Devonte Fields is excited for his second chance

08/13/2015 08:00 PM

Devonte Fields spoke to the media today for the first time since becoming a Cardinal. The defensive end is a former Big 12 defensive player of the year for Texas Christian University. Fields was cut from the Horned Frogs after breaking the teams code of conduct policy, and after a year in the JUCO circuit, committed to play for Louisville. Fields said he feels he has been given a second chance, and is excited to play and earn his degree from UofL.

Fields is now part of a defensive front seven that Head Coach Bobby Petrino has said is the strongest part of the team. Defensive Coordinator Todd Grantham is happy with his guys also but says he still sees room for improvement.

Garrett Moore

Garrett is a Sports Producer for Spectrum News. He is a graduate of Middle Tennessee State and got his start as a sports photographer. He now produces Sports Night, the state’s only nightly show dedicated to in-depth coverage of all sports in Kentucky. Sports Night airs weeknights at 6:30 and 10:30 on Spectrum News. Outside the station, Garrett enjoys golfing, hiking, fishing, and prides himself on being all-in as a sports spectator. He won a gift card for playing an air guitar in the student section during an MTSU basketball game. Follow Garrett on Twitter @SportsNightGM for real-time sports updates or if you just want to see the shenanigans that go on behind the scenes in getting Sports Night on the air.

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