LSU’s Offensive Line Grades Out As Best In The Country
Offensive lineman can often be overlooked by the common sports fan, but did anyone notice how great LSU's O-Line was in 2016?
Pro football focus use professional analysts to break down every player and positional unit in college football, ranking the best of the best.
LSU's offensive line is ranked #1. (For PFF's in depth breakdown, click here)
Center/tackle Ethan Pocic allowed only 11 quarterback pressures all season, and never gave up a sack or even a quarterback hurry.
Right guard Will Clapp played with a tear in his shoulder most of the season, impressively giving up 0 sacks, 2 qb hits and only 9 qb pressures.
Left guard Josh Boutte only gave up a single sack all season, allowing only 7 qb pressures, the best on the team.
Clapp will be back in 2017 for his junior season, but Pocic and Boutte have graduated and will be playing on Sunday's next fall.