WCAV-WVAW-WAHU | Charlottesville, Virginia | Sports

Morgan Moses Shows Versatility on Offensive Line

March 25, 2012

As spring practice continues for the Virginia football team, there are new faces stepping up on the offensive line. The Cavaliers started the same five guys in every game last season but return just one of those this spring.

Austin Pasztor and Anthony Mihota are among the graduates from the linemen core, while Oday Aboushi and Luke Bowanko are both nursing injuries.

That leaves lone returner Morgan Moses, a rising junior.

Moses played right tackle in 2011 and has shifted to the left side to make up for the team's missing parts. Teammates and coaches say it's his versatility that makes Moses so valuable.

"His first year he played guard; he played some tackle," said quarterback Michael Rocco. "He can play both tackles. He's just a very versatile guy. He's athletic for a big guy. He's just a leader on the offensive line."

Offensive coordinator Bill Lazor says the experience can only make Moses a better player.

"He's putting himself into a position to be a guy that's played multiple positions, which is going to help him later on in his career," said Lazor. "Having played three different positions in college so far, and playing them well, he's got a bright future."

The comments sections of Newsplex.com are designed for thoughtful, intelligent conversation and debate. We want to hear from our viewers, but we only ask that you use your best judgment. E-mail is required, but will not be displayed with comment.

  • Comments cannot be profane or vulgar. We will not post comments that use profanity or cross the lines of good taste.
  • We will not post comments that use hate speech. Slurs, stereotypes and violent talk aren’t welcome on our website.
  • Comments should not attack other readers or people featured in our stories personally. Any accusations should be backed up with facts.
  • Any comment we post will be posted in its entirety. We do not edit any comment that we post.
  • Comments should contribute to the discussion. We will not post comments that don't advance the discussion. Flaming and/or trolling will not be tolerated.
  • Comments should not attack other posters. Let's keep the focus on the content of the story.

    As a host Newsplex.com welcomes a wide spectrum of opinions. However this is a site that we host. We have a responsibility to all our readers to try to keep our comment section fair and decent. For that reason The Newsplex reserves the right to not post or to remove any comment.

    If you have any ideas to improve the conversation or this section let us know. Send an e-mail to webmaster@newsplex.com.


powered by Disqus
The Charlottesville Newsplex 999 2nd Street S.E. Charlottesville, VA 22902 434.242.1919 – Main 434.220.7522 - Newsroom
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 144175235