Pio Vavutei is not giving in to the hype

08/15/2015 10:44 AM

The front seven of the UofL defense is possibly the strongest position on Bobby Petrino’s football team. But you won’t hear them boasting about it. Pio Vatuvei and DeAngelo Brown have only one thing in mind, and that is getting better each day.

Vatuvei and Brown were both staples of the Cardinals defense last season. Pio started nine games last year and totaled 18 tackles (4.5 tackles for loss). Brown saw action in 13 games in 2014 and racked up 20 tackles on the season, a career high seven of which came in the cards win over Boston College.

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 or anytime with Spectrum On Demand. 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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