The Daily Eastern News

Eastern’s three freshman offensive linemen confident, getting better

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Johnathan Brantley calls out commands to his offense before the play. Eastern lost 52-0 to Indiana Sept. 7 at Memorial Stadium.

JJ Bullock, Editor-in-Chief

September 11, 2019

It is rare in Division I college football for a program to start a freshman on the offensive line. Typically, the responsibility of protecting a quarterback and clearing lanes for ball carriers is reserved for veteran players on the roster. When a freshman does crack the starting lineup on the...

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