New position for Ryan McMahon?

Will the Georgia native be lining up on the offensive or defensive line in 2007?

Renegade Report has learned from a source close to the Florida State football program that redshirt freshman Ryan McMahon is switching positions.

The Rome, Ga. native will make the transition from defensive tackle to center for the Seminoles. In high school, McMahon excelled on both the offensive and defensive lines and elected to start his collegiate career playing for FSU defensive tackles coach Odell Haggins.

McMahon's move to the offense doesn't come as much of a surprise as his 6-foot-3 and 275-pound frame is ideal for new offensive line coach Rick Trickett's system.

The former West Virginia assistant coach prefers smaller, quicker linemen.

As a senior in high school, McMahon recorded 52 pancake blocks and showed the ability to get out into space and take on linebackers.

Stay tuned to Renegade Report for more as we attempt to catch up with McMahon to get his opinion on the move next week.


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