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Defensive Coordinator Jack Del Rio met with the media on the final day of OTAs, and he had some interesting things to say about Cody Barton.
I’ll be honest with you because our guys are attacking it — I mean, they’re doing a great job. Cody Barton’s come in and he’s shown that he’s going to be a valuable piece for us.
Cody [Barton] is a bigger man, so I mean he’s going to bring a little more thump in the middle of our defense. He runs well.
4th and inches - MY GOODNESS Cody Barton pic.twitter.com/GVLzgeewWk— Mark Tyler(Hogs Haven) (@Tiller56) March 21, 2023
Cody Barton played football in the 80’s.— Will Blackmon (@WillBlackmon) October 12, 2020
You know, Cole [Holcomb] ran well. One thing about Cole was he was always in the building studying, just a student of the game, and Cody’s really attacking it the same way. I mean, [the] first minute he can be in here, he’s in here and just devouring tape and really applying himself. We’re happy we’re able to get a guy like Cody and bring him in and add him to our room.
Cody Barton recognizes the crosser from the jump and emphatically stops it for a short gain. pic.twitter.com/HF2VBInkEa— Mark Tyler(Hogs Haven) (@Tiller56) March 21, 2023
How do you compare Cody Barton to Cole Holcomb?
This poll is closed
Barton is probably an upgrade
Keeping Holcomb would have been better
They are roughly equivalent players