OT Rankings 2018 NFL Offensive Tackle Rankings Projected Rounds: 1. Mike McGlinchey, OT, Notre Dame: Top 5 Pick, 2. Chukwuma Okorafor, OT, Western Michigan: Round 1, 3. Orlando Brown, OT, Oklahoma: Round 1, 4. Archie Lewis, OT, Boise State: Round 2, 5. Brian O'Neill, OT, Pittsburgh: Round 2, 6. Jake Campos, OT, Iowa State: Round 2, 7. Tyrell Crosby, OT, Oregon: Round 2, 8. Martez Ivey, OT, Florida: Round 2, 9. Brandon Parker, OT, North Carolina AT&T: Round 3, 10. Jamarco Jones, OT, Ohio State: Round 3, 11. Austin Corbett, OT, Nevada: Round 3, 12. Damian Prince, OT, Maryland: Round 3, 13. Timon Parris, OT, Stony Brook: Round 4, 14. Casey Tucker, OT, Stanford: Round 4, 15. Martinas Rankin, OT, Mississippi State: Round 4, 16. Jamar McGloster, OT, Syracuse: Round 5, 17. Mitch Hyatt, OT, Clemson: Round 5, 18. K.J. Malone, OT, LSU: Round 6, 19. Cole Madison, OT, Washington State: Round 7, 20. Bentley Spain, OT, North Carolina: Round 7


2018 NFL Draft: Offensive Tackle Rankings





Chris Ransom follow @DraftUtopia Last Updated: November 11, 2017.



  1. Mike McGlinchey, OT, Notre Dame Projected Round Top 5 Pick

    2017 Season Recap The 6-8 312 lb Mike McGlinchey would have been the top offensive tackle drafted in 2017 if he declared for the 2017 NFL Draft. He was my favorite prospect heading into this season, but faces a lot tougher competition this upcoming season and that showed in 2017.


    McGlinchey struggled versus Georgia allowing the game-winning sack. He also struggled versus Bradley Chubb. McGlinchey abused Harold Landry in one-on-one battles with Landry when they occurred. McGlinchey had a strong performance versus USC pass rusher Porter Gustin as well.


    People will say McGlinchey is only OT1 because of the injuries to Trey Adams and Connor Williams. Williams doesn't maintain blocks like McGlinchey on tape and Adams has to stay healthy in 2018 since he's returning to school so McGlinchey is the best offensive tackle in this draft.


    Mike McGlinchey SWOT Report

    Strengths: Mike McGlinchey is a natural pass blocker. He did not have a single sack allowed in 2016 and only 1 quarterback hurry allowed all season. His run blocking and zone blocking is superb as well. Pass blocking strength, run blocking strength, pass blocking footwork, and run blocking footwork checks out. High football IQ. Starts at multiple positions on the offensive line with a full season at both left tackle and right tackle. Maintains blocks for 5-7 seconds which is what you want in an offensive lineman. Keeps his back straight. Shows proper knee bend. Has long arms and ideal arm length to translate to offensive tackle in the NFL.


    Extremely durable. Durability is not an issue. McGlinchey is the complete package as far as offensive tackles goes. Displays excellent leadership. Was a team captain in High School and at Notre Dame. Gets to the second level and can take on double teams. Knocked Harold Landry flat on the ground.


    Weaknesses: Struggles versus speed rushers. He's been exposed a couple of times versus Georgia, Miami FL, and North Carolina State in this department. Besides that there are no weaknesses to his game.


    Opportunities: New York Giants and New York Jets are two teams that could end up with McGlinchey. I see a top 3 selection at the very worst with Mike McGlinchey at this point. I think New York is a perfect landing spot for Mike McGlinchey. It really comes down to which team gets him.


    Threats: Mike McGlinchey got penalized 11 times in 2016. That's the concern with him and my only concern with him. As long as he cuts back on this in 2017 while maintaining blocks he's the complete package and could go on to become an All Time great. My pro player comp for Mike McGlinchey would be Joe Thomas of the Cleveland Browns as McGlinchey and Thomas have a ton of similar qualities plus they are both 312 lbs.


    Potential Grade: 97/99



    Before 2017

    Mike McGlinchey played tight end, left tackle, left guard, center, right guard, right tackle, 4-3 right end, 4-3 defensive tackle, and 4-3 left end in High School before committing to Notre Dame. Joe Thomas played tight end, left tackle, right tackle, 4-3 right end, 4-3 left end, kicker, and punter. McGlinchey has similar versatility that Joe Thomas had in High School before committing to Wisconsin.


    Mike McGlinchey redshirted in 2013. He started Notre Dame's bowl game at right tackle in 2014.


    In 2015, after Zack Martin left, McGlinchey took over at right tackle and started next to Ronnie Stanley who went sixth overall in the 2016 NFL Draft. McGlinchey moved to left tackle after Stanley left and allowed no sacks and 1 quarterback hurry in 2016. The only player that embarrassed McGlinchey in 27 career starts was Haason Reddick when Notre Dame faced Temple in 2015 who had 1 sack and 4 quarterback hurries on McGlinchey in that game. McGlinchey only surrendered that 1 sack and 4 of his five career quarterback hurries versus Reddick. He allowed no sacks and only 1 quarterback hurry in 2016 when moving to left tackle. That speaks volumes about how good McGlinchey is.




