2019 NFL Draft Prospects: Offensive Tackles



By Charlie Campbell.
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The top 2019 Offensive Tackle prospects available for the 2019 NFL Draft. * - denotes 2020 prospect. ** - denotes 2021 prospect.

This page was last updated April 24, 2019. Follow Walter @walterfootball for updates.
2021 NFL Draft Position Rankings:
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2022 NFL Draft Position Rankings:
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2023 NFL Draft Position Rankings:
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  1. Jawaan Taylor*, OT, Florida
    Height: 6-5. Weight: 312. Arm: 35.13. Hand: 10.00.
    Projected 40 Time: 5.35.
    Bench: 24.
    Projected Round (2019): Top-16.

    4/24/19: Taylor is the consensus top offensive line prospect for the 2019 NFL Draft and teams picking in the top 10 have him in the running to be their selection. Sources say that Taylor interviewed all right at the combine, but also illustrated that he is raw and has things to learn. Teams view him as being a great fit at right tackle with the skill set to play left tackle in the NFL.

    Taylor was excellent for the Gators in 2018. He was steady in pass protection and tough as a run blocker. In speaking to team sources after the end of the regular season, multiple teams said they had Taylor as the top offensive line prospect for the 2019 NFL Draft. They felt that Taylor would be the first blocker drafted and could go high in the first round. Some team sources weren't quite as high on Taylor and wanted him to be a bit more consistent, but even they believed he could be a high first-rounder.

    Team sources love Taylor's combination of size, movement skills, and strength. Here's what one national scout texted me during the fall about Taylor, "I bet you Jawaan Taylor is the first tackle to go in the draft if he comes out. I haven't seen him hardly anywhere from the experts, haha."

    8/28/18: Taylor played right tackle for the Gators last year and has impressed some team evaluators. "Taylor at Florida is very talented with size, movement skills, and strength," said one scout. "His stock could boom with a strong season. He needs to be more consistent though." In the final two games of the 2017 season, Taylor started at left tackle for Florida. If he can't play on the blind side, he could be a guard or right tackle in the NFL.




  2. Andre Dillard, OT, Washington State
    Height: 6-4. Weight: 315. Arm: 34.00. Hand: 9.63.
    40 Time: 4.96. 10-Yd: 1.69. Three Cone: 7.44.
    Bench: 24. Vertical: 29. Broad: 9-10.
    Projected Round (2019): Top-20.

    4/24/19: Dillard is considered the best pass blocker in the 2019 NFL Draft and is a true left tackle. Thus, he will probably get selected as a top-16 choice.

    On the edge, Dillard is a good athlete with quick feet to get depth in his drop. He is adept at heading off speed rushers and keeping them from getting turned to the quarterback. Dillard plays with good leverage, as he is a knee bender and does not bend at the waist. There are occasional plays when Dillard allows rushers to get speed upfield, but he demonstrates nice recoverability to push the rushers deep and around the pocket to protect his tackle.

    In the ground game, Dillard is neither a bull who will knock defensive linemen off the ball, nor a force at the point of attack who will push a defensive end out of his gap. However, he is quick to engage defenders and shows some ability to latch onto them to sustain his block with some manipulation of them. For the NFL, Dillard should get stronger to become a more balanced blocker. He has no power and no anchor, so he needs development of his body. Additionally, his college system had him playing in wide splits that can't be run in the NFL.

    With Dillard's quickness and athleticism, he could be a starting left tackle at the next level. He probably won't ever be a forceful run blocker, but the NFL is a passing-driven league, so he does not have to be a bull in the ground game to serve as a valuable starter.

    Dillard played well for the Cougars in 2018, putting together a solid senior year. Over the past few seasons, he did a good job of protecting his quarterbacks' blind sides.

    8/28/18: According to NFL teams' preseason data provided by team sources, Dillard checks in at 6-foot-5, 306 pounds. He is said to run a fast 40 at 5.10 seconds. His arms measure at 34 inches, his hands at 9.5 inches, and his wing span at 81.25 inches.

