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Powell to Man the Inside

Powell to Man the Inside

MIDLOTHIAN, Va. --- Tar Heel pledge Tyler Powell has a complete understanding of his future role within North Carolina's 4-2-5 defensive scheme.

"They really want me to play weak-side, three-technique – backside defensive tackle," Powell said. "They want me to put on a little more weight, but want me to maintain my quickness off the ball to provide a speed rush." At Fedora's Freak Show in July, Powell checked in at 6-foot-3 and 254 pounds. He says that he's closer to 260 now. The UNC staff would like Powell to play at 290 pounds for at...

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