Path to the Draft: Top prospect Trey Rutherford’s ready to invade pro football

It’s common for football players to experience a learning curve as they advance to higher levels. At the professional level, it’s expected that the transition may encounter some rough patches. The transition is particularly unique for linemen transitioning from American football to the three-down league.

With the defense lined up one yard off the line of scrimmage, this mitigates the speed and snap anticipation of pass rushers and gives a slight advantage to the offensive linemen. Still, according to University of Connecticut’s offensive lineman and CFC100, Trey Rutherford, this difference will be one of the biggest adjustments he’ll have to adjust to if he were to play in the CFL.

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