- #15 DB
- Pittsburgh Panthers
- HometownPittsburgh, PA
- Weight185 lbs.
*Defensive statistics not considered official.
Pitt welcomed a new defensive backs coach in the spring, and with him a new approach to playing in the back end.The Panthers want their players to be more aggressive, something that was missing for much of 2013.about 54 days ago | Andrea Adelson | ESPN.com
Editor's note: For a look at the national recruiter power rankings based only on Class of 2014 success, click here.The best college football coaches will tell you that when it comes to recruiting, their business is an art.about 308 days ago | Damon Sayles | ESPN.com
Wisconsin's secondary, which was already a position facing some depth concerns this season, has suffered its second departure by a safety in about a week.about 427 days ago | Brian Bennett | ESPN.com
Gary Andersen inherited a veteran-laden Wisconsin team that featured good depth at most positions with one obvious exception: the secondary.The Badgers returned just one starting defensive back, safety Dezmen Southward, from last year's Big Ten championship squad.about 433 days ago | Adam Rittenberg | ESPN.com
Now that spring practice is over, we’re taking a look at the most indispensable players on each Big Ten team.By indispensable, we don’t necessarily mean best.about 467 days ago | Brian Bennett | ESPN.com
2012 record: 8-62012 conference record: 4-4 (third in Leaders Division, Big Ten champions)Returning startersOffense: 8; defense: 7; kicker/punter: 2Top returnersLB Chris Borland, S Dezmen Southward, LB Ethan Armstrong, RB James White, RB Melvin Gordon, G/T Ryan Groy, WR Jared Abbrederis, QB Joel Stave, QB Curt PhillipsKey lossesLB Mike Taylor, CB Devin Smith, CB Marcus Cromartie, RB Montee Ball, C Travis Frederick, T Ricky Wagner2012 statistical leaders (*returners)Rushing: Montee Ball (1,830 yards)Passing: Joel Stave* (1,104)Receiving: Jared Abbrederis* (837 yards)Tackles: Mike Taylor (123)Sacks: Brendan Kelly* and Tyler Dippel* (5)Interceptions: Devin Smith (4)Spring answers1.about 474 days ago | Adam Rittenberg | ESPN.com
Links, Hump Day edition. Indiana is looking for leadership at linebacker (subscription required). The outlook for the Iowa defense this spring is murky.about 503 days ago | Brian Bennett | ESPN.com