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Final Spring Practice: DL & LBs

<p>The defensive front seven should put more heat on the quarterback this season. According to Coach Carr, that has a great deal to do with the addition of defensive line coach <strong>Steve Stripling</strong>. Plus <strong>Chris Graham</strong> looks poised to become an impact player. </p>

The defensive shortcomings at the end of the 2004 season shone a bright light on that side of the ball heading into the spring drills. The Wolverines employed multiple fronts out of a base 3-4 last year, but they appear to have switched back to a base 4-3 for 2005. That should ease some of the burden on their big man in the middle, Gabriel Watson. The Southfield native was a defensive...