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Colts 2015 Player Preview: Offensive Lineman Will Corbin

The Indianapolis Colts will report to training camp on August 1 with a 90-man roster, and we'll be taking a look at every single player on the roster (though it obviously will change some) as we approach camp. Today, we look at offensive lineman Will Corbin.

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The Colts' offensive line has been talked about quite a bit this offseason, from the addition of Todd Herremans to the questions about Gosder Cherilus' health to the battle at the center position to the fact that Anthony Castonzo will need a new contract next offseason, the offensive line has been a focal point of discussion when it comes to the Colts.  One player who hasn't been talked about whatsoever, however, is Will Corbin, an undrafted offensive lineman on the team's 90-man roster.

Corbin was originally a tryout player at the Colts' rookie mini-camp, but he impressed them enough that they signed him to a contract and he participated in the final few weeks of the offseason program with the team.  Corbin (6-6, 320 pounds) played collegiately at Appalachian State and played in 35 career games (20 starts).  In his first season, he was a defensive lineman but was moved to the offensive line for his sophomore season in 2012.  After that, he was a three-year starter at right tackle for the Mountaineers.

The problem that Will Corbin runs into with the Colts is this: they aren't lacking in depth linemen.  They may need better starters at some spots, but their depth looks favorable, with Joe Reitz, Lance Louis, Donald Thomas, Ben Heenan, Hugh Thornton, and whoever loses the battle for the starting center spot.  And that doesn't include Ulrick John and Denzelle Good, two developmental offensive tackles drafted by the Colts in the past two years, nor does it include Tyler Hoover, a converted defensive lineman who has been working at tackle with the Colts on and off for the past year.  Guard David Arkin and undrafted center Brandon Vitabile will also be looking to compete, but they seem to find themselves in the same situation as Corbin.  He faces an uphill battle to make the roster, and while coaches can always find a spot for a guy who stars in training camp and preseason, it will take a very impressive effort for Corbin to stick around.