Scouting the OTs: Menelik Watson, Florida St.

February 19, 2013

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 position.  Can lock onto defender and drive the bus (when applying proper technique). Virtually stonewalls…


Scouting the OGs: Kyle Long, Oregon

February 15, 2013

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 line (one year on major college level).  Enticing for NFL coaching staff. Runs well for…


Scouting the OTs: Dallas Thomas, Tennessee

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February 11, 2013

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 position. Adequate athletic ability for the position.  Displays competent footwork.  Coordinated when sliding and shuffling…