Keith Moore made 98 tackles in 2012 at middle linebacker.
Aug. 8, 2013
ATHENS, Ohio - The Ohio University football team took part in its second practice of fall camp on Wednesday at Peden Stadium. For the second-straight day, the team practiced in helmets, but did not wear pads.
Following practice, OhioBobcats.com spoke with Bobcat linebackers Keith Moore (Columbus, Ohio), Ben Russell (Cincinnati, Ohio) and A.J. Grady Jr. (Woodbridge, Va.). All three are projected to start this season.
Moore returns as the lone starter from last year's unit. In 2012, he had a breakout season at middle linebacker as he led the team in tackles, finishing the year with 98 stops. He also earned Defensive Most Valuable Player honors in the 2012 Independence Bowl. This season, the former walk-on will move to weak side linebacker.
Both Russell and Grady will be expected to fill the void left by former Bobcats Alphonso Lewis and Jelani Woseley. Lewis earned Third Team All-Mid-American Conference honors a year ago, while Woseley led the team with four interceptions. In 2012, both Russell and Grady played in 11 games.
Fans can follow the Bobcats throughout preseason camp through the following Twitter handles: @OhioBobcats, @OhioFootball, @Tom_Symonds, @Brett_Compton, @OhioBobcatOps, and @OhioBobcatsFBEQ. Fans can also join the conversation by using the hashtag #OhioFBCamp13 and can check out video interviews and photo galleries by checking out the official Ohio Football Facebook page. Each of Ohio's practices is open to the general public.
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Ohio Football Preseason Camp - Remaining Schedule
Thursday, Aug. 8: Practice #3 - 9:15 a.m.
Friday, Aug. 9: Practice #4 - 9:15 a.m.
Saturday, Aug. 10: Practice #5 - 9:15 a.m.
Saturday, Aug. 10: MEDIA DAY - 12:30 p.m.
Sunday, Aug. 11: Practice #6 - 8 a.m.
Sunday, Aug. 11: Practice #7 - 3:30 p.m.
Monday, Aug. 12: Practice #8 - 9:25 a.m.
Tuesday, Aug. 13: Practice #9 - 8 a.m.
Tuesday, Aug. 13: Practice #10 - 3:25 p.m.
Wednesday, Aug. 14: Practice #11 - 1:25 p.m. (Scrimmage)
Thursday, Aug. 15: Practice #12 - 8 a.m.
Thursday, Aug. 15: Practice #13 - 3:25 p.m.
Friday, Aug. 16: Practice #14 - 9:15 a.m.
Saturday, Aug. 17: Practice #15 - 8 a.m.
Saturday, Aug. 17: Practice #16 - 3:25 p.m.
Monday, Aug. 19: Practice #17 - 8 a.m.
Monday, Aug. 19: Practice #18 - 3:25 p.m.
Tuesday, Aug. 20: Practice #19 - 10 a.m. (Scrimmage)
Wednesday, Aug. 21: Practice #20 - 8 a.m.
Wednesday, Aug. 21: Practice #21 - 3:25 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 22: Practice #22 - 9:15 a.m.
Friday, Aug. 23: Practice #23 - 3:25 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 24: Practice #24 - 9 a.m.
Times are subject to change
BOLD - Indicates two-a-day practices
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