Big C: Teams could get OL help from UNC's Bodine

University of North Carolina offensive guard Russell Bodine is a prospect to keep an eye on. He was impressive during his interview with the media on Day 1 of the NFL Scouting Combine. Bodine acknowledged he patterns his game after longtime Indianapolis Colts center Jeff Saturday, who also attended UNC.

On tape, Bodine demonstrates some of the same traits as Saturday. He’s versatile, great inside/outside zone blocker and show good quickness. He plays with power and mean streak mixing it up in the trenches.

The 6-foot-3, 310-pound Bodine was recruited by former Browns head coach Butch Davis and helped clear the way for running back Giovani Bernard in college before being drafted by the Bengals.  Bodine said he would welcome the opportunity to create running lanes for Bernard again saying he’s special.

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