August 13, 2006

Do not bet against him

The season-ending injury to Zachary Bowman, who was arguably the key defensive player on the team, could affect the secondary play this year. But steps have been taken to shore up that position. The move of Tyrell Spain from his natural receiver position to corner could be a solution. Incoming freshman Anthony West is getting close looks.

Last Thursday (Aug. 10), Ricky Thenarse, who was questionable in qualifying, made it onto the campus and has been given looks at the corner spot. Don't be surprised in seeing Thenarse as the No. 1 backup cornerback behind Andre Jones and Cortney Grixby. Here is why.

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