Photo of Ronald Leary

Combine Results

Grade
47.5 ?
  • 5.36 SEC
    Top Performer
  • 30 REPS
    Top Performer
  • 29.0 INCH
    Top Performer
  • 104.0 INCH
    Top Performer
  • 7.87 SEC
    Top Performer
  • 4.91 SEC
    Top Performer

Draft Analysis:

  • 6'3" Height
  • 34 3/4" Arm Length
  • 315LBS. Weight
  • 8 5/8" Hands

Overview

Leary is a big offensive lineman who was a three-year starter for Memphis. Although he played outside at tackle, he projects as an NFL guard, where his height won't be as much of a hindrance to him. He performed well in the run game and will always have the frame to compete against interior defensive linemen. He could be selected in the later rounds out of team need, but he is more likely to get a shot as an undrafted free agent.

Analysis

Strengths

Leary can keep his man sustained in pass protection. He is a heavy-legged mover, however, and relies on reactionary movements and upper body strength to recover from a shallow pass set. He uses his hands well in pass protection and run blocking, and he keeps a strong grip and generates movement once engaged. He uses his frame well and keeps himself in an uncompromising position at all times. Although not a "pretty" blocker, Leary is competitive and was routinely seen working downfield at the end of plays. His competitiveness will be the driving trait that keeps him on an NFL roster.

Weaknesses

Leary is a classic heavy, laboring mover. He could benefit from a move inside, as he could struggle in getting into an effective pass set in the NFL. He is slow off the ball and rarely shows much explosion into his man. Although he didn't show it much at Memphis, he had difficulties maneuvering around trash at his legs and getting to the second level. There aren't necessarily technical hitches in Leary's play, but his heavy, slow feet inhibit his ability to move and be effective on the line.
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Grade Title Draft (Round) Description
96-100 Future Hall of Famer Top Pick A once-in-a-generation type prospect who could change how his position is played
85-95 Immediate Starter 1st An impact player with the ability/intangibles to become a Pro Bowl player. Expect to start immediately except in a unique situation (i.e. behind a veteran starter).
70-84 Eventual Starter 2nd-3rd A quality player who will contribute to the team early on and is expected to develop into a starter. A reliable player who brings value to the position.
50-69 Draftable Player 4th-7th A prospect with the ability to make team as a backup/role player. Needs to be a special teams contributor at applicable positions. Players in the high range of this category might have long-term potential.
20-49 Free Agent UDFA A player with solid measurables, intangibles, college achievements, or a developing skill that warrants an opportunity in an NFL camp. In the right situation, he could earn a place on a 53-man roster, but most likely will be a practice squad player or a camp body.

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