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Scouting the Opponent: Defense/Special Teams

Scouting the Opponent:  Defense/Special Teams

Texas is about to travel to Glendale, Arizona to take on Jim Tressell's Buckeye club in the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl. In anticipation of that match-up, Burnt Orange Beat spoke with Mark Rea of BuckeyeSports.com to get his thoughts on the clash, and what he thinks are the pivotal parts of the game. This part 2 covers the defense and special teams.

Texas vs. Ohio State in the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl Part 2 – Defense and Special Teams The defense is clearly headlined by James Laurinaitis, Marcus Freeman, and Malcolm Jenkins. Who are the defensive stars we probably haven't heard of but should know? For the last couple of years, the defensive line has been a weakness. Over the last month and a half of the season, those guys played as well as...

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