August 2, 2007
Camp Preview: DB
Heading into spring football, it was unclear how much of a void Arizona State would feel due to the departures of safety Zach Catanese and cornerback Keno Walter-White. The safety position saw little or no drop-off due to the impressive emergence of a returning player, while the cornerback spot opposite Justin Tryon became even more of an unknown.
Far and away, the biggest surprise performance of a returning player this spring was by junior Troy Nolan, who arrived in Tempe a year and a half ago, but missed all of the 2006 season due to a knee/quad injury. His thigh muscle had significantly atrophied due to being inactive and it took much of last year to build up the strength in his leg.
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