    Dillard is a player who created some positive buzz in the scouting community during the 2017 season. Sources say Dillard has some quickness and athletic ability to go with NFL size. He is fast to get out of his stance, plus has the ability to hit blocks on the second level. His quick feet and agility have impressed team sources for an NFL-sized blocker. Some team sources feel Dillard has left tackle potential for the NFL and felt better about him more than other highly touted tackle prospects like Washington's Trey Adams and Texas' Connor Williams. With his quality play protecting the blind side of Luke Falk, Dillard has turned himself into a player to watch for the 2019 NFL Draft.


  3. Cody Ford*, OT/G, Oklahoma
    Height: 6-3. Weight: 329. Arm: 34.00. Hand: 9.75.
    40 Time: 5.21. 10-Yd: 1.81. Three Cone: 8.27.
    Bench: 19. Vertical: 28.5. Broad: 8-8.
    Projected Round (2019): 1.

    4/24/19: Throughout the draft process, Ford has continued to rise, and teams in the top 20 have him in the running for their pick. Sources say that Ford really interviewed well at the combine. Teams really like his flexibility and rare athleticism. Ford was the starting right tackle for the Sooners, but some sources say that he also could be a good a guard in the NFL. Others think that Ford could stay on the edge, and some think a team could get away with him at left tackle. Some sources have compared Ford to Pro Bowler Duane Brown.

    Ford is thick blocker with good bulk for the next level. Scouts who were through Oklahoma say that Ford is an outstanding athlete for his size. He is very quick and shockingly light on his feet for such a big blocker. Ford is a well-balanced blocker who is reliable to protect the quarterback and contribute to opening holes in the ground game.

    Ford earned a starting spot in 2016 before a broken leg ended his season early. He played banged up in 2017, but was an effective blocker for Baker Mayfield and Rodney Anderson during the Sooners' run to the college football playoff. As a senior, Ford took his play to another level and dominated for Oklahoma.


  4. Jonah Williams, OT, Alabama
    Height: 6-4. Weight: 302. Arm: 33.63. Hand: 10.13.
    40 Time: 5.12. 10-Yd: 1.77. Three Cone: 8.01.
    Bench: 23. Vertical: 28. Broad: 8-4.
    Projected Round (2019): 1.

    4/24/19: Sources say that Williams was phenomenal in his combine interview, displaying an outstanding knowledge of technique. He is viewed as a safe pick to turn into a quality starter at guard or tackle.

    Williams played well for Alabama, and some team sources say they have graded Williams as a late first-round pick, while others have graded him in the second round. He is a smart blocker who is steady and reliable. Some sources say they are projecting Williams to right tackle or guard, and think he would only be an emergency left tackle who could finish out a game because he's smart, but teams wouldn't want him to start at left tackle in the NFL. Others think he could stay at left tackle, and some think he should be a center. The Alabama staff told scouts in 2018 they wanted to play Williams at center as a senior, but the other players on their roster forced them to play Williams at left tackle.

    8/28/18: According to NFL teams' preseason data provided by team sources, Williams checks in at 6-foot-4, 297 pounds and is said to run a fast 40 at 5.10 seconds. Measurement data has him with 33.63-inch arms, 9.13-inch hands, and an 81.25-inch wing span.

    Williams was a freshman starter at right tackle for Alabama in 2016 and did a nice job of opening holes in the ground game. He took over as the starting left tackle with Cam Robinson moving on to the NFL, and Williams played well on the blind side in 2017. He is an intelligent blocker who has the versatility to be effective in the run game and in pass protection. He has size, flexibility and mobility.

    One AFC scout for National said he had Williams graded on the second day of the 2019 NFL Draft entering the 2018 season. They thought he may have to play at right tackle or guard in the NFL, but they said that Williams is very smart and reliable. With a good year, he could be a late first-round candidate given the need at the position across the league.




  5. Greg Little*, OT, Ole Miss
    Height: 6-5. Weight: 310. Arm: 35.25. Hand: 10.25.
    40 Time: 5.33. 10-Yd: 1.84.
    Vertical: 25. Broad: 9-5.
    Projected Round (2019): 1-2.