  2. Chukwuma Okorafor, OT, Western Michigan Projected Round 1st Round

    2017 Season Recap The 6-6 333 lb Chukwuma Okorafor is a lot more complete than scouts are making him out to be. I see a future first round pick that could protect Andy Dalaton's blindside in Cincinnati.


    Okorafor struggled on his first series versus Porter Gustin. He rebounded ever since and dominated the rest of the way in 2017. He kept Anthony Winbush in check when he led the nation in sacks earlier this season.


    Chukwuma Okorafor SWOT Report

    Strengths: Chukwuma Okorafor is a natural pass blocker. He only allowed 1 sack and 3 quarterback hurries all season in 2016 after making the move to left tackle. His run blocking and zone blocking is superb as well. Pass blocking strength, run blocking strength, pass blocking footwork, and run blocking footwork checks out. Opened things up for running back Jarvion Franklin. Had hardly any penalties in 2016. High football IQ. Extremely durable. Durability is not an issue.


    Starts at multiple positions on the offensive line with a full season at both left tackle and right tackle. Maintains blocks for 5-7 seconds which is what you want in an offensive lineman. Keeps his back straight. Shows proper knee bend. Gets to the second level and can take on double teams.


    Has long arms and ideal arm length to translate to offensive tackle in the NFL. Okorafor is the complete package as far as offensive tackles goes.


    Weaknesses: You'd like to see him keep his arms higher and react quicker when trying to punch a defender on blocks. Other than that, I don't see any weaknesses and a complete blue chip left tackle.


    Opportunities: Cincinnati needs a left tackle in the worst way possible. I'm almost 90 percent certain I'll give Cincinnati an F grade if they pass on this guy in the first round.


    Threats: I don't see any threats with Chukwuma Okorafor. In fact, I think he's a safer prospect than Mike McGlinchey with less upside. Both offensive tackles look like Pro Bowlers heading into 2017.


    Potential Grade: 95/99



    Before 2017

    Chukwuma Okorafor was born in Nigeria. He played soccer in Africa and originally wanted to be a kicker or punter in High School. He ended up converting to offensive tackle and committing to Western Michigan at 16-years-old.


    Chukwuma Okorafor started next to Willie Beavers at right tackle in 2015. He beat out Taylor Moton for the left tackle job following the departure of Willie Beavers in 2016 where he had some success versus Tarrell Basham and T.J. Watt so clearly Okorafor has superb tape.




  3. Orlando Brown, OT, Oklahoma Projected Round 1st Round

    2017 Season Recap The 6-8 345 lb Orlando Brown also known as Orlando Brown Jr., is the son Orlando "Zeus" Brown. Orlando Brown has dominated in his last two seasons at Oklahoma as the teams starting left tackle.


    Orlando Brown dominated against Sam Hubbard, Tyquan Lewis, and Nick Bosa once again. It didn't matter which pass rusher on Ohio State came his way. Brown kept them in check.


    Orlando Brown SWOT Report

    Strengths: Orlando Brown is a natural pass blocker. Extremely durable He only allowed 1 sacks and 4 quarterback hurries all season in 2016. His run blocking and zone blocking is superb as well. Displays outstanding pass blocking strength and run blocking strength. His pass blocking footwork is incredible for someone that is over 340 lbs. Opened things up for the running back tanem of Samaje Perine and Joe Mixon. Also protected Baker Mayfield in 2016. Had hardly any penalties in 2016. Is versatile enough to play left tackle or right tackle. High football IQ. Extremely durable. Durability is not an issue.


    Weaknesses: Orlando Brown is a pretty complete left tackle despite his massive size. Run blocking footwork is his only weakness on tape.


    Opportunities: Orlando Brown is a first round prospect. I'm not sure where he ends up though in the NFL.


    Threats: The only threat is will his foot speed translate to the NFL. I think Orlando Brown is a pretty complete left tackle for the most part though so I'm not concerned about him. If he can condition himself a little better he has Pro Bowl potential.


    Potential Grade: 94/99



    Before 2017

    Orlando Brown also known as Orlando Brown Jr. redshirted in 2014. He took over as Oklahoma's left tackle in 2015. Orlando Brown has two consecutive seasons with 13 starts at left tackle.




  4. Archie Lewis, OT, Boise State Projected Round 2nd Round

    2017 Season Recap The 6-3 300 lb Archie Lewis enters his senior season. He has not missed a game in two seasons. Lewis missed some time to begin the season though and that brought up durability concerns.


    Archie Lewis SWOT Report

    Strengths: Archie Lewis is a natural pass blocker. He only allowed 1 sack and 4 quarterback hurries all season in 2016 after making the move to left tackle. His run blocking and zone blocking is superb as well. Pass blocking strength, run blocking strength, pass blocking footwork, and run blocking footwork checks out. Opened things up for running back Jeremy McNichols and protected Brett Rypien in 2016. Had hardly any penalties in 2016. High football IQ. Extremely durable. Durability is not an issue.


