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Its All About Protecting The Quarterback

Protecting the quarterback and finding holes for the running back can only be accomplished one way – getting talented offensive linemen. Work in the trenches is where it all begins and these days offensive guards and centers are getting more money on the open market as the appreciation for their value is realized. When a top player in the draft comes out along the interior of the line, every team in the league takes notice.

Michigan continues to pound out offensive linemen. Scanning NFL rosters, former Wolverine linemen have made a positive impact on the league. From Jeff Backus to Steve Hutchinson – and now David Baas hopes to join that elite group. He has already shown the pedigree that has become the staple of Michigan linemen to come before him. Baas entered his senior year as the starting guard on the...

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