Tuesday Shrine Bowl Notebook
Day 1 Stories: Vandy Pushing East NC Photo Gallery SC Photo Gallery Tops on that list is an easy assessment. Ricky Sapp, a five star defensive end from Bamberg, S.C., has to make the move to an outside linebacker this week. In a role filled by future NFL first-round pick Mario Williams in the past, Sapp shows that he knows not only how to pin his ears back, but at 6-foot-5, 210 pounds he could be the most athletic player on either team. When the South Carolina offense begins its normal four-wide formation, Sapp has the daunting task for a defensive end to cover the slot receiver in man coverage. Perhaps event better than most safeties, Sapp sticks to the top level wide receivers like glue and has even been known to intercept a pass or two. The number two player thus far is also the number one player in North Carolina, Carl Johnson from Durham. Normally thought to not have the intensity in every game, something has clicked on with Johnson this week and he has started to...
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