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Holgorsen: Finding a center is spring priority

Written by Jenn Menendez on .

Who is in the lead this spring to replace center Joe Madsen?

Yes, it’s early. But it's a high priorty to find a center this spring, Dana Holgorsen said on Tuesday. (Read more in Today's story)

Holgorsen spoke highly of Tyler Orlosky and reported that senior Pat Eger, who would be converted from tackle, is struggling with consistency of his snaps.

You might remember both Holgorsen and former OL Coach Bill Bedenbaugh raved about Orlosky last August

Of course all bets could be off when junior college transfer Stone Underwood, a 6-foot-4, 290-pound center, arrives in August when the competetion will open back up.

Holgorsenon the subject:

“We need to find one. We have Stone (Underwood) ... but you don't want to rely on a junior-college guy who hasn't taken a college snap before August 1 on being your guy," said Holgorsen. "Tyler Orlosky looks good. He can move, he's smart, he's confident. Pat is a smart guy, but his snaps are all over the place right now.

"That's high priority when it comes to figure out who our best one is right now and then open that up [during preseason] to see who the best one is and who the second best one is."

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