UofL FOOTBALL | Louisville linebackers set up for big season, thanks to the big man up front

08/03/2016 05:53 PM

There is nothing quite like a players perspective when trying to understand the game of football. The hours of position group and team meetings, film sessions, and of course the on-field experience doesn’t just disappear when their playing careers are over. And thankfully cn|2 Sports was able to draw on the experience of one of those former players to break down his former position group.

Dexter Heyman played linebacker for U of L from 2008-2011 and says he has high hopes in the group starting for the Cards this season. Keith Kelsey is a team captain with three years of experience and Devonte Fields is the highest projected draft pick from U of L in next year’s NFL draft. So when we asked what makes them so effective at their position, Heyman was quick to give a lot of credit to their nose tackle, DeAngelo Brown

Garrett Moore

Garrett joined cn|2 as Sports Producer in July 2015. Garrett is a Kentucky native who has been enveloped by Kentucky sports culture his entire life. He is excited to contribute to the cn|2 team by covering sports in the state he loves. Outside the office, Garrett enjoys golfing, hiking, fishing, and being a sports spectator at every level.


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