Lukas Moore --
Before I dive into what returns for the Ohio offensive line, I'd like to explain how this blog and our radio shows will be utilizing our access and ability to publish Pro Football Focus information. First, I want to thank Matt Stopsky and all the great people at Pro Football Focus, this information and their guests will be a huge addition to our coverage of the Ohio Bobcats.
We will be able to dive into the Bobcats like no other outlet with the in-depth information provided by Pro Football Focus, the best football analytics company in the world. We will look past the basic numbers and truly dive into the Ohio Bobcats during their quest for their first MAC championship since 1968. Now, let's look at what the Bobcats have returning on the offensive line in 2019, and what we should expect from the big 'Cats up front.
Lukas Moore --
Expectations are high for the Ohio Bobcats entering the 2019 season. They enter fall camp as unanimous favorites to win the MAC East, and as heavy favorites to win the whole conference for the first time since 1968. These expectations are placed on the Bobcats despite losing a staggering amount of offensive production.
Ohio is losing a total of 3,906 yards from scrimmage and 38 touchdowns, those numbers coming from AJ Ouellette, Papi White, Maleek Irons, and Andrew Meyer. Plus, All-Conference linemen Joe Lowery, Joe Anderson and Durrell Wood have all graduated. The question marks on offense are obvious for the Bobcats.
Those question marks do give an opportunity to a ton of talented Bobcats, some young and some experienced. But for the Bobcats to meet their high expectations these 'Cats will have to take advantage of their newfound opportunity. I decided to take a look at three Bobcats who I think have massive breakout potential in 2019.