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Way-Too-Early Depth Chart: Projecting Northwestern's RG Order

We continue the depth chart series with a position that has the most questions along the offensive line.

This is another iteration of the Way Too Early Depth Chart series. If you want to find previous charts for QB, RB, WR, LT, LG, C, LB, and DB, click on the links.

The right guard position will more than likely look different from how it looked in 2020. 

Redshirt senior Ethan Wiederkehr will move back to his natural position of right tackle, according to The Athletic’s Matt Fortuna. This puts a hole at right guard, which will more than likely be filled by redshirt junior Charlie Schmidt

Schmidt started one game at right guard last season and has played in nine games in his career. Schmidt is a natural guard who should help give another boost to an already ascending offensive line.

Behind Schmidt will likely be redshirt sophomore guard Dom D’Antonio. In the event of an injury to Schmidt or the starting left guard, the Wildcats should feel comfortable with D’Antonio stepping in at either spot without having the play of the line fall off considerably. 

Under the instruction of offensive line coach Kurt Anderson, who is entering his third season as the position coach, the offensive line will only improve and make strides as the season goes along.


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