Kevin Trahan
By (@k_trahan)
Mar 18, 2013

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Northwestern’s spring practice season is halfway over, and now the players will have a break for finals week and spring break, before returning to practice once the spring quarter starts at NU. It’s been tough to judge some position battles so far because of injuries, but for the most part, we have a pretty good idea of what the two-deeps will look like after watching practice this spring.

Of course, nothing is set — remember, Venric Mark was a receiver last spring — but this is how things break down right now, once you factor in the injured players with who is receiving first and second team reps right now. Check out our projected midway point spring depth chart below.

Quarterback

1.A. Kain Colter

1.B. Trevor Siemian

Running Back

1. Venric Mark

2. Mike Trumpy

Wide Receiver

Y — Cameron Dickerson, Pierre Youngblood-Ary

H — Christian Jones, Mike Jensen

Z — Rashad Lawrence, Kyle Prater

X — Tony Jones, Mike McHugh

Superback

1. Dan Vitale

2. Mark Szott

Offensive Line

LT — Jack Konopka, Shane Mertz OR Paul Jorgensen

LG — Geoff Mogus, Hayden Baker

C — Brandon Vitabile, Ian Park

RG — Adam DePietro OR Matt Frazier

RT — Shane Mertz OR Paul Jorgensen, Eric Olson

Defensive Line

DE — Tyler Scott, Dean Lowry

DT — Sean McEvilly, Chance Carter

DT — Will Hampton, CJ Robbins OR Greg Kuhar

DE — Deonte Gibson, Ifeadi Odenigbo

Linebacker

WILL (OLB) — Chi Chi Ariguzo, Drew Smith OR Collin Ellis

MIKE (MLB) — Damien Proby, Tim Vernon

SAM (OLB) — Drew Smith OR Collin Ellis, Joseph Jones

Secondary

CB — Nick VanHoose, CJ Bryant

S — Ibraheim Campbell, Davion Fleming

S — Traveon Henry, Jimmy Hall*

CB — Daniel Jones, Dwight White

*Hall will also play nickelback and outside linebacker at times

Special Teams

K — Jeff Budzien

P — Brandon Williams

LS — Pat Hickey

KR — Venric Mark, Tony Jones

PR — Venric Mark, Tony Jones

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