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Spring Preview: Defensive Line

Senior DE Daniel Te'o-Nesheim

Even though new head coach Steve Sarkisian has his hands full on offense, the defense will be an area he and his new staff will look heavily at this spring. First and foremost, the defensive line has to improve in order for the rest of unit to crawl out of the dregs of the NCAA as far as yards and points allowed. Here's a look at the top players along the line and how they could fit in...

The Players RS Sr. DE Daniel Te'o-Nesheim (6-4, 263) RS Sr. DE Darrion Jones (6-2, 245) RS Jr. DE DeShon Matthews (6-4, 260) RS Jr. DT Cameron Elisara (6-3, 289) RS So. DE Kalani Aldrich (6-7, 250) RS So. DT Tyrone Duncan (6-2, 280) RS So. DT Nick Wood (6-3, 299) So. DE Everrette Thompson (6-6, 265) So. DT Alameda Ta'amu (6-2, 340) RS Fr. Craig Noble (6-4, 275) Returning starters: Te'o-Nesheim...

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