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Taking over the Middle

The two men who were Northwestern's primary men in the middle are gone to the NFL. Luis Castillo and Colby Clark have been the big force up front for the Wildcats for the last few years, but playing on the outside has been another Big Man - now Senior Defensive Tackle Barry Cofield.

He was supposed to move inside last year... and play what many NU observer think is his natural position - Defensive Tackle. But injuries and lack of experience up front led to Senior Barry Cofield's having to play Defensive End early, opposite, and sometimes in place of Loren Howard. Although he was recruited as a defensive end, even as a new Freshman, Barry Cofield [6-5 275] had the size to... Recommended Stories

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