Maurkice Pouncey #53 C
Height: 6-4 Weight: 304 Age: 25
Born: 7/24/1989 Ardmore , OK
Experience: 5th season
High School: Lakeland HS [FL]
Selected By: Pittsburgh Steelers
Pick (Overall): 18 (18)
Pouncey is a versatile lineman that has lined up at both center and guard. He is a squatty, quick-footed athlete that can roll his hips to redirect and adjust to movement or sink his hips to hunker down against a powerful bull rush by big nose tackles. He is quick with his first step after the snap and quick to get a fit with his hands but will let his weight get too far forward at times. Pouncey had surgery to repair a torn labrum in his shoulder in May of 2009 and durability could become a concern down the road. He should be quick to see the playing field thanks to his versatility.
Published: April 22, 2010 at 09:44 p.m.
The Steelers select Florida C Maurkice Pouncey with the 18th pick in the 2010 NFL Draft.
Published: April 15, 2010 at 07:16 p.m.
Mike Mayock and Charley Casserly both see Pro Bowl potential in these two offensive linemen.
Published: March 30, 2010 at 01:41 p.m.
Maurkice Pouncey shares his excitement about taking the next step in his football career.