Missouri Tigers 2009 Football Preview: O-Line Hopes To Set Tone Up Front

Posted by Ryan Faller on August-27-2009 Add Comments

Ask any quarterback or running back out there, and they'll tell you they're only as good as the guys who wage war on every down inside the depths of the trenches.

The credo will never change, but the manner in which it is interpreted certainly has.

Thanks to the natural evolution of college football, the spread offense has grabbed a foothold as the predominant offense of an era defined by busy scoreboards and bloated stat sheets.

A scheme that exploits defenses from sideline to sideline, success in the spread is predicated upon putting the ball in the hands of a team's playmakers by any means possible and letting those players do their thing in space.

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