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Day 5: Terrence Stephens

DT Terrence Stephens

Though Stanford will see four new starters in its defensive front seven this year, perhaps none is more important than Terrence Stephens. Stephens, a junior, saw limited action behind Fua his first two years, and will likely assume Fua's starting slot come September. In a Friday interview, Stephens talked about learning from Fua early in his career, as well as the defense's potential this season.

The Bootleg: You're going to be starting on the D-line this year. How are you transitioning into that role? Terrence Stephens: It's tough, but I was playing behind Sione Fua, who got me more prepared than anybody. He's a great person to have played behind and to play for, and he was a motivator in all ways. Even when he was taking most of the reps, every little rep that I got last year was, ‘Make...

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