Ah the co-starter designation. USF currently has two positions that have that designation. Middle linebacker and weakside linebacker. It obviously won’t be that way forever – unless the NCAA instituted a new rule in which you can play 13 players on defense. I’m not up on all the new rules, but I don’t think that one made the cut. The co-starters are listed because neither has taken full control of the position so far. Sometimes that’s a bad thing, but in this case it sounds like it’s actually a good thing. Both players have been performing well and either could start. Fingers crossed. The battle at middle linebacker is between Sam Barrington (a TBG favorite) and Mike Lanaris. The edge would seem to go to Barrington and is probably the fan pick, but Lanaris stepped it up during practices...

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