Oregon O-line recruiting: What's left?
October, 22, 2012
By Brandon P. Oliver | ESPN.com
The biggest key to Oregon's lethal offense is one that often gets glossed over, and sometimes criticized. Playmakers like Kenjon Barner and De'Anthony Thomas get all the media love, but none of it would be possible without the Ducks unique and effective offensive line.
Just like the wide receiver position in Chip Kelly's blur offense, the offensive line is tougher to recruit for than one might think. The Ducks look for a very specific type of lineman. They don't have the maulers that Alabama or Wisconsin have every year, but they have great athletes who happen to be in the 6-foot-5, 300-pound range.
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