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Cozzetto Putting the Puzzle Together

Dan Cozzetto (Kim Grinolds/Dawgman.com)

Low numbers and big expectations are nothing new to Dan Cozzetto. When the Washington Huskies traveled to Tempe, Ariz. this past weekend, they had more defensive linemen than offensive linemen. They had as many defensive backs as offensive linemen. With Greg Christine out for the year, the line coach had to look to the other side of the ball to find an answer.

What he saw was Nick Wood. "Coach Sark (Steve Sarkisian) told me to take a look at him, see what I thought," Cozzetto said Tuesday as the Huskies continue to prepare for their Saturday game with Oregon. During the one-on-one periods, Cozzetto would line Wood up against certain offensive linemen, watch his movement, see how he did. What he saw was a kid that was young, but competitive as hell...

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