With Dupree and Smith gone, who will lead UK's defense in 2015?

06/14/2015 11:00 AM

LEXINGTON — In 2014, there was no reason to ask.

When wondering who was the leader of the Kentucky Football defense, all you had to do was look at the field and watch #2 flying from sideline to sideline, making tackles, playing coverage, harassing quarterbacks, forcing turnovers, and even scoring touchdowns.

Alvin “Bud” Dupree did everything for the Wildcat defense, and fellow senior Za’Darius Smith was his first mate along what proved to be a destructive defensive line.

But with both players now suiting up in the NFL on Sundays, who will replace them as the leaders of the UK defense on Saturdays this fall?

Click below to find out as KSTV continues its breakdown of each position group with the linebackers and cornerbacks.


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