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    Ben Lamaak will likely move to center

    I am in the process of interviewing the football coaches to look ahead to spring ball and 2010. I met with offensive line coach Bill Bleil today. He told me that right now, the plan is the move Ben Lamaak to center for next season. I'll have more on this and a whole lot more in the coming days.



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    Re: Ben Lamaak will likely move to center

    Interesting. I wonder if this well help Ben with his chances at playing in the NFL. He has now played every single position on the line over his career at Iowa State.



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    Re: Ben Lamaak will likely move to center

    Good for Ben. Center is probably his best chance at a professional career.



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    Re: Ben Lamaak will likely move to center

    Correct me if I am wrong, only positions left that Ben has not played at ISU would be QB and and SS?

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    Re: Ben Lamaak will likely move to center

    Quote Originally Posted by zach View Post
    Correct me if I am wrong, only positions left that Ben has not played at ISU would be QB and and SS?

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    Re: Ben Lamaak will likely move to center

    Seems awfully big to be a center to me?


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    Re: Ben Lamaak will likely move to center

    His mom and dad both work out at the same gym as me in Iowa City. talked to his mom the other day and she told me about this, said he's pretty excited about it!



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    Re: Ben Lamaak will likely move to center

    Quote Originally Posted by The_Architect View Post
    Seems awfully big to be a center to me?
    No bigger than Reggie. Actually probably smaller.



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    Re: Ben Lamaak will likely move to center

    Quote Originally Posted by d4nim4l View Post
    No bigger than Reggie. Actually probably smaller.
    Taller though isnt he?


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    Re: Ben Lamaak will likely move to center

    Who's gonna take RG? Are we counting on Hicks to be eligible?


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    Re: Ben Lamaak will likely move to center

    Ben has handled the ball before since he played some qb in high school, so now he'll get to experience the other end of the exchange (oops, I forgot we don't put the qb under center). He obviously has some athleticism and center should be a good place to utilize it, especially with the shotgun.



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    Re: Ben Lamaak will likely move to center

    Quote Originally Posted by The_Architect View Post
    Seems awfully big to be a center to me?
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    Taller though isnt he?
    He's the exact same height as both of the starting NFL pro bowl centers - I guess that we'll just have to make do with being too big.



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    Re: Ben Lamaak will likely move to center

    Quote Originally Posted by The_Architect View Post
    Who's gonna take RG? Are we counting on Hicks to be eligible?
    My guess is they give the juco Jon Caspers a good look at RG. He should have a leg up on it too, since he will be there for spring practice.



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    Re: Ben Lamaak will likely move to center

    Quote Originally Posted by Steve View Post
    He's the exact same height as both of the starting NFL pro bowl centers - I guess that we'll just have to make do with being too big.
    Well, there ya go. Thanks


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    Re: Ben Lamaak will likely move to center

    Any chance of Burris playing guard? Seems like he got a lot of reps this year.


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