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WATCH: Aaron Crawford praises young linemen, discusses UNC's first scrimmage

The veteran defensive tackle believes youngsters can contribute

Last season when Aaron Crawford was battling injury, he spent time working with the scout-team defense as he tried to get up to speed on his run fits.

Through that process, he got familiar with Ed Montilus, who has emerged as a possible breakout player on the Carolina offensive line this season. Of course, being the older, more experienced player, he wondered why the then-freshman was able to keep up.

"That was making me question if I was really ready to come back, and now, I continue to see how he develops and how he works in the offseason and it wasn’t a mistake," Crawford said. "He’s one of those guys where he's going to continue to work and continue to grind, so I expect a real high ceiling for Ed."

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