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Addazio Likes What He Sees Of Young Linemen

Addazio coaching up Trautwein

One of the primary goals for Florida's football team in 2006 will be a job of protecting Chris Leak. Since the Gators have only two scholarship quarterbacks on the roster, it's imperative that this young, inexperienced unit grows up fast. Coach Steve Addazio, who coaches the tackles and tight ends, shared some insight about what to expect from the offensive linemen this season.

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...

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