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Season Grades: Offensive Line

Drew Schaefer (Kim Grinolds/

2012 was going to be a trying year for the offensive line regardless of any health concerns or anything else that would pop up; they would be breaking in two new tackles. Drew Schaefer would anchor the line at center, and two relatively experienced guards (Colin Tanigawa and Colin Porter) would solidify the middle of UW's offensive attack. No one could have predicted what came next.

The Ugly - We're starting with the worst news first, because it just seems to fit with all the luck Washington's offensive line didn't get in 2012. In spring football it was revealed that Porter, a two-year mainstay at right guard, would retire due to degenerative shoulders that had plagued him for a long time. But Erik Kohler, another junior that had been pressed into action as a true frosh... Recommended Stories