    Capable of playing left tackle, left guard, center, right guard, or right tackle with his versatility. Keeps his back straight. Shows proper knee bend. Maintains blocks for 5-7 seconds. Gets to the second level and can take on double teams.


    Weaknesses: One year starter. Has an extremely limited frame. Lost left tackle job to a true freshman. Lewis still dominated at right tackle and showcased versatility to playing both sides of the offensive line and even got voted team captain in the middle of the season. Lewis may be a team captain on Boise State, but he also lost the left tackle job to a true freshman.


    Opportunities: Lewis played left tackle at Boise State until 2017. He moved to right tackle this season. He's probably a day 2 pick and could fall further if he doesn't get an invite to the 2018 Senior Bowl.


    Threats: His limited frame at 6-3 300 lbs may prevent him from playing left tackle in the NFL. He could still be a good right tackle or a guard if teams are not satisfied with his frame. Lewis will be 25-years-old when he is a rookie in the NFL. Lewis still has Pro Bowl potential as a right tackle or guard, but his ceiling to be a franchise left tackle isn't there.


    Potential Grade: 90/99



    Before 2017

    Archie Lewis was a backup left tackle to Rees Odhiambo until 2016. He hasn't suffered an injury at Boise State despite missing his first two seasons in High School due to injuries.




  5. Brian O'Neill, OT, Pittsburgh Projected Round 2nd Round

    2017 Season Recap The 6-6 290 lb Brian O'Neill played right tackle across from Adam Bisnowaty in 2016. He has one career start at left tackle under his belt though and is going to move back to left tackle in 2017 showing NFL scouts the versatility to play on both sides of the offensive line. Brian O'Neill is the top underclassmen at left tackle in the 2018 NFL Draft if he declares for the 2018 NFL Draft assuming Connor Williams goes back to school along with Trey Adams.


    Brian O'Neill SWOT Report

    Strengths: Brian O'Neill is a natural pass blocker. He only allowed 2 sacks and 6 quarterback hurries all season in 2016. His run blocking and zone blocking is superb as well. Displays outstanding pass blocking strength and run blocking strength. His pass blocking footwork and run blocking footwork is off the charts.


    Opened things up for running back James Conner and protected Nate Peterman in 2016. Had hardly any penalties in 2016. Is versatile enough to play left tackle or right tackle.


    Extremely durable. Durability is not an issue. Gets to the second level and can take on double teams.


    Weaknesses: Only 290 lbs. Still needs to fill out his frame. He's considered raw by some and you'd like to see him maintain blocks better. Other than these areas, he's pretty complete for the most part as an offensive tackle.


    Opportunities: The Denver Broncos, Los Angeles Chargers, Oakland Raiders, and Indianapolis Colts would all be great fits for Brian O'Neill.


    Threats: I don't see any threats with Brian O'Neill. He's a pretty safe prospect in my mind.


    Potential Grade: 90/99



    Before 2017

    Brian O'Neill redshirted in 2014. He was a starting right tackle for Pittsburgh in 2015 and 2016 with 1 start at left tackle when Adam Bisnowaty was injured. The junior redshirt is making the move to left tackle in 2017. If he does well there, it opens things up for his draft stock.




  6. Jake Campos, OT, Iowa State Projected Round 2nd Round

    2017 Season Recap The 6-8 300 lb Jake Campos is versatile enough to play on either side of the offensive line. Got voted team captain for Iowa State in 2017.


    Jake Campos only gave up one sack this season. That sack was to Ogbonnia Okoronkwo in Iowa State's win versus Oklahoma.


    Jake Campos SWOT Report

    Strengths: Jake Campos is a natural pass blocker. His run blocking and zone blocking is superb as well. Displays outstanding pass blocking strength and run blocking strength. His pass blocking footwork and run blocking footwork is effective as well. Did football and track in High School. Carried a 4.0 GPA in High School and at Iowa State. Got voted team captain with Lazard in 2017.


    Weaknesses: Has a tendency to look down at times. Sometimes his eyes are looking down instead of looking directly at the defender. That kind of inconsistency allows defenders off the edge to beat him on some plays.


    Opportunities: If a team that needs a left tackle is looking for someone in the mid to late second round then this may be the guy.


    Threats: Jake Campos missed the entire 2016 with a season ending injury. Durability becomes a threat if Campos gets injured again.


    Potential Grade: 89/99



    Before 2017

    Jake Campos redshirted in 2013. He was a starting right tackle for Iowa State in 2014, but moved to left tackle after that. Dominated as a left tackle in 2015 really emerging as a run blocker. Missed the 2016 season due to season ending leg injury in fall camp.




  7. Tyrell Crosby, OT, Oregon Projected Round 2nd Round

    2017 Season Recap The 6-5 310 lb Tyrell Crosby has the versatility to play left tackle and right tackle. He enters Oregon's senior season as one of the top offensive tackles in the country.


