May 14, 2007

Perez Poised for Playing Time

As a backup you are one play away from being in the game. With the only other experienced center Ian Smith suspended for the first five games of 2007, Kevin Perez is in a position to establish himself as the primary backup
Fernando Velasco.

Perez made the move to center from guard last fall when the Bulldogs found themselves shorthanded at center with only Smith and Nick Jones on the roster. Perez took his first snaps in fall camp last season after being a highly recruited guard in 2006.

From fall camp through the end of spring camp Perez has been considered a center, though he gets occasional work at guard in practice and in scrimmages.

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