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Post-Spring Breakdown: Part V

This is the fifth part of the post-spring practice breakdown. The previous four featured the spring offensive updates, including breakdowns of the quarterbacks, offensive line, backfield and receiving group. In this one, Sooners Illustrated will provide the first defensive breakdown, the defensive line. The linebackers and defensive backs are still to come.

1. Rush threat is solid: OU has always been known to have a great defense, and in 2009, it looks like the Sooners will return to having that powerful defense. It starts up front with the big bruisers. OU returns all four starters from the end of the season last year, including Frank Alexander and Jeremy Beal at defensive end, and Adrian Taylor and Gerald McCoy in the heart of the defensive line...

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