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Help Wanted: UT Pass Defense

Demetrice Morley

Depth is a crucial component for any team aspiring to capture an SEC football championship, but in an era of shrinking scholarships and early NFL entry, assembling fresh troops often means using freshmen.

Of course, last season the rookies sidestepped supporting roles and stepped directly into starting slots at signal caller and in the secondary. There was definitely a price to pay, as the Big Orange sometimes looked a little bit green. Think the first meeting with Auburn, if you dare, in which a couple of unseasoned QBs suffered six turnovers while an inexperienced secondary was lit up for 25...

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