May 1, 2007

Spring review: The offensive line

We continue to check out every position on the Tiger roster after the conclusion of spring football 2007. Today, we look at the unit that might well determine just how far these Tigers can go: The offensive line.

The Starters: Adam Spieker and Tyler Luellen certainly will start at center and left tackle. Ryan Madison looks to have put a solid hold on one of the guard spots. Throughout spring, Monte Wyrick started at guard and Dain Wise at tackle. However, that had something to do with an injury that kept Kurtis Gregory on the shelf all spring.

Fall Camp Prediction: Gregory certainly will start next season. Wise had a very, very strong spring. If he can duplicate it in the fall, it's going to be nearly impossible to keep him out of the starting five. Wyrick will have to come back in shape and play very well to maintain a spot on the top line.

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