UofL FOOTBALL | Cards defense relying on persistent pass rush

08/22/2016 08:21 PM

The University of Louisville football defense will feature multiple defensive backs, and use speed and size to contain opposing offenses. That statement might be even more true for the players responsible for rushing opposing quarterbacks than any other position on the defense.

This year, U of L will be relying heavily on the skills of senior linebacker Devonte Fields and junior linebacker James Hearns to lead the pass rushing attack, which according to Bobby Petrino will be a serious strength of the team.

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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