Chickillo sees improvement

Anthony Chickillo is going into his third season as a starter at defensive end for the Hurricanes, and he sees a lot of improvement on that side of the football.

On his added weight:
I've actually gotten faster with my weight. I'd say I'm more explosive now.

On the difference now compared to his freshman year:
I got thrown into the fire. I was ready to play mentally but from a physical standpoint my body wasn't where it needed to be.

On Stephen Morris and his leadership:
Stephen is awesome. He's an amazing leader. Stephen does his job every day. When he's around us, he's just one of the guys. He's a great guy.

On the difference on defense from last season:
Last season we played a lot of young guys. I'm excited for this year, and I'm ready to go.

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