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  1. dohcvtecpower
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    Mike Taylor great tackler but is a step slow, Morrison quick and can definitely plug gaps but missed a lot of tackles with uk running up the middle. Ball to me at this point is our best overall linebacker on the field.
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    I think for a group that was largely an unknown coming into the season, they've been great. They missed Easley plugging the hole a bit this game, but they've been great at limiting the big runs.

    Just wish Taylor would stop jawing after every play. He's gonna end up costing us 15-yards at a very inopportune time this season.
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    Powell is our best LB when he's lined up at Sam. Morrison is typically the best run stopper. I didn't see yesterday's game, so I can't comment on missed tackles. He sure didn't miss many last year. I like Ball a lot. He's like a taller version of Jelani Jenkins.
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    He should work on plugging the holes and shut his pie hole afterwards. But the run stopping was okay, IMHO.
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    The LB's were fine last night. Hell, UK only had about 48 yards rushing, and 25 of those were on the fake FG. Taylor had 8 tackles and Morrison had 7. The group played pretty well I thought.

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