By JJ Perez
Having fully transitioned to a 4-2-5 defensive scheme, UTSA’s d-line enters this spring as one of the areas of strength for the team. The unit returns two starters and several other players that played key roles. The unit is poised for a big season.
How good can UTSA’s DL be?
Talent abounds along UTSA’s defensive line this spring. At end, there are a handful of players on the roster who could vie for significant playing time. This group includes the likes of Marcus Davenport, Kevin Strong, Solomon Wise, Eric Banks, and others. At the tackle position, Baylen Baker and King Newton return. With a slew of quality depth, this unit figures to be one of the best on the team. But how good can the DL be in 2017?
For players like Marcus Davenport and Baylen Baker, they enter this spring working with their third position coach in as many years. But do not overlook the addition Bo Davis as UTSA’s new DL coach. Considered one of the best position coaches in the nation,
PROJECTED SPRING DEPTH CHART
Starting DE: Kevin Strong
Starting DT: King Newton, Baylen Baker
Starting DE: Solomon Wise, Eric Banks
Starting Sam DE: Marcus Davenport
Backup DEs: DeQuarius Henry, Jarrod McLin, Franklin Uesi