    Tyrell Crosby has corrected his issues with footwork. He is dominating as both a pass blocker for Justin Herbert and a run blocker for Royce Freeman. Even with those two injured, Crosby is still playing at a high level keeping Oregon in ball games. Crosby has received an invite to the 2018 Senior Bowl in Mobile, Alabama.


    Tyrell Crosby SWOT Report

    Strengths: Arguably the most physical offensive tackle in this class when healthy. Has experience at both left tackle and right tackle. Has the pass blocking, run blocking, and zone blocking you look for. Displayed superb pass blocking strength and run blocking strength at the right tackle position. Did very well versus both Demarcus Walker and Joey Bosa during the first College Football playoff in 2015 when Ohio State defeated Oregon to win it all. Gets to the second level.


    Weaknesses: Struggled with pass blocking and run blocking footwork in 2016. Did not maintain blocks well in his one start at left tackle versus Virginia. Crosby corrected his footwork in 2017, but still struggles with double teams.


    Opportunities: I am not sure where Tyrell Crosby goes. I have a second round grade on Crosby. I was initially going to give him a seventh round grade, but he wowed me on tape at right tackle so I moved him up three rounds to the fourth round. He's played so well in 2017 that he's convinced me to move him up another two rounds.


    Threats: Durability will become a threat with Tyrell Crosby if he misses any time with injuries in 2017. At the same time you are looking at a swing offensive tackle in the NFL until he fixes some areas of his game. I'm more comfortable with Crosby as a starter after seeing him correct his footwork.


    Potential Grade: 87/99



    Before 2017

    Tyrell Crosby dominated as a true freshman when Jake Fisher was injured in 2015. He did well at right tackle in 2016 too. His season ending injury against Nebraska at left tackle really limited what Oregon did. He has Justin Herbert returning at quarterback after a promising freshman season along with Royce Freeman at running back plus he's playing left tackle. If Oregon has a huge season and Crosby stays healthy, look out since he's the one day 3 pick outside of the LSU offensive tackles that could surge into day 2 territory.




  8. Martez Ivey, OT, Florida Projected Round 2nd Round

    2017 Season Recap The 6-5 315 lb left tackle played left guard the last two seasons after being a highly recruited five star recruit at left tackle in High School. He actually played left tackle, left guard, center, right guard, and right tackle in High School. His main position then was left tackle though and now we get to see *vey play his main position at Florida.


    Martez Ivey struggled at left tackle versus Michigan. He's gotten better at left tackle as the season progressed. He's versatile enough to play all five positions on the offensive line. He doesn't look like a left tackle on tape so that limits Ivey to either right tackle or guard despite his brilliant athleticism.


    Martez Ivey SWOT Report

    Strengths: Martez Ivey is an effective pass blocker. His run blocking and zone blocking is superb as well. The pass blocking and run blocking strength that Ivey displays checks out as he can maintain blocks for 5-7 seconds. His pass blocking footwork and run blocking footwork is good. Extremely durable. High football IQ. Gets to the second level.


    Weaknesses: Was a natural left tackle in High School. His strength for a right tackle is good and strength for a guard is great. The thing with Ivey is he lacks the strength and footwork to be an NFL left tackle despite having the versatility to play all five spots on the offensive line. Has trouble getting hands on defenders at the left tackle position.


    Opportunities: I have a second round grade on Martez Ivey. Jacksonville would be a good fit if they drafted him as a left guard next to a veteran like Cam Robinson.


    Threats: Ivey moved to left tackle the position he played in High School. His arms are short. He's probably a guard in the NFL with a right tackle ceiling at best. If you want Ivey as a left tackle you need to be prepared to coach and develop him without expecting an immediate impact.


    Potential Grade: 86/99



    Before 2017

    Martez Ivey was a five star recruit in the class of 2015 just like Mitch Hyatt. Ivey played left guard for two years at Florida. He's finally making the move to left tackle in 2017 after doing well at left guard in 2015 and 2016.




  9. Brandon Parker, OT, North Carolina AT&T Projected Round 3rd Round

    2017 Season Recap The 6-7 309 lb Brandon Parker is a four year starter at North Carolina AT&T. Parker was brilliant on tape in North Carolina AT&T's season opener which was a road game at Kent State even after the loss of Tarik Cohen. Parker helped an FCS team beat an FBS team. That brilliant play led to Parker getting an invite in the 2018 Senior Bowl. North Carolina AT&T is 10-1 this season heading into their regular season finale with the only loss being a road game to Tulsa.


    Brandon Parker SWOT Report

    Strengths: Has the pass blocking, run blocking, and zone blocking you look for. Displayed superb pass blocking strength and run blocking strength at the left tackle position. Dominated as a pass blocker and run blocker. Has the pass blocking footwork that you want in an offensive tackle.


    Weaknesses: Brandon Parker has the strength from a technique standpoint. He can only bench press 20 reps at 225 lbs. He's not going to wow you as a workout warrior and that may hurt his draft grade with him being an FCS prospect.


    Opportunities: I am not sure where Brandon Parker goes. I have a third round grade on Parker because I was so impressed with his tape. Parker could move into the second round with a huge week in Mobile. He could also drop to day 3 with a poor week in Mobile. Parker is one of the more intriguing prospects right now and how he does during the Senior Bowl week will ultimately determine where he goes.


