Offensive Guards

Auburn v Arkansas

By Oliver Connolly, Editor-In-Chief

What we’re looking for/grading

Production – The players collegiate production relative to competition

Athleticism – The blend of height-weight-speed. Informed largely by combine numbers and pro days.

Pass Protection – A player’s ability to protect the quarterback on passing downs. How the player moves, deal with speed, power, speed-to-power moves and ability to mirror.

Run Blocking – A player’s run blocking ability. Does he angle block or zone block? Can he block inline? Can he drive and steer, play with balance and get to the second level?

Awareness – The ability to play isolated in space, one-on-one and handle stunts, twists and blitzes from different angles.

Grade Scale:

1 – Poor

2 – Below Average

3 – Average

4 – Above Average

5 – Elite

Positional Averages:

Pos. Height Weight. Arm Hand Bench 10 20 40 VJ BJ SS LS 3 Cone
OG 6-4 316 33 3/8 10 25 1.82 3.02 5.22 26.9 8-4 4.77 7.90

Name

School

HT-WT

Production

Athleticism

Pass Protection

Run Blocking

Awareness

Pat Elflein

Ohio State

6-3, 300

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Joshua Garnett

Stanford

6-5, 321

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Denver Kirkland

Arkansas

6-5, 340

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Greg Pyke

Georgia

6-6, 313

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Landon Turner

North carolina

6-4, 325

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Vadal Alexander

LSU

6-6, 329

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Cody Whitehair

KansasState

6-4, 305

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Sebastian Tretola

Arkansas

6-5, 334

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Christian Westerman

ASU

6-4, 300

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Joe Thuney

NCState

6-5, 295

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