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    O-Line Depth: How fragile are we?

    We lost Loth but have a capable backup in Lalk, so we hear. We lost Campos. Things look pretty sparse. Looks like most positions are running only 1 backup on the depth chart. I don't know anything about the up-and-comers on the O-Line. My question, how many O-Line injuries will it take this year for us to be back where we were last year with no pass protection (and me just golfing most Saturdays)? Are things as sparse as they look on the Depth Chart?

    As we all know, with our stellar receivers it will be so heartbreaking to not have a competent O-Line. Oh man I can barely stomach the thought.



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    Re: O-Line Depth: How fragile are we?

    When did we lose Campos?



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    Re: O-Line Depth: How fragile are we?

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    When did we lose Campos?
    yeah, that's news to me, too.


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    Re: O-Line Depth: How fragile are we?

    .Wat.



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    Re: O-Line Depth: How fragile are we?

    1 backup at every position sounds like okay depth to me.



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    Re: O-Line Depth: How fragile are we?

    Quote Originally Posted by CyArob View Post
    When did we lose Campos?
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    yeah, that's news to me, too.
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    .Wat.
    Do you want to provide a link for this Campos news?


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    Re: O-Line Depth: How fragile are we?

    Typically you want the same five guys to play the whole time anyways. A lot of good teams just use a swing OT that plays either spot in case of injury and same with OG. Obviously the more the better, but I'd say we are in good shape for depth. Every team would be in trouble if they were relying on their 10th+ OL.



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    Re: O-Line Depth: How fragile are we?

    He's a freaking troll so he's probably making it up to get a reaction out of us.



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    Re: O-Line Depth: How fragile are we?

    His avatar must be a true representation.



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    Re: O-Line Depth: How fragile are we?

    not a troll just maybe displaying my lack of football knowledge here. Sorry everyone, I thought Campos was injured and was redshirting. will try to figure out where I got that from. SORRY!



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    Re: O-Line Depth: How fragile are we?

    OL depth is better than it has been in a long time. Backups like Lalk played and started last season. Dunning saw time, and Campos is talented. Any word on Taiese, is he looking like a solid backup?



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    Re: O-Line Depth: How fragile are we?

    Every team would be in trouble if they were relying on their 10th+ OL.[/QUOTE]

    Unfortunately, this is exactly where ISU was at last year, and exactly why I expect this year to be completely different as long as there is not another rash of injuries.



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    Re: O-Line Depth: How fragile are we?

    Any word on Taiese, is he looking like a solid backup?[/QUOTE]

    I would like to know what kind of Fall camp he had also. He looks like a real mauler in his video.



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    Re: O-Line Depth: How fragile are we?

    Quote Originally Posted by CloneIce View Post
    OL depth is better than it has been in a long time. Backups like Lalk played and started last season. Dunning saw time, and Campos is talented. Any word on Taiese, is he looking like a solid backup?
    Yeah, a lot of the guys there have seen time and if they haven't, they are pushing guys that have. I'm not too worried about it until a bunch of injuries come along. My guess on Taiese is a redshirt because I think he could be really good in the future. Perhaps a starter next year with maybe Omoile sliding to center or something.


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    Re: O-Line Depth: How fragile are we?

    When did Campos get hurt!!!? Wtf. Learn your team before you post crap like that.

    Oline depth IMO is fine, prob deepest unit next to WR. Although it's hard to tell if they are really big 12 ready backups



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