July 6, 2007
Training Camp Nears - Part III
Believe it or not, there are some who think that UCLA's defense was a mirage. It was asked if Bruin defensive coordinator DeWayne Walker was the real deal. UCLA's defense was not a mirage and Walker is the real deal. Bruin opponents will find this out soon enough.
The defense more than likely will have to carry the load in the early going until the offense hits stride. If the defense does their job and the offense doesn't put them in bad situations then the beginning steps of a very successful season will have begun.
Most offenses under new coaches start out a little slow and then pick it up as the players change from thinking into knowing. During this process the pressure will be on the defense to take care of business.
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