2009 Oregon Ducks Preview: Offensive Line

Posted by Charleston Duck on July-18-2009 Add Comments

On paper, Oregon's achilles heal appears to be the offensive line. With Max Unger and Fenuki Tupou off to the NFL via the draft, along with the graduation of Mark Lewis, Jacob Hucko, and Jeff Kendall, the Ducks lose four starters and a key reserve.

Before writing off the Ducks this season, it is important to take a closer look at the facts. 

Oregon's no huddle-spread offense forces their offensive linemen to run much more than traditional units. Oregon not only relies on an exceptional conditioning program, but also uses frequent substitutions to keep their linemen fresh.

Last year the Ducks rotated nine players in and out of the lineup. While the one constant on the field, Max Unger, is now playing up I-5 ...

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