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"We have to lay the smack down baby!"

Prescott Burgess

Michigan's linebackers are flying around and making things happen in the early days of practice. Talent, determination, and unselfishness permeate the entire unit, and they are getting better and better as the days go on.

In the spring Michigan re-introduced the base 3-4 to their defensive package. The reason for the addition of the scheme was obvious. They have overwhelming talent at linebacker. The speed and athleticism possessed by this corps of backers is as good as that of any other unit in the country. That makes getting as many of them on the field at the same time a very desirable option. “It’s... Recommended Stories

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