Barrow competes to start, stay on field 

August, 6, 2012
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When one thinks of August camp competitions, the thinking is usually rather two-dimensional.

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Wide receivers compete with wide receivers for starting jobs and playing time. It's linebackers vs. linebackers, linemen against linemen, etc.

In this era of college football, that may be a bit of an antiquated way of looking at it. With the majority of college teams employing multiple offenses and defenses, the competition is just as much about what positions get utilized more often. A third linebacker can play most snaps in a game, or hardly at all. Same with a third wide receiver.

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