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Fox 44 Sports Sat, 12 Aug 2017 02:48:35 +0000 Fox 44 Sports Fox 44 Sports KWKT evening to you well the game of football is changing, with the offense and point totals continuing to rise, and with that the defenses are having to adjust... the role of the linebacker continues to evolve, and in some cases linebackers are being swapped out for the smaller and faster defensive backs... but for the baylor bears playing in the high octane big12 the way the game is played is a little different, but at it's core the linebackers jobs are still the same... mike siravo:"it's funny. the more things change, the more they stay the same. youhave to be able to key, we have to be able to run, we've got to be able to shed blocks and tackle, and that hasn't changed even with the rpo game. it's all about key work and disengaging a block, or being able to tackle in the open field." taylor young: "they wanted guys around 250. but now in the big 12, you've got to be able to move around in space, so you can duck under lead blocks and stuff like that, so i would just say having to be more ellusive the the box and being more versatile." and tonight in your fox 44 friday night previews we check in on the troy trojans who are coming off a playff appearance last year, with that 5-6 record.... they will compete against some of the best competetion in the state... so they will be in a battle for one of those four playoff spots, but this team is just enjoying the ride... steven stanford junior wide receiver/safety: "it's like a brotherhood. if you've never been a part f a sport then you're missing out. there's nothing else that's like this, even though it's the hardest thing in the world sometimes. ronnie porter head coach: "the whole thing, as a package, the preparation, getting ready for friday nights, the kids learning and figuring out what hard work really means, that's the fun part that brings you ack everyday. sam jones sophomore running back/linebacker: "it's the best thig, i've been waiting all summer. i've been playing football everyday, trying to get to this day right here, but we're on the right track, right now." troy will take on salado to open the season on setember 1st umhb well yesterday dave south made the announcement that the 2017 aggie football season will be his last and for a guy that came to a&m with the intention of staying just one season... he carved out a pretty nice place for himself in aggie history... for the last 32 years if you've spent anytime surfing the radio dial on saturday afternoon's in the fall, you've undoubtedly heard the voice of dave south. "it's a touchdown, he got a touchdown, he got a touchdown!! he ot a touchdown!!" but after 32 years of calling texas a&m athletics dave south is stepping away nats dave south: "the phone lit up. facebook lit up. it was just a day where i heard from a lot of different people." from the good... "here's the handoff to jackson, he did not make it" to the not so good... "aggie fans are still sitting in the stands, stunned by what they just saw." dave south has seen just about everything and felt much the same as those on the other side of the radio... south: it was the bonfire game. that was a time when a&m needed soething good to happen and we ended up winning that game. it was a game that i'll never forget. i'll never forget brian gamble standing out there in the middle of the field holding that ball up." nats love him or not, south never tried to hide what he was, and that was a fan of texas a&m athletics... south: "if yu're going to work for a school, then support the team, and that's what i tried to do." he'll still be around, calling a&m baseball games after this season, and he'll definitley have some time to knock out some more of those honey do's... "and indeed she did walk in the house around five o'clock, and she said you need to get the cat box, i said, ok i will." ad lib a southwest airlines employee goes above her duties... all

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