March 19, 2007
Source of strength
Unlike the cornerback position that saw the departure of three senior leaders, safety is expected to be a source of strength in the Baylor defense.
Not only do starters Brandon Stiggers, Dwain Crawford, and Jordan Lake return but also experienced back-ups Jake LaMar, Marlon Price, and Jeremy Williams. Lending even more depth to the position is redshirt freshman Tim Atchison, the most highly touted prospect of the 2006 recruiting class.
Stiggers stepped in after the departure of rover Willie Andrews. While he was not Andrews, he put together a strong effort and showed he is more than capable of holding down the position.
Stiggers is expected to hold onto the position but do not be surprised if Jake LaMar and Marlon Price give him a push on the depth chart.
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