May 11, 2007

UCLA defense stellar - Part I

Simply put DeWayne Walker's defense was spectacular this spring. During the scrimmage game they dominated the offense. Bruin fans hope that type of domination will continue when the season starts on the first day of September and it better since the Bruins start right out of the gate in conference play when they hook up against the Stanford Cardinal.

There is much reason for the Bruins and their fans to be optimistic about this defense. UCLA will return 10 starters and if you take into the account that senior defensive end Nikola Dragovic actually beat out All-American defensive end Justin Hickman two seasons ago, the defense actually return 11 players with starting experience.

Add into the equation that this squad has one year under their belts with Walker's scheme should make them even more daunting.


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