Spring Practice Countdown: Strong tackles

Each year spring practice is the best indication of the depth, starters, and players at each position on the team. Even with Georgia's personnel losses due to graduation and the NFL, the Bulldogs are strong at many positions, and strong tackle is one of them. It is one of the strengths of the Bulldogs going into this spring.

2004 Starter: Daniel Inman (23 career starts)

Inman will get the nod at strong tackle again in 2005 and probably once more in 2006. He's getting better – that showed against Wisconsin, but his potential is not yet filled. Ken Shackleford (1 career start) has been pushing him for playing time for the last two seasons and that will likely continue this season as well. This is one of the deepest spots on the offensive line for 2005. Both players have shown ability to start at tackle - a difficult and importaint position. In 2006, Shackleford or Inman will likely slide down the line and start at tight tackle to replace Dennis Roland. There is no heir apparent for the 2007 season at this spot.

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