The linebacker unit did a great job covering running backs in a one-on-one situation, task that is tough to handle. Colt Lyerla had had two interceptions and Steve Edmond had one. In the full team drills Kendall Thompson played solidly. he struggled in his drops a day ago, but today he did a much better job of defending receivers in space. He also had a nice stop on Aaron Green where he filled nicely and blew him up in the hole. Christian French came in on a running play and absolutely destroyed Ethan Hutson. He moves really well for a linebacker with that type of size.
The defensive backs had s strong day locking down most of the receivers and even on the big plays the coverage was right there. Stefan McClure was one of the best yesterday and he continued to look nice. DeAnthony Thomas looked really strong. He has exceptional speed and can turn and run with the best of them. He is a little undersized, but he can flip his hips and stay on receivers like a blanket. On the flip side Tevin Mitchel did not have a strong as a session as he did one day ago. He got turned around a couple of times and struggled covering the faster guys.
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