    Threats: There are no threats with Brandon Parker. I just haven't seen Parker face a quality opponent yet. He'll get the chance to face pass rushers in Mobile at the 2018 Senior Bowl.


    Potential Grade: 85/99



    Before 2017

    North Carolina AT&T got a blue chip left tackle at the FCS level. This guy improved pass protection for North Carolina AT&T and paved the way for Tarik Cohen. Sure Cohen has been a nice change of pace back, but Parker paved the way for him and looks like a potential NFL starter.




  10. Jamarco Jones, OT, Ohio State Projected Round 3rd Round

    2017 Season Recap The 6-5 310 lb Jamarco Jones has one year of starting experience. He took over for Taylor Decker in 2016.


    Jamarco Jones has shown flashes of brilliance at times. Like Martez Ivey or Jake Campos he will miss assignments at times. I've watched Jones versus Indiana, Oklahoma, Maryland, Penn State, and Michigan State. Jones did an awesome job with center Billy Price paving the way for Mike Weber at running back. Jones dominated versus Michigan State today.


    Jamarco Jones SWOT Report

    Strengths: Jamarco Jones is an effective pass blocker. His run blocking and zone blocking is superb as well. The pass blocking and run blocking strength that Jones displays checks out as he can maintain blocks for 5-7 seconds. His pass blocking footwork and run blocking footwork is good. High football IQ.


    Held his own versus Taco Charlton. Won and lost some battles versus T.J. Watt. Has experience as a sixth man where he would come in as a rotational left tackle, left guard, center, right guard, or right tackle. The versatility to play all five spots on the offensive line is there with Jamarco Jones. Gets to the second level.


    Weaknesses: Jamarco Jones misses assignments at times. He showed this on tape versus Wisconsin. He also got manhandeled by Clellin Ferrell out of Clemson in the 2017 College Football Playoff. One year starter. Struggles with double teams.


    Opportunities: I have a third round grade on Jamarco Jones. I'm not sure where he goes, but he's versatile enough to play anywhere on the offensive line.


    Threats: There are no threats with Jamarco Jones. He's a safe prospect, but there is limited upside. He's solid enough to start though.


    Potential Grade: 85/99



    Before 2017

    Jamarco Jones became a full-time starter in 2016. He took over for Taylor Decker at left tackle and did well in his first year as a starter.




  11. Austin Corbett, OT, Nevada Projected Round 3rd Round

    2017 Season Recap The 6-4 305 lb Austin Corbett has the versatility to play left tackle, left guard, right guard, or right tackle on the offensive line. He has the tools to be a future starter if he fills out his frame. Nevada is 1-8 this season, but Corbett is the undisputed leader of a Nevada offense that has averaged 26 points per game.


    Nevada had two games where they scored 42 points due to Corbett's blocking and they lost both of those games due to lousy defense. Nevada switched to more of an air raid offense and this allowed Corbett to improve his pass blocking tremendously.


    Corbett got an invite to the 2018 Senior Bowl. Expect Corbett to be in Mobile for the 2018 Senior Bowl.


    Austin Corbett SWOT Report

    Strengths: Excellent run blocker. Has the run blocking, run blocking strength, and run blocking footwork to thrive in a run blocking scheme at the next level. He's great with pass blocking, pass blocking strength, and pass blocking footwork as well. He's a good zone blocker. Corbett's strength is run blocking though with pass blocking as a secondary feature to his game at the offensive tackle position. Plays both left tackle and right tackle so versatility is not an issue.


    Weaknesses: Would like to see him improve his knee bend. Other than that, I really don't see a weakness in his game.


    Opportunities: I am not sure where Austin Corbett goes. I had an undrafted round grade on Corbett back in the preseason. Tony Mario told me he was a third round prospect so I watched his tape and realized he was right. Maybe I made a mistake, but the bottom line is I didn't make the same error twice when evaluating Corbett. My other friend Thomas Coburn who is now a regular on our podcast is also high on Corbett. Corbett has excellent tape and I feel ashamed for waiting so long to recognize his talent and passion for the game.


    Threats: There are no threats with Corbett. The only thing that could hurt his stock is a poor week in Mobile which could drop him to day 3. Regardless he will get drafted in the 2018 NFL Draft. If scouts aren't happy with his size he may kick inside to guard. He's versatile enough to play either side of the offensive line at offensive tackle or guard which is why I believe there are no threats with Corbett.


    Potential Grade: 85/99



    Before 2017

    Austin Corbett was a four sport athlete in High School. He played football, basketball, track, and wrestling in High School. Corbett started on both sides of the offensive line at Nevada and is a four year starter with Nevada. Carries a 3.7 GPA and got married in the Summer of 2017 so he's extremely humble and disciplined.




  12. Damian Prince, OT, Maryland Projected Round 3rd Round

    2017 Season Recap The 6-2 315 lb Damian Prince is the starting right tackle for Maryland. He's the top underclassmen at the right tackle position if he declares for the 2018 NFL Draft assuming Adams and Williams both go back.


