Heh, well, Since I'm a proud alum of the University of New Mexico, I am going to try my hardest to find a player of need from the home of the Lobos. This year, it's an OT that projects to be an OG. This guy can be had late, and since OL is a need, and we have 5,000 picks in the 6th and 7th rounds, Say hi to Byron:
Originally posted by 5280High: I'd take him in the 6th or 7th, but does he have the footwork to convert to RG?
I'm not sure I can provide a completely educated answer to that. Perhaps OTC, MD, et al. can view the posted film and predict that better than I can.
My answer is yes, absolutely. He went from RT to LT and pulled quite a bit. I can't imagine RG requiring more footwork ability than LT, but again, I'm not an expert.
Sometimes he looks pretty slow but other times he looks to get his feet in good position pretty fast, Im a little undecided. The only reason I wouldn't think we consider him is if he fits the mold of lineman Jim wants.
Sing would definitely consider him cause of the size, but are we going to start trending towards longer, leaner, more athletic lineman? Our only questions are at RG and Center (debatable, Im high on Baas), so do we continue with the road grader mentality or maybe get a lighter more athletic RG for more flexibility. Lineman now are huge and athletic, but 345 could be pushing it...
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