13 tackles for loss

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Without looking it up, I believe the last time we had this many tackles for loss, it was 1999, in our opening game against Wyoming. We had about 10 sacks in the first half alone in that game. It was insane. That was probably the best d-line in UT history. Senior Darwin Walker, senior Shaun Ellis, senior Billy Ratliff, sophomore John Henderson, sophomore Will Overstreet, freshman Albert Haynesworth. Amazing depth and talent.

There's a reason we didn't give up a single rushing TD through the first 7 or 8 games that season. If we still had Cutcliffe in '99, I think we win the natty again, but Tee Martin and the offense took a step backwards with Randy Sanders.
 
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I live our aggressive attacking style. Banks is a good play caller. Can't wait till he has some quality depth to play with
That is if we can keep him.
The only thing about this type of play (attack all the time) is it is a two edge sword. Live by the sword die by the sword. We are tending to call this "inconsistent" play.
 
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As many snaps as they have played, they should lead in every category except yardage. Or defense still has a looooong ways to go. Given the circumstances though, we're ok
 
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Quality depth will get the D off the field in the future.

Currently, they don't create enough 3 and outs so they spend eternity on the field.

Happy they do so well with TFL so i don't quite understand why they don't create more 3 and outs.
 
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Without looking it up, I believe the last time we had this many tackles for loss, it was 1999, in our opening game against Wyoming. We had about 10 sacks in the first half alone in that game. It was insane. That was probably the best d-line in UT history. Senior Darwin Walker, senior Shaun Ellis, senior Billy Ratliff, sophomore John Henderson, sophomore Will Overstreet, freshman Albert Haynesworth. Amazing depth and talent.

There's a reason we didn't give up a single rushing TD through the first 7 or 8 games that season. If we still had Cutcliffe in '99, I think we win the natty again, but Tee Martin and the offense took a step backwards with Randy Sanders.
They had NFL on their minds
 
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If they could have figured out how to get off the field on 3rd downs this year, our defense would have been pretty special. That is the one thing that should be the biggest focus going into next season.
 

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