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Stanford Defensive Development Report: Part 2

Local LB Kevin Anderson

The line between defensive end and outside linebacker often blurs, evidenced by the fact that 'backers Trent Murphy and Chase Thomas frequently lined up in a three-point stance this past season. Both of those players, in fact, came to Stanford as defensive ends before converting to the outside linebacker spot when former defensive coordinator Vic Fangio implemented the new 3-4 scheme in 2010.

So it's logical to examine the Cardinal's development at those two positions in the same, middle portion of The Bootleg's three-piece special on up-and-comer progress. For a look at Stanford's future at the defensive tackle position, check out Part I. Defensive End: Shittu, Watkins, Hopkins Of the youngsters to be discussed, true freshman defensive end Aziz Shittu saw the most significant... Recommended Stories

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