Great West: GWC Defensive Backfields Impressive in 2011
09-21-2011 01:10 PM
Out of all positions on a football team, defensive backfield may be the most demanding, requiring the combination of speed, quickness, agility and focus.The Great West is full of quality players in the defensive backfield and the group is putting up impressive numbers early in 2011. Through the first three weeks of the season, Great West teams have intercepted 18 passes and returned five for touchdowns. At that pace, league teams will intercept more than 50 passes and run back 22 for scores. In all of 2010, the league intercepted 47 passes and returned an all-time Great West record nine for touchdowns.