    Damian Prince SWOT Report

    Strengths: Damian Prince is a great run blocker with the run blocking strength and run blocking footwork. Is versatile enough to play right tackle or right guard. Can pass block when he gets his hands on defenders.


    Weaknesses: Doesn't always get his hands on defenders in passing situations. Has the pass blocking strength of a guard instead of an offensive tackle. Pass blocking footwork is an issue. Looks down when blocking sometimes.


    Opportunities: I have a third round grade on Damian Prince. I'm not sure if he gets drafted as a right tackle or a right guard if he declares for the 2018 NFL Draft..


    Threats: His limited frame may kick him inside to guard. He's a solid right tackle who can also play right guard.


    Potential Grade: 85/99



    Before 2017

    Damian Prince started 13 games at right tackle last season. He did a great job paving the way for Ty Johnson.




  13. Timon Parris, OT, Stony Brook Projected Round 4th Round

    2017 Season Recap The 6-5 320 lb Timon Parris has great size. There were some issues with his tape heading into 2017 even though scouts were high on him.


    Parris took 76 snaps in a 24-20 loss to Delaware. He opened up the lanes for 135 rushing yards and did not give up any sacks. He appeared to correct his issues in pass protection. He also got injured earlier in the year and missed the rest of the season after he broke his fibula against Richmond.


    Timon Parris got an invite to the 2018 Senior Bowl in Mobile despite his broken fibula. I'm curious to see how he does in Mobile because it could be a huge opportunity for him to boost his stock and establish himself as a quality starter.


    Timon Parris SWOT Report

    Strengths: Extremely durable with excellent size. Natural zone blocker with pass blocking and run blocking footwork. Possesses run blocking and run blocking strength. He's corrected his issues in pass protection that he had heading into the season. I still want to see more in Mobile before I call this a strength, but that's a huge sign of progress with Parris though.


    Weaknesses: He may have to move to right tackle or guard, but he played those positions in High School. Struggles with double teams. Needs to become more consistent with getting to the second level.


    Opportunities: I am not sure where Timon Parris goes. I had a fifth round grade on Parris heading into the season. There were scouts that had a second round grade on Parris and I've seen him as low as the sixth round thanks to his fractured fibular in 2017. His draft stock is all over the place which is why I'll give him a fourth round grade after having a fifth round grade on him in the preseason.


    Threats: Parris needs to recover from the fractured fibula he suffered in 2017. We'll see if he can do that when he goes to Mobile for the 2018 Senior Bowl. At the same time you are looking at a career backup for depth although I'm intrigued by the idea of using him as a swing offensive tackle as that third offensive tackle on your teams depth chart.


    Potential Grade: 84/99



    Before 2017

    Timon Parris played offensive tackle, guard, and defensive tackle in High School. He ended up going to Stony Brook where he converted to left tackle. Parris has three consecutive seasons with 10 or more starts at left tackle for Stony Brook. He practiced against Victor Ochi, a 2016 NFL Draft prospect that was a pass rusher during his first two seasons at Stony Brook.




  14. Casey Tucker, OT, Stanford Projected Round 4th Round

    2017 Season Recap The 6-6 300 lb Casey Tucker enters his senior season at Stanford. He was mainly a right tackle, but he enters his senior season at Stanford.


    Casey Tucker still has issues with pass blocking strength and pass blocking footwork. He still does everything else well, but he hasn't corrected his weakness yet.


    Casey Tucker SWOT Report

    Strengths: Casey Tucker is an effective pass blocker. His run blocking and zone blocking is superb as well. Run blocking strength and run blocking footwork is there. Can play left tackle or right tackle, but has more experience at right tackle.


    Weaknesses: Casey Tucker needs to maintain blocks longer. Struggled at left tackle. You want to see Tucker show more pass blocking strength and pass blocking footwork. Needs to get better at getting to the second level and taking on double teams.


    Opportunities: I had a fifth round grade on Casey Tucker heading into the season. Tucker now has a fourth round grade after seeing him open things up for Bryce Love at right tackle this season.


    Threats: Casey Tucker has durability concerns. He hasn't missed a full season. On the flip side he's only played one full season at Stanford and that was in 2015. He's a good rotational right tackle for depth.


    Potential Grade: 80/99



    Before 2017

    Casey Tucker played right tackle for all 14 games in 2015. Casey Tucker started the first two games at left tackle. He struggled there and moved back to right tackle for 6 games before a season ending injury.




  15. Martinas Rankin, OT, Mississippi State Projected Round 4th Round

    2017 Season Recap The 6-5 302 lb Martinas Rankin enters his second year as a starter. There are some things he needs to work on. Rankin is a left tackle, but he did take reps at center during the Spring before moving back to left tackle.


    Martinas Rankin gave up a quarterback hurry to Arden Key. He kept Key in check the rest of the game. Has the versatility to play left tackle, left guard, center, right guard, and right tackle. Rankin is a plug in play player who is more versatile than I realized.


    Martinas Rankin SWOT Report

    Strengths: Pass blocking and pass blocking strength is there when facing inferior competition. Mississippi State called him their best offensive lineman despite being a one-year starter.


