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Scouting the OTs: Menelik Watson, Florida St.

February 19, 2013

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Last Name:  WATSON  First Name:  MENELIK   Position:  OT Ht:  6’6     Wt:  320    STRENGTHS: Carries his weight well.  At 320lbs, player has a well-built frame.  Clearly works in the weight room. Shows the necessary athleticism to get to the 2nd level in the run game.  One of the fastest (linear speed) linemen in the 2013 Draft (on film). Adequate to plus strength for the […]

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Scouting the OGs: Kyle Long, Oregon

February 15, 2013

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Last Name:  LONG  First Name:  KYLE  Position:  OG Ht:  6’6     Wt:  304 STRENGTHS: Good pedigree.  Father (Howie) and Brother (Chris) both play(ed) in NFL at very high level. Intriguing physical makeup. Has potential to add bulk to his frame.  Looks like he could add another 15 lbs without hindering skillset. Room for growth (technique-wise).  Only two years experience playing offensive […]

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Scouting the OGs: Larry Warford, Kentucky

February 13, 2013

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Larry Warford joins Jonathan Cooper (UNC) and Chance Warmack (Alabama) to form one of the better trios of guards to enter the NFL in quite some time.  Rarely does an NFL Draft produce multiple first-round guards, but 2013 looks like it could be a possible exception to that rule.  While the 2012 Draft had two, […]

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Scouting the OTs: Dallas Thomas, Tennessee

February 11, 2013

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Last Name:  Thomas    First Name:  Dallas    Position:  OT Ht:  6’5     Wt:  310   STRENGTHS: Ideal frame for the position.  Plus length.  Well-built 310 lb lineman. Lots of experience vs. high level of competition.  37 consecutive starts in SEC.  25 at left tackle, 12 at left guard. Plays with good pad level and knee bend.  Showcases plus flexibility. Adequate strength for the […]

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Scouting the OTs: Oday Aboushi, Virginia

February 8, 2013

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Oday Aboushi is an experienced left tackle who has started the last 37 games at the position for the Virginia Cavaliers.  Standing at 6’5 and 310 lbs, Aboushi was considered a 4 star recruit and the 23rd best OT in the Country by Rivals.com following his senior year at Xaverian High School in Brooklyn, NY. […]

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Scouting the OGs: Chance Warmack, Alabama

February 6, 2013

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The talent at the top of the 2013 NFL Draft has been widely dissected and debated by NFL Draft analysts and scouts. And while a consensus opinion exists that this year’s Draft Class will offer some fantastic players early in round 1, many of the names being mentioned as possible top-10 picks present with warts […]

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Scouting the OTs: Luke Joeckel, Tex A&M

February 4, 2013

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Luke Joeckel, OT, Tex A&M  6’6, 310lbs Luke Joeckel Analysis Filed By: Bryan Perez, Director of College Scouting, FirstRoundGrade.com STRENGTHS: Prototype left tackle measureables.  Well-built, solid frame; not a sloppy 300 pounder.  Potential to get bigger w/o sacrificing athleticism. Great feet for the position.  Quick initial kick-step, slides and shuffles feet well while displaying good range […]

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Scouting the OTs: Eric Fisher, Central Michigan

February 1, 2013

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This scouting evaluation will focus on one of the premier players available in the the 2013 NFL Draft, Eric Fisher (LT, Central Michigan).  Fisher has quickly become a household name following his standout effort in Mobile during the week of practices at the Senior Bowl, but those of us in the scouting community have long […]

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Scouting the OTs: DJ Fluker, Alabama

January 30, 2013

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Three of the top 15 picks in the 2013 NFL Draft are likely to be offensive tackles (Luke Joeckel, Tex A&M; Eric Fisher, Central Mich; Lane Johnson, Oklahoma).  And while there may not be another offensive tackle picked in the top-32, there will be several starting quality players available at the position this April.  This […]

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