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2015 Spring Game Depth Chart

A two deep look at what you'll be seeing in Saturday's game.

From left to right: LaKeith Walls, Davontay Kwaaning, and Eric Finney
From left to right: LaKeith Walls, Davontay Kwaaning, and Eric Finney
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It's football time! We are now a couple of weeks into spring practice, which all builds to tomorrow, the spring game. The spring game lets us see some new developed players and early freshman in live game action. We also get to see what players have made a leap and what to expect come fall. Here is the current spring two deep. This depth chart is just my opinions, and it will be revised before the season.

Offense

Quarterback Wes Lunt
Chayce Crouch
Running Back Josh Ferguson
Dre Brown
Wide Receiver No. 1 Geronimo Allison
Dionte Taylor
Wide Receiver No. 2 (slot) Malik Turner
Zach Grant
Wide Receiver No. 3 Justin Hardee
Marchie Murdrock
Right Tackle Christian DiLaurio
Peter Cvijanovic
Right Guard Pat Flavin
Connor Brennan
Center Joe Spencer
Zach Heath
Left Guard Nick Allegretti
Chris Boles
Left Tackle Austin Schmidt
Chris O'Connor

Defense/Special Teams

Defensive End Jihad Ward
Paul James III
Defensive Tackle No. 1 Jarrod Clements
Joe Fotu
Defensive Tackle No. 2 Rob Bain
Tito Odenigbo
LEO Dawuane Smoot
Caroll Phillips
STAR Eric Finney
James Crawford
Middle Linebacker TJ Neal
Mike Sventina
Outside Linebacker Mason Monheim
LaKeith Walls
Cornerback V'Angelo Bentley
Davontay Kwaaning
Free Safety Clayton Fejedelem
Jervaris Little
Strong Safety Taylor Barton
Caleb Day
Punter Ryan Frain
Kicker David Reisner
Kick Returner V'Angelo Bentley
Darius Mosley

Notes:

  • For now I have Malik Turner taking over the slot in the absence of Mikey Dudek. Zach Grant is a more true slot receiver, but I think Turner is athletic enough to be in the starting role there.
  • Ted Karras had surgery on his ACL. He will take over at right guard when he returns, and be the anchor of the offensive line. This could move Pat Flavin over to left guard, and he might start over the younger Nick Allegreti. Also, look for incoming freshman Gabe Megginson to challenge for a starting role.
  • Teko Powell was injured for much of last year and is still injured. He will take over for either Chunky Clements or Rob Bain at defensive tackle. My guess is that will be Rob Bain.
  • Eric Finney and James Crawford are battling it out for the starting STAR spot. This will most likely continue right up until the start of the season. For now I went with Eric Finney because he is the older player.
  • Jaylen Dunlap received a medical redshirt last season, and still isn't quite up to game speed. He will be the 5th corner in Saturday's game, but he will be battling with Dayvontay Kwaaning for the 4th corner spot. Either way they will both get a lot of playing time at the cornerback position.
  • David Reisner is the kicker I have, but it is really a toss up. Reisner and Taylor Zalewski switched back and forth last year, and expect that continue up until the season. Chase McLaughlin (Kickers Are People Too) could also be in the mix.

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