Spring Preview: Offensive Line

The Hurricanes will kick off spring football on Saturday, March 1. Lets take a closer look at the team coming back in 2014. This report focuses on the offensive line position.

Jonathan Feliciano (6-5/320/R-Sr) -- Miami's most experienced returning linemen, Feliciano has started 33 games over the past three seasons -- 10 at right tackle and 23 at guard. He can play either spot but seems more effective inside. He will look to become one of the league's top players at the position this coming season.

Shane McDermott (6-4/295/R-Sr) -- A starter in 23 games over the past two seasons, McDermott is rock solid in the middle of Miami's line. He's very smart, has lots of experience, and should be ready to emerge as one of the league's top centers this season.

Ereck Flowers (6-6/315/Jr) -- Miami's most talented returning starter along the offensive line, Flowers started all 13 games at left tackle last season. He should become one of the best in the ACC this season. He has an NFL future and will be counted on for his leadership this year, and it'll start in the spring.

Hunter Wells (6-6/310/R-Jr) -- A lightly recruited player who signed with Miami late in Al Golden's first recruiting class, Wells has been unable to crack the rotation. He can play guard or right tackle and will hope to elevate his game this spring.

Danny Isidora (6-4/310/R-So) -- A massive interior offensive lineman, Isidora was expected to play a key role last season but suffered an injury before the season that kept him out for most of the season. He's now expected to win the starting guard spot opposite Feliciano, and it'll start with his performance this spring.

Taylor Gadbois (6-7/310/R-So) -- Gadbois is now three years removed from high school (he went to prep school for a semester) and he's still trying to crack into the rotation. Al Golden called him one of the team's most improved players last year but he still has work to do before breaking into the regular rotation.

Alex Gall (6-5/300/So) -- The most college-ready of the three linemen UM signed last year, Gall saw action in a handful of games. He has a bright future at guard and will look to earn even more playing time. He's expected to challenge Danny Isidora for the starting guard spot opposite Feliciano.

Sunny Odogwu (6-8/320/R-Fr) -- One of the most talented players on the entire roster, Odogwu was raw when he got here so he spent most of his first year learning how to play the position. He has a bright future here and should see plenty of action this spring.

Hunter Knighton (6-6/280/R-Fr) -- After coming here from the state of New Jersey, Knighton redshirted his first year. He can play center or guard and will get a chance to crack the rotation this spring.

Trevor Darling (6-5/330/Fr) -- A four-star recruit from this past year's class, Darling was battle tested in Dade County and has the tools to become a quality RT or guard at the college level. He'll have chances to break into the rotation early on.

K.C. McDermott (6-6/300/Fr) -- The state's most heavily recruited O-Line prospect this past year, McDermott has big time ability. He projects as a tackle and has enrolled early. He has a bright future and could see the field very early.

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