TALLAHASSEE, Fla. Cameron Erving never played on the offensive line in high school. He never had to protect it was always pursue.
But this spring, he is making the move from defensive tackle to left offensive tackle. Its a challenge to say the least, and one that will be under intense scrutiny as the man who Florida State coaches are looking to protect EJ Manuels blind side.
And while FSU offensive line coach Rick Trickett is considered one of the games best teachers, there may be no better way to learn than by battling All-American defensive end Brandon Jenkins every day in practice.
Jenkins and Tank Carradine will test Erving. And in the fall, Erving will likely also line up against Bjoern Werner, who had seven sacks in 2012 but is out for the spring with an injury.
Theyre great players, Erving said. I played beside them last year and practiced with them for two years. Now Im just reacting off what theyre doing. Of course its hard because theyre great players, but I feel lik...