They are hurting on defense with Nasreddine and Keleher banged up. Getting Welch and Whitney back will help but they are thin on defense.
Jonathan Bombulie says "There's some chatter in the locker room that a college kid could be on his way in to help out the defensive depth chart as well. So the situation will probably improve before the playoffs start."
Andy Sertich is the only recent college grad on defense. Unless Goligoski is leaving school early...