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Mike Hague

Starting both ways is not uncommon in high school football, but only a few special players see time at multiple positions on both sides of the ball in a single game. Those lucky few athletes who advance to the Division I ball are recruited to fill one need at one position. Occasionally a rare talent comes along who can be a utility player even at the elite D-I level.

Following this Saturday's game with Utah State, Jake Kuresa will have played every position on the offensive line. He played tackle last season and then moved to guard this season. With Sete Aulai serving a one-game suspension, Kuresa will get the start at center. Frequent position shifts do not make life easy on players. Take offensive linemen Dallas Reynolds for instance. Last year the... Recommended Stories