Tigers Linebackers Make Position Switches
Posted: August 20, 2013 at 5 a.m.
Nick Fernandez was an undersized starting defensive end last year, while Harrison Rooney played some in the secondary and later moved to outside linebacker.
WATCH OUT FOR: Nick Fernandez — a senior who moves from being an undersized defensive lineman to fill an inside linebacker’s role. His play could be vital in determining the success of Bentonville’s defense this season.
BIGGEST STRENGTH: Rachel likes the way the linebackers flow to the ball as a unit and thinks this group is well-schooled in football knowledge.
BIGGEST QUESTION: How well will players like Fernandez and Harrison Rooney, who played as a defensive back last season, will adjust and react to their new roles in game-time situations?
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