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Ennis unveils stout defense during spring camp

Paul Willingham, the defensive coordinator at Ennis, has crafted some very effective units in his 20+ year career here, and a few have not needed as much as others. Those groups he simply cuts the leashes and let’s them get after it. Whether this spring impressive showing by the defense will prove to be the latter or whether the Lions offense was too busy learning the system, won’t be determined until Aug. 30 when they take on Waxahachie at Lumpkins Stadium. “We kept the installation of the defense relatively simple this spring,” he said after camp, “so they don’t have to think too much and can focus on technique with repetition.” He cited four defensive linemen who enjoyed good springs, and then gave an overview about the starting lineup. “Ashton McGraw and DeRyous Stokes are front runners right now,” he said, “and freshmen Lazarus Becks and …Read the rest of this story and more stories like this in your latest edition of The Ennis News. Be informed, subscribe today!




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