March 21, 2007

UA hopes to build depth at LB this spring

One position that Arizona has done a good job building up is linebacker. The Wildcats have put together a solid unit that is one of the best in the Pac-10 Conference.

The linebackers are anchored by Spencer Larsen, Ronnie Palmer and Dane Krogstad. All three Wildcats are not nearly talked about enough but in reality, they are among the best on this side of the country at their positions.

For starters, Larsen was the player that seemed to bail the Wildcats out of a lot of situations last season. It seemed that each time an opponent got behind the defensive line of scrimmage, Larsen was right there to put things to rest. He easily led the team in tackles with 89, 10.5 of which were for a loss.

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