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Zbikowski Ready to Lead Secondary

Sophomore safety Tommy Zbikowski is the only returning starter from the beleaguered Irish secondary in 2005. The confident Arlington Heights, Ill. native has to learn a brand new system, and tackle a new role of leader of the Irish secondary. We spoke to Zbikowski at Tuesday's media day to get his thoughts on the Irish secondary heading into spring football.

Free safety Tommy Zbikowski returns as the only remaining starter from the 2004 secondary. Zbikowski recorded 70 tackles and one interception for the Irish last season, and will be counted on to lead a young and inexperienced secondary this spring. "It's been a lot of hard work," said Zbikowski of winter workouts. "People who see our workouts in the morning, they see how enthusiastic our... Recommended Stories