The hole left by the graduation of All-American linebacker Tyler Starr will no doubt be the first thing mentioned as folks catch a preview of the 2014 South Dakota defense. But if fans want to know what is weighing on defensive coordinator Jason Petrino's mind most, then they would have to focus on another position.
LAWRENCE, Kan.--Six Kansas ball carriers combined to rush for 280 yards and three touchdowns to lead the Jayhawks to a 31-14, season-opening victory against the South Dakota Coyotes Saturday at Memorial Stadium.
2013 Played in all 12 games and earned four starts on the defensive line ... finished 13th on the team in tackles with 24 ... also had one sack, two quarterback hurries and two pass breakups ... sack came at Illinois State (10/26) ... had a season-high five stops vs. Missouri State (10/5).
2012 Redshirted...defensive scout team player of the week heading into the Montana game...MVFC Honor Roll.
Prep Second-team all-state and first-team all-Metro and all-conference honoree...played both offense and defense for the Warriors...led the team with 106 tackles during his senior season including 10 tackles for loss and two sacks...also played basketball and led his team in scoring as a senior.
Personal Son of Lori and Greg Bredl...kinesiology and sports science major with a minor in coaching.