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Trio of former SEC youngsters expected to start in '06

The greening of Miami's defense under Nick Saban has included an emphasis on drafting former SEC standouts.

Originally Published: June 14, 2006
By Len Pasquarelli | ESPN.com

DAVIE, Fla. -- During a break in his first mandatory minicamp a year ago, while questions were being asked about a potentially lackluster Miami Dolphins' offense, head coach Nick Saban wondered whether the collective age of his defense would allow it to remain a premier unit for at least another year.

Saban emphasized that he anticipated the Dolphins defense would still be solid but also noted that most of its best players -- ends Jason Taylor and Vonnie Holliday, tackle Keith Traylor, ...

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