    Weaknesses: Terrible run blocker and zone blocker. Run blocking strength needs to improve. Pass blocking and run blocking footwork needs to improve. On one play he showed no footwork versus Tim Williams. One year starter at Mississippi State. Doesn't get to the second level and struggles on double teams.


    Opportunities: I am not sure where Martinas Rankin goes. I had a fifth round grade on Rankin in the preseason, but some scouts had a first round grade on him heading into the year. I moved him up to a fourth round grade and other scouts moved him down to a second round prospect. He could honestly go anywhere between the second and fourth round even though I see a solid backup who can play any of the five positions on the offensive line.


    Threats: He's a left tackle with arm length of a guard. There are no other threats with Rankin. At the same time you are looking at a backup left tackle who could be a solid swing tackle unless Rankin can fix a good majority of his issues this season.


    Potential Grade: 80/99



    Before 2017

    Martinas Rankin had 10 starts at left tackle in 2016. He came in after Mississippi State's third game to start 10 games at left tackle.




  16. Jamar McGloster, OT, Syracuse Projected Round 5th Round

    2017 Season Recap The 6-7 309 lb Jamar McGloster is a two year starter at right tackle. He's one of the better pass blockers in this draft. He kept Austin Bryant in check in Syracuse's upset win over Clemson.


    Jamar McGloster SWOT Report

    Strengths: Jamar McGloster has the pass blocking, pass blocking strength, pass blocking footwork you wish your right tackle would have. He will thrive in a short passing attack west coast offense. That's the only type of team he would succeed on.


    Weaknesses: Run blocking, run blocking strength, and run blocking footwork are things you'd like to see McGloster correct. Terrible zone blocker as well. Some believe he's a two down offensive tackle making him a swing tackle at best.


    Opportunities: I had a fourth round grade on Jamar McGloster. Tony told me that's too high so I moved him down to the fifth round even though his pass protection versus Clemson impressed me at the right tackle position.


    Threats: Jamar McGloster is a right tackle only. That's the only position that comes natural for him. Right tackles are supposed to be great run blockers and that's an issue with McGloster.


    Potential Grade: 80/99



    Before 2017

    Jamar McGloster is a one year starter at right tackle. He needs more evaluation in 2017 to determine if he's woth a late round pick or not.




  17. Mitch Hyatt, OT, Clemson Projected Round 5th Round

    2017 Season Recap The 6-5 295 lb Mitch Hyatt is a two-year starter at left tackle for the Clemson Tigers heading into 2017 without Deshaun Watson. Hyatt has excellent footwork and could get drafted in the late first to early second round if he delivers without Watson on tape.


    I hated Hyatt heading into this season cause he gave up so many quarterback hurries on tape in the 7 games I watched on him in 2016. He's been worse without Watson. Bradley Chubb was someone Hyatt had success with in 2016. Chubb exposed Hyatt though and got his revenge in 2017. Hyatt did so bad versus Florida State that Dabo Sweeney took him out at left tackle. Safe to say Hyatt is a backup left tackle unless he returns to school and improves his game. At this point he may as well declare with Sweeney removing him from the left tackle position.


    Mitch Hyatt SWOT Report

    Strengths: Mitch Hyatt is a natural pass blocker. He only allowed 0 sacks and 1 quarterback hurries all season in 2016. His run blocking and zone blocking is superb as well. His pass blocking footwork and run blocking footwork is off the charts. You can argue Adams has better footwork and foot speed than any offensive tackle in this class outside of Trey Adams.


    Extremely durable. Durability is not an issue. Opened things up for running back Wayne Gallman and protected Deshaun Watson in 2016. Had hardly any penalties in 2016. Did well versus Bradley Chubb who is a first round prospect.


    Weaknesses: Pass blocking strength and run blocking strength are a huge issue with Mitch Hyatt. Hyatt is a pure left tackle and there is no versatility for him to move to another position if he does terrible at left tackle in the NFL. I watched 7 games of Mitch Hyatt on tape. He struggled against Alabama, Boston College, Florida State, Louisville, and Ohio State. He may have only allowed 1 quarterback hurry statistically, but he got beat by opposing defensive ends and outside linebackers off the edge quite a bit in 2016 even if the statistics don't indicate that. Struggles with double teams and getting to the second level.


    NFL teams may value foot speed over anything else when it comes to offensive tackles, but I value a player that maintains blocks for a long period of time. I don't see that with Hyatt since he can only maintain blocks for 1-3 seconds. Watson wasn't the best decision maker and had questions with accuracy, but his quick release kept Hyatt from giving up a lot of sacks. NFL scouts confirmed this with Hyatt's horrible play without Deshaun Watson in 2017.


    Opportunities: Mitch Hyatt is a pure left tackle. I had a late second round grade on Hyatt at the beginning of the season when most had a first round grade on him. Most scouts have moved him down to the fourth round, so I'll do one better by moving him down to the fifth round.


    Threats: Gets penalized a lot. Got called for multiple false start penalties in the 2016 ACC Championship game.


