Ranking the Opposing OL

College football season is just around the corner. Lets take a closer look at some of the top opponents the Hurricanes will face this season. Today, we look at the top opposing offensive linemen.

1. Oday Aboushi -- Virginia. At 6-foot-6 and 310 pounds, Aboushi was ready for the NFL following his junior season. He's a tremendous talent with lots of experience. He is probably the most talented lineman in the conference and is already being talked about as a future first rounder in the 2013 draft.

2. James Hurst -- North Carolina. A five-star prospect from the Midwest, this talented rising junior started 12 games at left tackle last season. He's probably the most talented lineman in the conference, aside from Aboushi, and has a chance to emerge as one of the nation's best this fall.

3. Omoregie Uzzi -- Georgia Tech. At 6-foot-3 and 300 pounds, Uzzi is entering his third season as a starting guard for the Yellow Jackets. He's a punishing run blocker in their option style of offense. He is the only first team All-Conference offensive lineman returning this season and will be a future NFL player.

4. Zack Martin -- Notre Dame. At 6-foot-4 and 305 pounds, Martin has been named Notre Dame's Lineman of the Year for the last two seasons. He has lots of experience going into his senior season and should be among the better offensive linemen in college football this season.

5. Braxston Cave -- Notre Dame. At 6-foot-4 and 300 pounds, Cave is the best center on Miami's schedule. He's big, strong, tough, and has lots of experience. He was injured at the end of the 2011 season but will return at 100 percent this fall and have a chance to have a special senior season in South Bend.


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