UofL FOOTBALL | A closer look at the relationship between a QB and the center

08/12/2016 07:30 PM

There are two players that touch the ball every snap of a football game, the quarterback and the center. This season, the University of Louisville coaching staff has put a lot of pressure on their senior center, Tobijah Hughley, and his teammates clearly believe in him enough to vote him as one of the team’s five captains.

Last season, Hughley was a fixture on the offensive line as it drew regular criticism for having multiple underclassmen in starting roles. This year carries a lot more confidence in the depth of players suited to block for the U of L backfield, especially in Hughley.

We asked U of L quarterback from 2009-2010 Adam Froman about the chemistry between the QB and his blockers, and his thoughts about the team shaping up this season:

Garrett Moore

Garrett is a Sports Producer for Spectrum News. He is a graduate of Middle Tennessee State and got his start as a sports photographer. He now produces Sports Night, the state’s only nightly show dedicated to in-depth coverage of all sports in Kentucky. Sports Night airs weeknights at 6:30 and 10:30 on Spectrum News. Outside the station, Garrett enjoys golfing, hiking, fishing, and prides himself on being all-in as a sports spectator. He won a gift card for playing an air guitar in the student section during an MTSU basketball game. Follow Garrett on Twitter @SportsNightGM for real-time sports updates or if you just want to see the shenanigans that go on behind the scenes in getting Sports Night on the air.

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