September 12, 2012
Video: Steward Talks Defense
The Houston Cougars struggled as a team during the first game of the season, a loss to Texas State. During the second game the offense came alive but the defense continued to struggle against the ground attack of the visiting Louisiana Tech Bulldogs.
One player that is being counted on to help right the ship for the Cougars defense is senior linebacker Phillip Steward who snagged six interceptions as a junior, most of which came as the nickel back in the Cougars defense.
During the first game Steward came off the field on nickel packages bu the staff realized he was a much greater asset on the field and now heading into the third game of the season have now made him the nickel back again.
On Tuesday coach Levine and several players met with the media to discuss week two and to look ahead to week three against UCLA. CougarsDen was on hand and brings you exclusive video of Steward discussing the season thus far including a look ahead to this Saturday.
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