August 24, 2007

ASI Insider Report: That Amato Effect

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The Amato effect (By Chris Nee,

Throughout the preseason the Seminole linebackers have talked about how their unit will look this season compared to years past as a result of new linebackers coach Chuck Amato. And Amato makes no secret that he wants a more attacking style from his starting linebackers.

While the linebackers have said across the board they are in favor of the 'old school' attack defense, some of their counterparts on the defense have also welcomed the change.

"They are trying to make plays," senior defensive end Alex Boston said. "I think it is more like the linebackers of the old days."

Fellow senior defensive lineman Andre Fluellen, who said he is completely healthy after battling some neck issues last season, pointed out one of the major differences in the linebackers this year.

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