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Tanner Optimistic BYU Offense Will Rebound


One of BYU's defensive team leaders is taking a page from Super Bowl champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers' experience of a similar imbalance between the offensive and defensive production early last season only to come together for a great late-season close.

"I look at the Buccaneers last season," senior linebacker Mike Tanner said. "Everybody said their offense wasn't good enough and their defense wasn't good enough to carry them. But they stuck with it. By the end of the year, their offense was doing great and carrying the defense at times." The frustrations of some defensive players reached new heights against Wyoming when the Cougar defense held... Recommended Stories