Texas Tech 2010 Football Analysis: Offensive Line

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Scott Fitzgerald – RaiderPower.com


As anyone knows, football games are won or lost in the trenches. Texas Tech’s offensive line has become legendary in recent years for its size. With a change of coaching staff, the emphasis seems to have moved slightly in the other direction to accommodate better quickness and agility.


Practice being closed last Friday and Monday gave me a chance to really go in depth with my questions to some of the coaches after practice. This spring, the biggest job the Texas Tech Red Raider coaching staff may have is to replace a probable NFL draft pick and two other starters that each had over 20 career starts on the offensive line.
 
Even with some proven commodities, the Tech o-line struggled at times last year. One could even argue that offensive line breakdowns led to both quarterbacks getting injured. I