"They're just loaded with speed and talent. They have a good mix of upperclassmen, and also you're seeing some young players come into the mix. I don't want to say they're an intimidating force, but they're really close to it.
"I would think that they're top-five in the country as far as [defense is] concerned. They're extremely fast and explosive and make plays. They just keep reloading.
"We wanted to make sure not to stop ourselves. You want to attack them because if they get a bead on you, they're extremely dangerous ... They're a defense that can get on a feeding frenzy in a hurry if you don't watch out.
"They're extremely explosive up front: big, powerful players. They do a good job of getting off blocks and they do a good job of stopping the run. I was really impressed with that."