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No April Fool: Spring Football has Started!

Yep, that's right, Lehigh officially kicked off their spring football practice yesterday. Looking at the press release on LehighSports.com, it covers the official line on who will be featured next year on offense and defense. It's in these coming weeks where the 2006 Mountain Hawks will start to take shape.

After reading the release and pouring over the spring prospectus, here are the things to watch in Spring Practice over the next 3 weeks:

Replacing Adam Bergen. Anytime you lose a special player (and probable second-day NFL draftee) like TE Adam Bergen, there are huge shoes to fill. Battling for the starting TE position in 2005 are juniors Landon Maggs and Pete Morelli. Morelli was banged up for large portions of last year, while Maggs saw action as the second TE and also caught some passes. It's my impression that Maggs is more of a big blocker, while Morelli is more of a pass-catching type. It will be interesting to see who the starter will end up being - I feel …