UK's defense keeping it simple against Mizzou

10/31/2014 07:22 PM

When the Cats take the field Saturday afternoon in Columbia, Missouri, they will be tested once again by Mizzou’s effective run game. The Tigers’ QB, Maty Mauk, has very few threats at wide receiver who can make plays. So if Kentucky’s defense can stop the run, they will most likely control the game.

In order to stop the run though, the Kentucky defense must be more physical than they have been all season. LSU and Mississippi State destroyed them on the ground, and Missouri has shown flashes of that potential this season. Defensive coordinator D.J. Eliot and senior defensive end Bud Dupree are well aware of the challenges that lies ahead.

About Mark Krebs

Mark Krebs graduated cum laude from the University of Kentucky in 2010 with a Bachelor's Degree in Business Management and was a three-year letterman in basketball. He proved himself to three different coaches (Smith, Gillispie, and Calipari) in his four years with the Cats and eventually earned a scholarship after three years of being a walk-on. Mark is currently splitting time between his book tour for Beyond a Dream and starring as part-time co-host on KSTV.

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