Spring Football: Top defensive storylines

    We lose lots of starters on D but return a lot of guys with good experience which should help a lot


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    Re: Spring Football: Top defensive storylines

    Is Matt Tau'fo'ou a junior or a senior? I see on the two deeps released by ISU, it shows he is a senior, but I thought he did not play last year which would classify him as a Rjr?



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    Re: Spring Football: Top defensive storylines

    Quote Originally Posted by CYKXBUT View Post
    Is Matt Tau'fo'ou a junior or a senior? I see on the two deeps released by ISU, it shows he is a senior, but I thought he did not play last year which would classify him as a Rjr?
    He played last year some, he's a SR.


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    Re: Spring Football: Top defensive storylines

    Quote Originally Posted by The_Architect View Post
    He played last year some, he's a SR.
    I'm not entirely sure if he played or how much, but I was under the impression he was either redshirting or going to try for a medical hardship waiver after this year.




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    Re: Spring Football: Top defensive storylines

    Don't forget about Rony Nelson coming in at DE. I expect that if he passes his one class, he's going to give Neal and Maggitt a run. Aaron Moore might end up being a big story this spring/fall too. Assuming Nelson makes it and everyone does a good job of putting on a few pounds of muscle over the summer, I think that the pass rush will be improved. Hard not to be I guess.



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    yeah- I wondered why there was no mention of Rony. He looks the part...




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    Re: Spring Football: Top defensive storylines

    Quote Originally Posted by CYCLNST8 View Post
    yeah- I wondered why there was no mention of Rony. He looks the part...
    I didn't mention Rony because he's not participating in spring drills. That's the only reason. Hopefully he will be a factor.



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    Re: Spring Football: Top defensive storylines

    Quote Originally Posted by The_Architect View Post
    He played last year some, he's a SR.
    In the Ubben Q&A on espn, PR said Tau'fo'ou "didn't play at all." Unless he meant he didn't play linebacker at all......



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    Quote Originally Posted by CYKXBUT View Post
    In the Ubben Q&A on espn, PR said Tau'fo'ou "didn't play at all." Unless he meant he didn't play linebacker at all......
    Man I swear I remember him playing. Maybe I was thinking of Lattimore. Who am I to second guess PR.


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    Re: Spring Football: Top defensive storylines

    Seriously though, if the new linebacker corps can step up big and guys like parker and sime and LJ have solid yrs along with all our returners on offense...we could a few pleasant surprises next year



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    Re: Spring Football: Top defensive storylines

    Matt got a medical redshirt so he is a jr.


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    Re: Spring Football: Top defensive storylines

    Quote Originally Posted by rosco View Post
    Matt got a medical redshirt so he is a jr.
    Remind me again what he did to get that Medical RS... cuz i have no idea what he did



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