Posted On: 03/16/18 6:30 AM

One of the many things football coaches look for in a player is versatility. The more positions a guy can play, the more valuable he is to his team. Hutchinson offensive lineman Brandon Yira was one of those guys. The junior spent time at four of the five offensive line positions last season. Although he expects to have a more permanent home as a senior – his ability and willingness to move around - make him one of the Tigers' most important players heading into 2018. It might just make Yira more valuable to the colleges that are starting to look at him too.

Despite many new faces, Hutchinson got off to a fast start in 2017.

"We had a few players that had experience," Yira said, "but not many. We had to replace our whole offensive line. That was a struggle, but we got it figured out early in the season. We kept pushing through even though we were in a new conference and had to figure out the new teams and their styles."

In Hutch, offensively the Tigers have historically done one specific thing well – run the ball. At both guard and tackle – Yira was a

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