    4/24/19: Similar to Jawaan Taylor, team sources say that Little illustrated in his combine interview that he has things to learn for the NFL and needs development, but they believe he has the capacity to learn. Many team sources believe that Little could slip to the second round.

    Little put together a decent 2018 season for Ole Miss. In speaking to team sources, they weren't super excited about him because he never played up to his potential consistently. Everybody acknowledges his skill set, but being an underachiever and needing development leaves a sour taste for some evaluators. As a result, multiple team sources have told me they had given Little a late first-round grade. They expect him to go higher though because this is a weak tackle draft and there are a lot of NFL teams that are desperate for offensive line help. Some sources like Little, and he has enough fans that he could be a top-20 selection.

    Against Alabama, Little was bull rushed into the pocket and gave up some pressures to the inside. That happened in other games too, as he gave up some pressures to players who won't play in the NFL, and he seemed disinterested at times. As a player, Little should have returned to Ole Miss to get stronger before going pro. However given this weak tackle class, it could turn out to be a good time for him to come out, as he could be the first tackle to come off the board given how many NFL teams are desperate for tackle help.

    8/28/18: Little showed a ton of potential as a freshman starter. He was up and down as a sophomore in 2017, but has plenty of upside. The 6-foot-6, 325-pounder has improved as he gains experience and could become elite as a junior. Little could end up being a good left tackle prospect. He has size, length and mobility.

    "I'm holding my breath on Little. He could soar or topple but, no question, he has the talent," said one NFC scout. "He's not Laremy Tunsil as a player even though Little is two inches taller and 20 pounds bigger with great length. Little is a typical five-star kid who needs to develop the tenacity that Tunsil had. Little would be a top-five pick if he showed that."



  6. Tytus Howard, OT, Alabama State
    Height: 6-5. Weight: 322. Arm: 34.38. Hand: 10.63.
    40 Time: 5.05. 10-Yd: 1.81. Three Cone: 8.34.
    Bench: 21. Vertical: 29.5. Broad: 8-7.
    Projected Round (2019): 2-3.

    4/24/19: Last year, WalterFootball.com was first to report that North Carolina A&T offensive tackle Brandon Parker had impressed NFL scouts and was a legit pro prospect. Parker went to the Senior Bowl and did well enough there to end up being a third-round pick in the 2017 NFL Draft. This year, team sources told me that Howard could follow a similar track. Howard has drawn positive reviews from area scouts. He had some struggles in Mobile against the better competition, but showed developmental potential and improvement. Howard is a really good athlete with excellent size, quality length, and a natural build. He could develop into a good starting left tackle if he lands with the right team. Howard could go in the second round, and he won't get out of Round 3.


  7. Kaleb McGary, OT, Washington
    Height: 6-6. Weight: 317. Arm: 33.63. Hand: 10.25.
    40 Time: 5.05. 10-Yd: 1.83. Three Cone: 7.66.
    Bench: 23. Vertical: 33.5. Broad: 9-3.
    Projected Round (2019): 2-3.

    4/24/19: McGary's run blocking is ahead of his pass protection, but he was solid for the Huskies. He has good size at the point of attack and decent technique. McGary accepted an invitation to play at the Senior Bowl and had a nice week. Team sources say that McGary's combine interview was disappointing and they have concerns about his football I.Q, but they believe that he could become a quality right tackle in the NFL. Most team sources were projecting him to the second or third round, although a few thought he might sneak into the end of the first round.

    8/28/18: According to NFL teams' preseason data provided by team sources, McGary checks in at 6-foot-6, 325-pounds. He is said to run the 40 at 5.20 seconds. Measurement data has him with 33.13-inch arms, 10.38-inch hands, and an 80.38-inch wing span.

    Since Trey Adams is back, Washington could have one of the top tackle tandems in the country with McGary on the right side. In 2017, McGary was one of the top right tackles in the nation, opening a lot of holes in the ground game while also providing steady pass protection for Jake Browning. McGary looks like a starting right tackle candidate for the NFL. Team sources say that his preseason projection from their advance scouts have him going in the first four rounds of the 2019 NFL Draft.




