TSU Tiger Camp: Defensive Coordinator Jeff Ceasar Talks About The Play Of The Defense

Tiger Camp: Defensive Coordinator Jeff Ceasar Talks About The Play Of The Defense

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8/7/2019 12:05:00 AM

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HOUSTON – One thing that has caught the eye of head coach Clarence McKinney has been the play of the Tiger defense. The unit has been flying to the ball and playing with passion under first-year defensive coordinator Jeff Ceasar.

“The kids have been responding well as we're just trying to give them their assignments so they can follow through with it on gameday,” said Ceasar. “That's what Coach McKinney has been preaching and our job is to ensure they take in what we teach.”

A , La. native, Ceasar is a graduate of Grambling State and played under legendary head coach Eddie Robinson. Seven starters return on a unit which ranked seventh in  the in total defense. A former defensive lineman, one area he'll have to address is the pass rush as the  generated only nine sacks on the season. While the team rebuilds up front, the defense did tie for third in the SWAC with 12 interceptions.

35th edition of the at BBVA Stadium. 

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