Minnesota loaded with linemen

Originally Published: August 4, 2004
By Tom Lemming | Special to ESPN Insider
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MINNEAPOLIS -- It's always a good idea to stick close to the Twin Cities when searching for the top football players in Minnesota. College scouts could hit 95 percent of the state's top prospects without advancing more than 60 miles from Minneapolis and St. Paul. This year is no exception. In fact, the best place for me to start -- and the first stop for most college scouts -- was at St. Paul Cretin-Derham Hall, which has three bona fide blue chippers in the Class of 2005.