Photo of Gabe Ikard
Grade
5.2 ?
  • 5.13 SEC
    Top Performer
  • 22 REPS
    Top Performer
  • 26.0 INCH
    Top Performer
  • 103.0 INCH
    Top Performer
  • 7.30 SEC
    Top Performer
  • 4.37 SEC
    Top Performer
Blue Star  =  Top Performer
  • 6'4" Height
  • 33 1/8" Arm Length
  • 304LBS. Weight
  • 9 5/8" Hands

Overview

Started 50 of 52 career games. Three-time first-team All-Big 12. 2013 Campbell Trophy finalist, given to the nation’s top college football scholar athlete. 2013: Started all 13 games at C. 2012: Started 12 games at C. Did not play vs. Baylor because of head injury. 2011: Started all 13 games (6 at LG, 7 at C). 2010: Played in all 14 games with 12 starts at LG. 2009: Redshirted. High school: Played TE and DE in high school . Four-year starter on three-time Oklahoma state championship basketball team. Misc: Graduated in May 2013 with Special Distinction and a 4.0 GPA in multidisciplinary studies with a focus in medical sciences.

Analysis

Strengths

Good grip strength. Uses his hands well to control and steer defenders. Highly intelligent. Plays smart. Sets the protections and makes line calls. Tough and dependable. Experienced, four-year starter. Outstanding work habits. Exceptional character. Charismatic, humble, well-grounded leader. Versatile.

Weaknesses

Is on the ground a lot. Limited athlete. Average play strength. Can be overwhelmed by size and struggle to cut off speed. Could stand to do a better job finishing blocks.

Bottom Line

A functional positional blocker who lacks the foot quickness, athletic ability and strength desired in a starter, yet consistently finds a way to get the job done and overcome his physical limitations. Intelligence and intangibles are off the charts and could allow him to capture and hold onto a starting job. The sum is better than the parts.
-Nolan Nawrocki
C
Grade Title
9.00-10 Once-in-lifetime player
8.00-8.99 Perennial All-Pro
7.50-7.99 Future All-Pro
7.00-7.49 Pro Bowl-caliber player
6.50-6.99 Chance to become Pro Bowl-caliber player
6.00-6.49 Should become instant starter
5.50-5.99 Chance to become NFL starter
5.20-5.49 NFL backup or special teams potential
5.01-5.19 Better-than-average chance to make NFL roster
5.00 50-50 Chance to make NFL roster
4.75-4.99 Should be in an NFL training camp
4.50-4.74 Chance to be in an NFL training camp
No Grade Likely needs time in developmental league.
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