March 30, 2007

Building depth on defense

Much of the attention during the University of Tulsa's spring drills has been centered around the new offense spearheaded by Co-Offensive Coordinator Gus Malzahn, and deservedly so. But the Golden Hurricane defense deserves its fair share of coverage of well, and Co-Defensive Coordinator Paul Randolph says establishing depth is the main focus.

"Coming here, I've inherited a lot of experience, but not a lot of depth," Randolph described. "Right now, my experienced players are well groomed and naturally trying to improve upon their talents."

"This spring, we're trying to develop depth. I think I have quite a few players that are going to be able to help me on defense, but it is just going to take a lot of reps…and reps and reps."

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