Originally posted on The Cardinal Connect  |  Last updated 10/25/13
Defense - This week’s standout performer may not be found on paper at games end.  Having clearly the strongest season to his career, senior Defensive Tackle Brandon Dunn is often apparent to be a man among boys.  Not only is Brandon on pace to crush his career high tackle count of 28, but the things he does on the front line to attract blockers and allow the guys on the outside to get pressure is immeasurable.  Defensive Ends Lorenzo Mauldin and Marcus Smith are a couple of the top Ends in the league with much credit due to the amount of attention Dunn draws to the interior.  Opponents are now having to game plan around Brandon and take notice.  It’s about time we all do the same. Offense - As it stands USF is currently the 8th worst defense against the rush in the AAC giving up over 160 yards per game with an average of 4.3 yards per carry.  Unfortunately for the Bulls, Louisville has the 2nd strongest rushing attack in the league averaging almost exactly what USF is giving up at 1...
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