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This 321 pound senior will lead the offensive line in 2015.

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#64 OG Thor Jozwiak
Senior, 6'4", 321 lbs.

Stats in 2014: After missing the entire 2013 season due to a heart condition, Jozwiak started eight games at left guard. He would have started all of them, but injuries kept him out of the Maryland, NC State, Memphis and UCF games.

Here is a story from WTSP on Jozwiak's comeback after the 2013 season:

Spot on Spring Depth Chart: Starting left guard above Jeremi Hall.

How He Came to USF: Thor is from Eagle Lake, FL (Polk County), where he played guard at Lake Region High School. He was also offered by Iowa State, Louisville and West Virginia, where his father was an All-American and hall of famer.

Recruiting Rankings: Three stars from 247 and Rivals, two stars from Scout.

Projected Playing Time: As one of the most experienced offensive linemen on the team, Thor's name is etched in stone as starting left guard. He was built to play guard: only one Bull is heavier than him and only nine are taller. Coaches describe him as one of the leaders of the team, and he does bring some morale-raising positivity when you talk to him (as opposed to the sickening naïve positivity expressed by some players).

In games started by Jozwiak last season, USF averaged 130 rushing yards, 200 passing yards, 5.13 tackles for loss for -18 yds, and won 50% of the time. In the four games in which he did not start, USF averaged 63 rushing yards, 190 passing yards, 7.5 tackles for loss for -38 yds, and won 0% of the time. Of course Jozwiak doesn't deserve all of the credit for those statistics, but they seem to indicate that the offensive line is better with him in it.

Fun Fact: Jozwiak made the 2014 Underdog Dynasty AAC All Name Team.