Photo of Brian Vogler
Grade
4.8 ?

Draft Analysis:

  • 6'7" Height
  • 263LBS. Weight

Analysis

Strengths

Above-average size for the position. Has frame to add more muscle and bulk. Was a "dirty work" tight end for Alabama. Plays with proper hand placement and works his feet into position to seal off his gap on inside runs. Played through injured ankle and sprained knee that limited his production during season.

Weaknesses

Base gets much too narrow as run blocker. Leans into his block and can be discarded and knocked off balance. Struggles to generate clear wins in run game. Lacking footwork necessary to pass protect. Leans into his cuts/turns and gives routes away to safeties in coverage. Unable to handle explosive inside moves and needs more core strength.

Draft Projection

Undrafted

Bottom Line

Big tight end who came into Alabama as a heralded prospect but departed as an unproductive pass-catcher and very marginal run blocker. While Vogler's play was somewhat stymied by injury, it is unlikely that scouts can find enough good tape to give him a draftable grade.
-Lance Zierlein
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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