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DC Dave Wommack

The Ole Miss football team took a positive, proactive approach to spring football, resulting in a 15-day session which saw a lot accomplished as they developed the rough draft of the 2014 team. In short, it was one of the most productive springs we've covered in our 30-plus years on the Rebel beat. Today, a closer look at the defense based on the results of spring training.

The limitation of the 2013 defense, at the lowest common denominator, was an overall lack of pressure brought about by a lack of personnel capable of bringing the heat. Some of that was due to not having a solid two-deep depth chart, some of it was brought about by youth and some of it was brought about by two or three key injuries, namely DEs C.J. Johnson and Carlos Thompson, the only true speed... Recommended Stories