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Bruce Campbell (OT)
  • Height:
    6'6"
  • Weight:
    314 lbs.
  • Arm Length:
    36 1/4 in.
  • Hand Size:
    10 1/2 in.
  • College:
    Maryland
  • Conference:
    ACC
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Selected by: Oakland Raiders
Round: 4
Pick (Overall): 8 (106)
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Pick Analysis: The Raiders pick up the most athletic offensive tackle from the NFL Scouting Combine with their selection of Bruce Campbell. Though many expected the team to nab him in the first round, the Raiders patiently waited to acquire him with the 106th pick. While he is raw in several aspects of his game, Campbell's outstanding athleticism gives him a chance to develop into a solid player in time.

Overview

Campbell is a good sized left tackle prospect that is a bit ahead of the curve, technique wise, over most underclass linemen. He is quick to set the edge and does a good job of jamming opponents with heavy hands and can be quick to get a refit when the pass rusher slaps his hands away. He has struggled with durability in that he has yet to play in every game during a collegiate season and will need to be gone over with a fine toothed comb by team doctors. He gets a bit lazy with his techniques and can be late to recognize or react to new situations but his physical talents are undeniable and he should be quick to come off some team’s draft board.


Strengths

Campbell possesses a rare combination of size and athleticism for an offensive lineman. Uses hand punch effectively. Excels in pass protection and can handle speed rushers off the edge. Does a good job of sustaining his blocks. Is a competitive performer. Exhibits impressive initial quickness out of his stance in the running game.

Weaknesses

Durability is a major concern as Campbell has dealt with multiple ailments including a brain issue. Will overextend into blocks and lunge at defenders on occasion. His instincts are questionable, especially in the running game when moving to the second level.

Grade

7.8

 

Video Playlist

  • First Draft: Bruce Campbell

    Published: April 8, 2010 at 06:31 p.m.

    Campbell was considered a "workout warrior" after the combine, but his passion for football shows he's more than that.

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