    Potential Grade: 78/99



    Before 2017

    Mitch Hyatt was the number one ranked offensive tackle in the class of 2015. He dominated in 2015 with only 1 sack allowed and 1 quarterback hurry. He did even better in 2016 with 0 sacks allowed and 1 quarterback hurry. He got beat by opposing defenders in a lot of games and had trouble maintaining blocks.




  18. K.J. Malone, OT, LSU Projected Round 6th Round

    2017 Season Recap The 6-4 321 lb K.J. Malone did not start until 2016. Malone started 12 games at left tackle.


    K.J. Malone did an awesome job for Derrius Guice and Danny Etling at the beginning of the year. Did okay in a losses to Mississippi State and Troy. Guice was inactive for the Troy game and Malone wasn't the same player without Guice. Injured his left knee versus Auburn and hasn't played this year since.


    K.J. Malone SWOT Report

    Strengths: K.J. Malone is an effective pass blocker. His run blocking and zone blocking is superb as well. The pass blocking and run blocking strength that Malone displays checks out as he can maintain blocks for 5-7 seconds. His pass blocking footwork and run blocking footwork was good in 2016. High football IQ. Gets to the second level and can take on double teams.


    The versatility to play all five spots on the offensive line is there with K.J. Malone. K.J. Malone did well versus Myles Garrett in 2016.


    Weaknesses: K.J. Malone is a one-year starter. He began the 2017 season healthy, before a left knee injury. Looked lost without Guice in the backfield after Leonard Fournette left.


    Opportunities: I had a fourth round grade on K.J. Malone believing he could be a borderline starter at the beginning of the year. Malone is now a sixth round prospect.


    Threats: The knee injury with K.J. Malone concerns me. LSU is lost without Guice when he's injured, and their passing game is stagnant without Malone.


    Potential Grade: 78/99



    Before 2017

    K.J. Malone started 12 games in 2016. He did well in his first year as a starter.




  19. Cole Madison, OT, Washington State Projected Round 7th Round

    2017 Season Recap The 6-5 314 lb right tackle is a two year starter at Washington State. He won All PAC 12 honors each of the last two seasons.


    Cole Madison gave up 4 sacks in Washington State's loss to California where Luke Falk threw five picks. Madison gave Falk a clean pocket on four of those picks so that makes you want to question Falk's decision making. Madison is the most consistent player according to Mike Leach in terms of pass protection. I agree with that assessment, but I'd also like to point out though that Cody O'Connell is a mammoth and a far superior run blocker at the left guard position for Washington State.


    Cole Madison SWOT Report

    Strengths: Cole Madison is an effective pass blocker. His pass blocking strength was there in 2016. Maintains blocks for 5-7 seconds. Extremely durable. Durability is not an issue. Gets to the second level.


    Weaknesses: Inconsistent pass blocking footwork. He has plays where he uses his footwork to buy Falk time in the pocket on plays. His pass blocking stength is inconsistent as well. Run blocking, run blocking strength, run blocking footwork, and zone blocking. Struggles with double teams.


    Opportunities: I have a second round grade on Cole Madison at the beginning of the year, but moved him down to the seventh round because he's a pure right tackle who needs to get stronger despite being 314 lbs. Having terrible footwork also hurts him. He is a pure right tackle so that may limit where he can play in the NFL.


    Threats: I didn't see any threats with Cole Madison in 2016. He's a pretty safe prospect for a pass blocking team. Madison could be a big gamble for a run blocking team though. You also have to look at the fact that he's regressed some this season.


    Potential Grade: 76/99



    Before 2017

    Cole Madison became Washington State's right tackle in 2015 as a sophomore redshirt. He retained that role in 2016 and enters 2017 as the starting right tackle. He's probably the best pure right tackle in this class.




  20. Bentley Spain, OT, North Carolina Projected Round 7th Round

    2017 Season Recap The 6-6 310 lb Bentley Spain beat out Jon Heck to win the left tackle job in 2015. Spain has started at left tackle for two seasons now. He's heading into his senior season in 2017.


    Bentley Spain SWOT Report

    Strengths: Extremely durable. Has ideal size. Pancakes defenders at times. Led North Carolina's offensive line in pancake blocks. Gets to the second level. Coaches love his work ethic.


    Weaknesses: Terrible pass blocker, run blocker, and zone blocker. Lacks pass blocking and run blocking strength to maintain blocks. Shows poor footwork on both passing and running plays. Easily the worst offensive tackle I saw out of the 20 I watched on tape. Spain missing his assignments is one reason why Trubisky threw on the run as much as he did last season. Struggles with double teams since he had problems in one-on-one situations against pass rushers off the edge.


    Opportunities: I am not sure where Bentley Spain goes. I have a seventh round grade on Spain heading into the season.


    Threats: There are no threats with Bentley Spain. At the same time you are looking at a backup left tackle that is going to be fighting to make a 53 man roster.


    Potential Grade: 71/99



    Before 2017

    Bentley Spain started at left tackle in 2015 by beating out Jon Heck for the starting job. He also started at left tackle in 2016 where he was Mitchell Trubisky's blindside.







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