Brunson ready for year three

Published: Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at 05:45 PM.

"We graduated several offensive linemen and several defensive linemen and we've got to be ready to be good up front," he said. "This spring is going to be about winning the line of scrimmage, being physical and getting behind our pads."

Brunson thinks the returning linemen are more than capable of doing the job.

"The guys right now that will probably anchor our offensive line will be Dakota Campbell and Kody Nixon," he said. "And listen, those two guys are just as good of starting points as you could ask for.

"We've got some young guys coming up that are going to be battling their way into the lineup, and I think we are going to be as deep as we've been since I've been here."

Spring practice can sometimes be a time for surprises. Every year, the coaching staff looks at as many players as possible in different positions to ensure they have the best 11 guys on the field at all time.

"In the spring, we try to work as many people we can in as many situations and positions we can," Brunson said. "Hopefully, we will end up with the best 11 guys. But definitely we are going

Randy Dickson is the Crestview News Bulletin’s sports editor. Email him at, tweet him @BigRandle, or call 682-6524.

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