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Tony Brinkhuas Talks about Move to Center

Tony Brinkhuas moves to center this season

Tony Brinkhuas, a 6-foot-3, 295-pound junior from Bloomington Jefferson, will replace All-American Greg Eslinger at center after starting all 12 games at right tackle last season. GoldenSports.Net recently caught up with Brinkhaus to learn about his expectations for the season.

Tony Brinkhaus was a honorable-mention All-Big Ten selection by the coaches and the media. He was named to the College Football News Sophomore All-America Team. Brinkhaus joined Mike Nicholson, Steve Shidell and Matt Spaeth as the only Gophers to participate in at least 1,000 plays. He helped lead the Gophers to an average of 494.8 yards of total offense per game in 2005, which ranked seventh in...

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