Western Kentucky Depth chart Breakdown: Defense

Posted: December 17, 2015 in Football
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Time to break down the Western Kentucky defensive depth chart. They run with a 4-3 set, but will use multiple looks to match-up with the Bulls and the personnel groupings Coach Taggart will be calling Let’s see how they break down. 

Defensive line: 

Defensive end: 

Derik Overstreet – 6’2″ 250 lbs. – Sophomore – Overstreet has 44 tackles on the year with 7 TFL (2 sacks) with 1 PBU and has one fumble recovery.

Devante Duclose – 6’1″ 240 lbs. – Junior – Duclos has 4 tackles with 1 TFL as a reserve this season.

Defensive end: 

Gavin Rocker – 6’2″ 255 lbs. – Redshirt senior – Rocker has 37 tackles on the season with 6 TFL (2.5 sacks) with 1 PBU.

Omarius Bryant – 6’3″ 310 lbs. – Junior – Bryant has 26 tackles with 3.5 TFL (1.5 sacks) on the season.

Defensive tackle: 

Jontavious Morris – 6’2″ 305 lbs. – Senior – Morris has 33 tackles with 5 TFL (2 sacks), with 3 PBUs and a fumble recovery on the season.

Ge’Monee Brown (yes, that’s his name) – 6’2″ 305 lbs. – Junior – Brown has 18 tackles with 1.5 TFL on the season.

Defensive tackle: 

Bryan Shorter – 6’2″ 280 lbs. – Redshirt senior – Shorter has 16 tackles with 2 TFL (1 sack) with one fumble recovery.

Omarius Bryant

Linebackers: 

TJ McCollum – 6’3″ 230 lbs. – Redshirt sophomore – McCollum has 100 tackles on the season with 11.5 TFL (3 sacks), 1 interception, 3 passes defended, 1 forced fumble and has a fumble recovery.

Drew Davis – 6’1″ 225 lbs. – Junior – Davis has 17 tackles with a fumble recovery on the year.

Joel Iyiegbuniwe – 6’2″ 220 lbs. – Redshirt freshman – He has 18 tackles with a sack on the year.

Linebacker:

Nick Holt – 6’1″ 230 lbs. – Redshirt senior – Holt has 84 tackles with 7.5 TFL (4 sacks), 3 interceptions, 7 passes defended, 3 forced fumbles, and 2 fumble recoveries on the year.

Masai Whyte – 6′ 218 lbs. – Redshirt freshman – Whyte has 21 tackles with 1 TFL and 1 pass defended on the year.

Daeshawn Bertram – 5’11” 220 lbs. – Redshirt sophomore – Bertram has 15 tackles on the season as a reserve.

Linebacker: 

Nick Newton – 6’4″ 245 lbs. – Senior – Newton has 21 tackles with 2.5 TFL (1 sack) with 1 interception and 2 fumble recoveries on the season.

Dejon Brown – 6’3″ 250 lbs. – Senior – Brown has 56 tackles with 7 TFL (2 sacks), 2 passes defended, 1 fumble recovery and has forced 2 more.

Cornerback: 

Wonderful Terry – 5’10” 190 lbs. – Senior – Terry has 29 tackles with 1 TFL, 2 interceptions, 7 PBUs, 1 forced fumble and a recovery on the year.

De’Andre Simmons – 5’11” 185 lbs. – Redshirt sophomore – Simmons has 16 tackles with 1 TFL, 1 interception and 2 passes defended.

Cornerback: 

Prince Charles Iworah – 5’11” 190 lbs. – Redshirt senior – Iworah has 39 tackles with 1 TFL, 4 interceptions and a 14 passes defended (very good corner).

Joe Brown – 5’10” 190 lbs. – Sophomore – Brown has 37 tackles with 1.5 TFL, 1 interception, and 10 passes defended on the season.

Free safety: 

Braden Leston – 6’3″ 205 lbs. – Redshirt junior – Leston has 91 tackles with 3 TFL, 1 interception, 4 passes defended and a fumble recovery.

Martavius Mims – 6’1″ 200 lbs. – Redshirt freshman – Mims has 10 tackles on the year.

Strong safety: 

Marcus Ward – 6’3″ 210 lbs. – Junior – Ward has 54 tackles with 7.5 TFL (2 sacks), 1 interception, 7 passes defended and has 2 forced fumbles.

Leverick Johnson – 6’1″ 185 lbs. – Redshirt sophomore – Johnson has 15 tackles with 1 sack and an interception as a reserve.

 

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