April 10, 2008

DeCicco gels with the first team

db]Dom DeCicco[/db] was one of five true freshmen to play in 2007. DeCicco played in 10 games last year as a reserve free safety, though much of his time was spent on special teams.

After getting his feet wet in 2007, DeCicco is now the leading candidate to take over at the free safety position. Of all the positions to fill on defense, through the loss of starters who graduated, DeCicco and Greg Romeus appear to be the easiest locks as starters right now. Though nothing official has been set, it's hard to imagine either player not lining up with the first team, come August 30.

DeCicco has been running with the first team through the entire spring, and so far, the coaches have found no reason to play him anywhere else.

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