As the Florida Gators embark on a new season with practice beginning in just a couple of days, there…
Addazio Likes What He Sees Of Young Linemen
For the Florida offense to put up big, consistent numbers, the left tackle will have to do his part. Chris Leak will need someone he can trust on the left side to make certain he isn't blindsided. The job belongs to New Jersey native Phil Trautwein (6-6, 308), a true junior that played sparingly the last two years. According to Coach Addazio, Trautwein made a big move in the spring to take over. "He had one of the best springs of anyone," Addazio said. "He had a phenomenal spring and has become a well rounded football player in the passing and running game. He was playing his best football at the end of spring. He is probably one of the most consistent players up front right now." Behind Trautwein for the moment is Jason Watkins (6-6, 310). The Lakeland Lake Gibson lineman may be behind Trautwein at that spot, but he could see playing time elsewhere if someone else goes down. "Jason Watkins had a good spring too, but was banged up," Addazio said. "I...
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