A few weeks ago, I wrote in my QB/WR preview that should Brent Miller slip up just a bit, Florida transfer Dane Guthrie could step in and become the team's #1 tight end.
Now that head coach Dennis Erickson is using more two-tight end sets in practice (and presumably in game action this season), don't be surprised to see Guthrie getting some significant playing time throughout the 2007 season, especially if what they say about his blocking ability is true.
A fine article, written by Norm Frauenheim, in the Arizona Republic says that Guthrie is currently behind both Miller and senior Tyrice Thompson on the depth chart. However, from what I've observed over the past year, I don't think it will take much more improvement for Dane to be bumped up.
Read the article: ASU Tight End is No Stranger to Change (AZ Republic)