Photo of Sebastian Tretola
Drafted By: Titans

Combine Results

Grade
5.46 ?
  • 5.45 SEC
    Top Performer
  • 22 REPS
    Top Performer
  • 90.0 INCH
    Top Performer
  • 7.94 SEC
    Top Performer
  • 5.02 SEC
    Top Performer

Draft Analysis:

Big Tretola has some "road grader" to him which is right in line with what Tennessee has been building this offseason. He has a higher ceiling than many 6th rounders but focus and maturity are key for him. --Mark Dulgerian

  • 6'4" Height
  • 31 1/2" Arm Length
  • 314LBS. Weight
  • 10 3/8" Hands

Overview

Tretola actually began his career at Nevada, redshirting one season and starting four games the next, before heading to Iowa Western Community College for the 2013 season. In his first year with the Razorbacks, he used a strong base and brute strength to pave the way for two 1,000-yard rushers in Alex Collins and Jonathan Williams. Collins again crossed the 1,000-yard barrier in 2015, benefiting from Tretola's (who earned first-team All-SEC honors as a senior) mauling ways.

Analysis

Strengths

Outstanding frame and overall thickness throughout. Powerful upper body strength with a natural anchor down below. Won't lose many "power-on-power" scraps. Built like a bruising, NFL-­caliber guard in a power scheme. Can dominate as a base blocker. Possesses the will and exceptional power to generate early movement and take control of the neutral zone. When he gets his arms locked out, it's usually over for defenders. Nasty play demeanor. Arkansas staff can’t speak highly enough about him. One of the unsung catalysts over last two seasons for Arkansas’ power rushing attack. Willing to sumo fight with his hands and work to re-position them at the point of attack. Not a natural bender, but does work hard at trying to keep pad level as low as he can. Faced off against first round defensive tackle talent in the SEC and answered the bell. Recognizes twists and games up front. Mindful with footwork in lateral and can be more effective than expected when asked to reach and hook defenders.

Weaknesses

Short area, phone booth plodder. Noticeable leg stiffness with limited area of effectiveness. Feet stay stuck in the grass after initial contact leaving him susceptible to falling off blocks. Turns into a mauling, bear­-hugger as second-level blocker. Inconsistent on combo­ blocks struggling to get off first block and up to the linebacker. Lack of athleticism limits ability to take quality angles up to flowing linebackers. Will duck head into contact in pass protection and has issues with over­-setting against athletic tackles. Has issues with leaning and wide hands in pass pro that are unlikely to change in the pros. Ineffective at changing direction and reacting to sudden a­-gap slashers and is likely to get your quarterback hit from time to time. Balance and body control are below average -- especially on the move.

Draft Projection

Rounds 3 or 4

NFL Comparison

Bobby Hart

Bottom Line

Tretola plays with the in­-your­-face power and toughness that has been a perfect fit for Bret Bielema's, physical rushing attack in Arkansas. While he has the power to be one of the more physical NFL guards as soon as he steps into a camp, his stiffness and marginal athleticism could limit his draft stock and the amount of teams willing to consider him. Tretola could be an eventual starter in the league, but it will likely be for a team looking to grind it out between the tackles.
-Lance Zierlein
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Grade Title
9.00-10 Once-in-lifetime player
8.00-9.00 Perennial All-Pro
7.50-7.99 Future All-Pro
7.00-7.49 Pro Bowl to All-Pro Ability
6.50-6.99 Good NFL Starter with Pro Bowl Potential
6.00-6.49 Chance to become good NFL starter
5.70-5.99 Could become early NFL starter
5.30-5.69 Backup or eventual starter
5.15-5.29 Developmental prospect or special teams potential
5.01-5.14 Back end of the roster
5.00 50/50 Chance of making the roster

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