Andre Dillard

Washington State
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Prospect Info

College
Washington State
Hometown
Class
WA
r-Senior
Height
Weight
Arms
6' 5"
315 lbs
33 1/2”
Hands
10”

Prospect Grade

6.20
Should Become Instant Starter
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2019 Draft Results

Drafted by
Philadelphia
Eagles
Round 1 ‧ Pick 22
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40 Yard Dash
4.96u
Seconds
 
Bench Press
24
Reps
 
Vertical Jump
29.0
INCHES
 
Broad Jump
118.0
INCHES
 
3 Cone Drill
7.44
Seconds
 
20 Yd Shuttle
4.4
Seconds
 
60 Yd Shuttle
--
Seconds
 
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His father, Mitch, was an offensive lineman for the Cougars in the late 1980s. He made his own name as a Seattle Times All-Area and first-team All-King County selection his senior year at Woodinville High School. He played in three games as a reserve in his redshirt freshman season, then became Wazzou's starter at left tackle for all 13 games in 2016. Pac-12 coaches named him honorable mention all-conference after his junior year, when he again started all 13 games at left tackle. Dillard not only earned first-team All-Pac-12 accolades after protecting the blind side of star quarterback Gardner Minshew in all 13 games his senior year, but he also was named third-team All-American by the Associated Press.
By Lance Zierlein
NFL Analyst
Draft Projection
Round 1
NFL Comparison
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Overview
Talented four-year starter at left tackle with outstanding feet who offers an instant athletic upgrade for teams getting battered from the blind-side. Because of his scheme, Dillard will be a little behind in terms of his feel for set points and firing off the ball in the run game. While he could play with a little more ferocity as a finisher, he has the athletic ability to make all the blocks and the protection talent to become a good, early starter on the left side.
Strengths
  • Four-year starter for prolific offenses
  • Intelligent with high character
  • Exceptional athlete and is expected to test well
  • Adequate core power with good arm length
  • Feet are fast and fluid with easy change of direction
  • Explosive lateral quickness gets him to most reach and cut-off blocks
  • Skip-pull step is buttery smooth
  • Runs feet as base blocker and drives from his in-steps
  • Has balance to adjust to second-level targets and strike with force
  • He times his initial pass slides with the snap of the ball
  • Has athletic ability to use a variety of set techniques and depths
  • Well-balanced setups and can reset hands without falling forward
  • Mirror quickness to stay in front of edge-to-edge rushers
  • Jabs with stiff outside hand to stunt rush momentum
  • Issues with edge pressure are more technical than physical
  • Feet and agility to find proper recovery angles
Weaknesses
  • Inexperienced firing off the ball in run game
  • Questions about if he can flex on opponents as block finisher
  • Would benefit from low hands and upward strike as run blocker
  • Needs time to acclimate to NFL set points
  • Pass slides are quick but short and might require greater initial depth
  • Punch aim is high and ends up around neck and face mask of opponent
  • Needs to mix up timing and mode of hand strikes to keep rushers guessing
  • Allowed unnecessary edge pressure due to excessive inside/out squeeze
  • Inconsistent determining anchor versus mirror after initial engagement
  • Doesn't shove rushers off the path when redirecting from his edge

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GRADE
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