We take a look at every position for the Red and Blue as replace their entire defensive line but bring back many of their other offensive and defensive starters.
One year ago, around the time this very issue came out, the Red and Blue’s defensive backs were labeled as question marks. This year, the narrative has made a 180 degree turn. Once maligned, Penn’s defensive backfield is now viewed as one of the team’s biggest strengths.
Brandon Copeland, along with fellow linemen C.J Mooney and Taylor Brown, graduated, turning one of Penn’s top strengths into a definitive question mark as 2013 begins. But the new crew is brimming with confidence.
To the average football fan, such a play doesn’t get the heart racing too fast, but for coach Al Bagnoli, a run up the middle for a few yards is his lifeblood.