February 4, 2010

TU recruiting class has defensive focus

If Tulsa is to return to the top of Conference USA, head coach Todd Graham believes the Golden Hurricane's defense must improve. A strong indication of his determination to ensure that happens came Wednesday when Tulsa announced its football signing class.

Of the 26 players signed by Tulsa, 18 are set to play on defense. The recruiting class includes five defensive linemen, six safeties, five linebackers and two cornerbacks as Graham looks to fill vacancies left by graduation and improve a unit that finished 85th in total defense last season in the Football Bowl Subdivision.

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