October 19, 2011

Defense preparing for biggest challenge to date

EAST LANSING - Pat Narduzzi had high expectations for his defense during training camp in August. And through the first six games of the 2011 football season Spartan defenders have lived up to the fifth-year coordinator's expectations.

"Right now when I watch us on tape we are fast, athletic, aggressive, and smart," said Narduzzi. "Those are four of the best components that you can have on defense. We obviously weren't real smart last week with some of the dumb things that we did, but we have a very intelligent defense that understands and asks questions. When we make a correction on the sideline they go out the next series and it is like, 'wow, these guys have got it, they understand.'"



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