And the first rule is:
It all Starts on the Offensive Line
I first heard this rule on the NU Practice Field when David went to the NU Football Camp, its one of the true truths in football.As long as the Center is the first guy to touch the ball, well, you know...
This rule also applies when you go out and analyze a team. You can have a great QB or running back but if the guys up front aren't there every play, nothing good happens, and this is the year that NU loses two of the top linemen in the Big 10; Center Austin King, and Guard Jeff Roehl.
NU is also losing Right Tackle Derek Martinez, and Tight End Eric Worley graduation and injury. Martinez had started the first 4 games this year, but a recurring back injury forced him to the sidelines. Worley started 2 games at tight end, but was regularly rotated in and marked the return of Coach Walker's use of the TE at Navy. He had 12 catches and a TD this past year. He was listed on the Season Ending depth chart as the starter out on the end of the line.
So Here is the End of Season Offensive Line depth chart as reported by NU Sports:
Not a good night for the Cats, as the <b>Badgers </b>continue their home winning string 69-50. The …