Any guess

Discussion in 'Football' started by 4thngoal, Nov 29, 2018.

  1. 4thngoal

    4thngoal Well-Known Member

    Who plays center next year?
    Hopefully they roll out in the spring at 330 pounds and strong as an ox.
    I suspect they have been grooming someone.
     
  2. BVHawk95

    BVHawk95 Well-Known Member

    Duwa and Banwart come to mind. Maybe one of the Paulsens could convert? I have to think Kallenberger takes a guard spot, so it leaves them with few options.
     
  3. 4thngoal

    4thngoal Well-Known Member

    Yeah I think Duwa and Banwart both showed up on the two deeps at one point.
    So basically it's open after the bowl game.
    Guess we will see come summer.
     
  4. okeefe4prez

    okeefe4prez Well-Known Member

    I've heard Banwart.
     
  5. Xerxes

    Xerxes Well-Known Member

    They'll have big shoes to fill. Render was excellent this year. Possibly Iowa's best center since 2008.
     
  6. 4thngoal

    4thngoal Well-Known Member

    I was just thinking the staff might need to understand that part of what makes a 3-4 D work is a dominant nt. Without that, the 3-4 is easily gashed in the run game. Look no further than Wisconsin losing their 340 pound nt.
    Now you have Frost wanting to run the 3-4.

    I remember posting earlier this year that you have to negate the nt in a 3-4 and chew up those ilb with linemen.
    Pound them over and over.
     
    Last edited: Nov 29, 2018
  7. homes

    homes Well-Known Member

    I know James Daniels graduated from some high school because that's what he said on national tv, but while he was at Iowa, he wasn't too shabby.
     
  8. Xerxes

    Xerxes Well-Known Member

    IMO Render was an upgrade at Center this year. It could have something to do with the OL as a whole being better this year than last. Or maybe Render is one of the reasons why it was. Either way, I thought he had a great season.
     
  9. guffus

    guffus Well-Known Member

    Austin Blythe was pretty decent as a center.
     
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  10. #1DieHardHawk

    #1DieHardHawk Well-Known Member

    Banwart would be my guess. Anyone else would be a surprise.
     
  11. ModebaSan

    ModebaSan Well-Known Member

    Imho I believe our line next year will be
    LT-Jackson
    LG-Kallenberger
    C-Banwart
    RG- Le.Paulsen
    RT-Wirfs
     
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