NFL Draft: Why SMU’s Zach Line Will Make a Difference in the NFL

March 23, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The best kept secret in the 2013 NFL Draft doesn't own explosive combine results, doesn't possess enormous height and doesn't come out of a big-time football school.
So while the draft "experts" continue to drool over the "can't-miss" prospects who will hear their names called by Roger Goodell in April, the player to keep an eye on is SMU running back Zach Line.
Though he hasn't received the same buzz and hoopla surrounding the big-name players with the big-time combine numbers from the big-name schools, Line will carve out a nice role in the NFL.
Fortunately, I had the opportunity to ask Line some questions before writing this article.
Line is listed at 6'1'' and 230 pounds and is classified as a "tweener" by NFL standards, meaning he is considered to be a tad too slow to be a running back and a tad too small for a fullback.
However, Line is much more complex than a one-dimensional player, and his versatility should make him a valuable asse...

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