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Underwood Under Pressure, But Understanding

An already menacing University of Cincinnati defense has added another serious threat to its lineup. Brandon Underwood has joined the ranks at cornerback this spring following his transfer from northern neighbor Ohio State. We spoke with the senior after his impressive showing in Bearcat Bowl II.

“I have no questions about his ability to play at a high, high level,” said UC head coach Brian Kelly of the Middletown, Ohio native after his team’s spring game, a game in which Underwood surprised and impressed many.  He recorded five tackles, two of which were unassisted, as well as two more than impressive pass brake ups, and a game-clinching 67-yard interception return for a touchdown with...