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Lefeged transitioning to leadership role

Lefeged transitioning to leadership role

Despite losing both Courtney Greene and Jason McCourty to the NFL, the Rutgers secondary isn't the least bit concerned about a lack of leadership. Devin McCourty is still there, and acting like more of a leader than ever despite no longer playing with his brother, and he's confident that junior safety Joe Lefeged can be just as much of a mentor for a budding secondary.

"Joe's going to be a great leader on this team," McCourty said of the Germantown, Md. native. "He's tough and he's very athletic and the younger guys are going to be able to learn a lot from him." When asked how the transition from student of the game to teacher is going, Lefeged described it in one word: smooth. "It's been smooth just because of the great leadership we've had on the team like... Recommended Stories

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