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Defensive linemen a priority on recruiting scene

Updated: June 5, 2008, 2:39 PM ET
By Mark Schlabach | ESPN.com

Over the past few seasons, the spread offense has revolutionized college football.

Few teams operate two-back base offenses anymore, as many coaches always are looking to spread defenses with four- or five-wide receiver formations.

As a result, coaches also have changed their approach to recruiting.

Many college football teams no longer seek quarterbacks who can simply drop back and throw the football 50 yards down the field. Instead, many teams want quarterbacks ...

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