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Preseason Look: Underwood, Coombs Talk UC "D"

Starting UC cornerback Brandon Underwood

Summer's a busy time for college football players. But first-year Bearcat Brandon Underwood had without a doubt the busiest summer of all. Needing to complete seven courses over the summer to become eligible for this fall's season, the Ohio State transfer had a lot on his plate. But clearing that plate earned him a delightful dessert- a starting spot at cornerback for UC's ball-hawking defense.

"It felt like I unloaded an 18-wheeler from my back," said senior cornerback Brandon Underwood of finishing and passing all of his required summer classes and being able to now focus solely on football. "It's just beautiful to wake up and know that all I've got to do is work at my trade and get better every day I come in, keep improving on the little things." Underwood's ongoing improvements... Recommended Stories

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