With 11:48 remaining in the third quarter, starting weakside
linebacker Johnny Ragin went down with a left leg injury.
03 will loop out to the new weakside
wing and 04 ends up on the new weakside
low post area.
It's an interesting experience," said Forte, who as a junior racked tip 51 tackles and started six games at weakside
linebacker John Mobley suffered a torn knee ligament in Denver's 26-10 loss at Kansas City last month.
He always reminds me that when I'm at the weakside
, I have to get the rebound.
Most of Apelu's practice snaps have come at weakside
linebacker behind seniors Johnny Ragin and De'Quan McDowell.
It's hard for Smith, who has started eight games at weakside
linebacker, to get too excited about his hot streak at the end of the season, though, when USC is 8-4 and isn't playing in either of the bowls in Pasadena.
We will assume that 02 has been designated the hot dribbler and as 02 starts his dribble towards the center alley, 03 (instead of normally waiting for the handoff near his wing area) makes a surprise shuffle cut off of 04 at the weakside
elbow area and looks for the ball from 02.
Winston views himself as a weakside
linebacker with great cover skills.
Malcolm Smith returned as the starting weakside
linebacker ahead of previous starter Shane Horton, who struggled against Stanford.
This option then calls for 04 (now at the weakside
elbow area) to step up to the top of the circle to set a ball screen for 02 to use.
Wright has started at multiple linebacker positions, but Seattle has found his best spot is as the weakside