UofL FOOTBALL | Restructuring a deep Cardinal defense

04/01/2016 06:25 AM

The Louisville football team lost a few key figures on their defensive front seven after the 2015 season. To name a few, defensive tackle Sheldon Rankins and linebacker James Burgess are projected draftees in this years NFL Draft, and star linebacker Trevon Young will be sidelined for the foreseeable future with a hip injury suffered in the Music City Bowl.

The Cards are now a few weeks into their spring practices, and it is an opportunity for younger players to fill those vacated positions. That included Drew Bailey who is being considered the likely replacement for Rankins on the Defensive line.

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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