Miami Hurricanes DE Jonathan Garvin ready for breakout season

TALLAHASSEE OCTOBER 7: Defensive lineman Demetrius Jackson
TALLAHASSEE OCTOBER 7: Defensive lineman Demetrius Jackson /
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"“What is showing up is his competitiveness…He is still doing the thing where he runs around and he can bend and turn the corner in a way that a guy his size shouldn’t be able to do. He is remarkably always on his feet because his center of gravity is so low.” He made a play yesterday where the quarterback is flushed from the pocket and he sprints from the hash all the way to the other sideline to run the guy out of bounds for no gain,. That is just playing with a sense of urgency. He is becoming a full-speed guy and when he starts to do that, then his God-given talent will start to shine.”"

Miami suffered significant losses on the defensive line after last season. Three defensive ends and three tackles moved on. That put a big dent in the Hurricanes depth.

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The players that on the roster on the defensive line are probably going to have to play a lot of snaps this season up front. Diaz is going to need those players to produce or the Hurricanes defensive could take a step back.