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First of all, they're fast. Real fast. "The first thing that jumps out at you is the team speed," Akina noted. "We've got a lot of it." Second, the unit is dripping with so much raw talent that Akina likens the bunch to when safety Michale Huff (2005 Thorpe Award winner), Aaron Ross (2006 Thorpe Award winner and CB Cedric Griffin (All-Big 12) were freshmen. "They all played at a young age," Akina said, "and they grew up fast. They were fortunate to have had a front that could get after people. If somebody made a mistake, (DE) Cory Redding sometimes got home. If we can get four-man pressure, it will help us back there." The 2007 DBs virtually became the poster children for the program's most porous unit, but fingers should equally have...
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