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Grade
5.25 ?
  • 5.19 SEC
    Top Performer
  • 26 REPS
    Top Performer
  • 26.5 INCH
    Top Performer
  • 108.0 INCH
    Top Performer
  • 7.49 SEC
    Top Performer
  • 4.47 SEC
    Top Performer
  • 6'5" Height
  • 33 1/4" Arm Length
  • 316LBS. Weight
  • 10 3/8" Hands

Overview

2013: First-team All-Big Ten selection after starting in all 13 games. 2012: Second-team All-Big Ten selection after starting in all 14 games. 2011: Played in all 14 games and started in four. 2010: Played in all 13 games and started in two. 2009: Redshirted.

Analysis

Strengths

Terrific size. Very football smart. Plays with awareness. Has enough strength to hold his ground. Can lean and seal when he has an angle. Surprisingly effective pulling and working to the second level. Competes and gives consistent effort. Three-year starter. Respected by teammates and coaches -- solid work ethic and character.

Weaknesses

Needs to develop better hip snap. Average initial quickness, athletic ability and pop on contact. Has heavy legs and tends to bend at the waist. Needs to improve punch and grip strength. Struggles adjusting to and fitting on moving targets.

Bottom Line

Big, durable, blue-collar guard who is generally effective despite lacking exceptional physical traits. As a starter, is the type you look to replace, but could be serviceable backup in a slide-protection scheme given his size, intelligence and functional anchor.
-Nolan Nawrocki
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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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