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Spring Ball Primer

"You're moving to defense, son."

The Stanford Football roster has undergone a myriad of changes before spring practices start next Wednesday. Walk through the new-look defensive front seven, now that the Cardinal are running a 4-3 defense. Also who is out injured for the spring, who is making position switches and which man is slated to play both ways. It's a can't miss cornucopia of Cardinal notes before Spring Ball begins.

There are a number of changes throughout the Stanford roster with new head coach Jim Harbaugh and a complete turnover in the coaching staff, but the most pronounced moves are in the defensive front seven.  The Cardinal employed a 3-4 defense the last three years, but now they are returning to a more traditional 4-3 base defense.  Everything you previously knew about the positions in the...

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