Building A Tight End, WVU Style MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – One of the many duties that West Virginia tight ends and inside receivers coach Travis Trickett is
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I can remember a time just a few years back in the RR era that I argued with some on here who were calling the tight end an obsolete position. Oh, how wrong thy were.
As we pile up more experience, we see patterns emerge, and the biggest one to me is that things go in cycles. Tight end is one, but so too is running back. You don’t have to have the 225 carry per year guy anymore, as there’s too much wear and tear. Offensive tackles to protect the QB used to be a premium, and they are still important, but seems like there’s less emphasis there now as RBs help with blocking and quick passing game schemes often get the ball out before rushers can get home.
There are many others to look at.