D-line looks strong in spring drills
Fri, 2014-05-09 05:00 News Staff
By TJ MAXWELL
One thing that’s obvious by watching Copperas Cove football practice is the size, strength and speed in the box defensively. The defense is coming off a season where they gave up 36.2 points per game in 10 regular season games and one playoff outing. Returning starters on the defensive front, Phil Aumua, Shakanah Herrara , and Tyrell Thompson plan on decreasing that total dramati cally in 2014.“ We have three down lineman starters returning and we’re going to cause double teams so the ends can work one on one with the tackles,” said junior defensive end Tyrell Thompson as he broke down the defense after Tuesday’ practice.
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