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Cvijanovic Competing For Right Tackle Spot

Simon Cvijanovic (Holly Smith)

With Corey Lewis missing spring practice while recovering from knee surgery, a battle is raging between two redshirt freshmen for a starting berth at strongside tackle this spring. One of those competing for that position is Simon Cvijanovic. The Ohioan has a lot to learn, but he has the tools to be successful.

Offensive tackle Simon Cvijanovic played in a good high school football program at Benedictine High School in Cleveland, Ohio. But it didn't fully prepare him to go against top college defensive linemen like Corey Liuget at Illinois. "I played against some big guys in high school, but it just is so much faster. I got to go against all these guys with the scout team a lot last year, so I'm...

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