4. Perhaps the biggest unanswered question with this team is how the rotation at defensive tackle will hold up. Brandon Adams' size makes him an obvious candidate to significantly help the defense, but he also lacks experience and is only a sophomore. His size alone won't make him a star player.
5. Coach Paul Johnson said Wednesday on the ACC post-spring coaches teleconference that he thought the pass rush was a little better in the spring than it did last fall.
“I don’t know if that’s good or bad,” he said. “Maybe it means our pass blocking’s not as good.”
6. Five starters have eligibility remaining after this season. Nine in the second-string 11, though, are non-seniors, and five are sophomores.
7. Once the freshmen arrive, there figure to be a number of candidates to get into the two-deep, starting with linebackers Bruce Jordan-Swilling and Jaquan Henderson, safety Kaleb Oliver and early-enrollee cornerbacks Gentry Bonds and Jaytlin Askew. Then again, it could be anyone. P.J. Davis is only one example of an unheralded signee making a quick impact.