Heurtelou talks defensive struggles, his role

Read on to see what defensive tackle Calvin Heurtelou is saying about his role in this defense, why they're struggling, and more.

On the Nebraska game:
It was physical. It got a little rough but I was just trying to do my job.

On the struggles:
We gotta execute better. Guys gotta do their jobs.

On Duke:
It’s a challenge this week. We have to do our jobs and make plays.

On confidence of the defense:
Our confidence is still high. We know what we’re capable of. We just gotta do it.

On his role in this scheme:
My job is to hold the point of attack inside. I gotta do my job to make the linebacker free.

On why things are going wrong:
We just gotta do a better job preparing. Guys are losing focus. It’s really just a lot of mental errors.

On whether he was trying to do too much:
I wasn’t trying to do too much, no more than what I was told to do.

On Duke’s O-Line:
They’re fundamentally sound. 77 is very good.


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