Originally written on The Cardinal Connect  |  Last updated 11/18/14
As an opponent to the University of Louisville football program this season one of my biggest concerns may be an area that likely doesn’t get enough consideration.  The Defensive Line. With the interior presence of veterans Brandon Dunn and Roy Philon you have the nucleus of the line that defines strength within.  The two modest size anchors combine for 590 pounds of force up front with a goal to create pressure and distract the opposing offensive line from two bookends who are sure to be tops in the AAC Conference if not tops in the country by seasons end. Marcus Smith is a bad man.  Ask the Florida Gators.  Smith was one of the very few names Will Muschamp mentioned prior to the All-State Sugar Bowl, and they still couldn’t stop him.  Similarly not many will this season either.  The man with more nicknames than I can list will be opposite Smith but with no less presence; maybe more.  Lorenzo Mauldin began last season as a hybrid defensive end/linebacker type of guy but quickly sol...
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