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Tight Ends Take Center Stage in College Football Playoff

Georgia tight end Brock Bowers (19) runs into the end zone for a touchdown against Alabama defensive back Jordan Battle (9) during the second half of the Southeastern Conference championship NCAA college football game, Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021, in Atlanta.  College teams haven't quite unlocked the full potential of the position as effectively as the pros, but Friday's College Football Playoff with  No. 2 Michigan playing No. 3 Georgia in the Orange Bowl will put players with potential to be part of the next wave of dominate tight ends on display. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)
Georgia tight end Brock Bowers (19) runs into the end zone for a touchdown against Alabama defensive back Jordan Battle (9) during the second half of the Southeastern Conference championship NCAA college football game, Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021, in Atlanta. College teams haven't quite unlocked the full potential of the position as effectively as the pros, but Friday's College Football Playoff with No. 2 Michigan playing No. 3 Georgia in the Orange Bowl will put players with potential to be part of the next wave of dominate tight ends on display. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)

Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (AP) -- Too big to be covered by the fast guys and too fast to be covered by the big guys.

Great pass catching tight ends have always been a part of football, but the position and players who play it have evolved to the point where they are often the most difficult matchup on the field.