  8. Dalton Risner, OT, Kansas State
    Height: 6-4. Weight: 312. Arm: 34.25. Hand: 10.63.
    40 Time: 5.30. 10-Yd: 1.93. Three Cone: 7.69.
    Bench: 23. Vertical: 28.5. Broad: 9-2.
    Projected Round (2019): 2-3.

    4/24/19: Risner played right tackle for Kansas State, and he had a good 2018 season for the Wildcats. The only significant exceptions were against Mississippi State, when Montez Sweat gave Risner a lot of problems, and the Texas Longhorns when their edge defenders played well. Risner had a good week at the Senior Bowl to help improve his draft grade.

    Risner is a good run blocker who can manipulate defenders at the point of attack. It would be ideal for Risner to start out as a backup and improve his ability to handle fast edge rushers before being tasked with protecting a starting NFL quarterback. Given his starting potential, however, Risner could be a quality selection in the back half of the second round or a nice pick in the third round of the 2019 NFL Draft.

    8/28/18: According to NFL teams' preseason data provided by team sources, Risner checks in at 6-foot-4, 297 pounds. He is said to run the 40 in a quick 5.30 seconds. Measurement data has him with 33.75-inch arms, 10.5-inch hands, and an 81.75-inch wing span.

    Risner started out his collegiate career well at the center position. After performing well on the inside of the line, the Kansas State coaches moved Risner to right tackle, and he performed well on the edge. Risner has been a reliable blocker for the Wildcats. For the NFL, moving back to center could be his best fit.


  9. Trey Pipkins, OT, Sioux Falls
    Height: 6-6. Weight: 309. Arm: 33.88. Hand: 9.63.
    40 Time: 5.12. 10-Yd: 1.75. Three Cone: 7.61.
    Bench: 16. Vertical: 33.5. Broad: 9-6.
    Projected Round (2019): 2-3.

    4/24/19: Pipkins was in the running with Syracuse defensive tackle Chris Slayton as the best player at this year's East-West Shrine. The 6-foot-7, 307-pound Pipkins has good length and a nice build to him. He showed nice feet in the position drills, and also used his size, length, and strength to tie up edge rushers in the pass-rushing one-on-ones. Pipkins faces a big jump in competition, but after some developmental time as a backup, he could be a starter. After his strong week in St. Petersburg, team sources said they thought that Pipkins would be a second- or third-round pick in the 2019 NFL Draft.


  10. Max Scharping, OT/G, Northern Illinois
    Height: 6-5. Weight: 327. Arm: 33.75. Hand: 9.75.
    Projected 40 Time: 5.25. Three Cone: 7.77.
    Bench: 27. Vertical: 28. Broad: 9-0.
    Projected Round (2019): 3-4.

    4/24/19: Scharping had a solid senior year. An injury kept him from working out at the combine, but he could still end up being a second-day pick.

    8/28/18: According to NFL teams' preseason data provided by team sources, Scharping checks in at 6-foot-6, 315 pounds. He is said to run the 40 in 5.25 seconds. His arms measure at 33.5 inches, his hands at 9.88 inches, and his wing span at 80 inches.

    The Huskies right tackle has good size to him and has been a steady blocker for them. NFL sources say they are projecting Scharping to move inside to guard at the next level, but entering his senior year, he is being projected to go in the first four rounds of the 2019 NFL Draft.




  11. David Edwards*, OT, Wisconsin
    Height: 6-6. Weight: 308. Arm: 33.38. Hand: 9.75.
    40 Time: 5.28. 10-Yd: 1.80. Three Cone: 7.69.
    Vertical: 25.5. Broad: 8-3.
    Projected Round (2019): 3-5.

    4/24/19: Some team sources are very down on how Edwards played in 2018. "He played like s--t," one AFC national scout texted me. They have given him grades on the second day of the 2019 NFL Draft and feel that he wasn't nearly as good as his 2017 performance. Edwards is a right tackle for the NFL. He should have returned to school to improve before going pro, but he decided to enter the 2019 NFL Draft.

    Edwards is a quality run blocker who has strength and can manipulate defenders in the ground game. He does not have the feet, quickness or athleticism to be a left tackle in the NFL. Against BYU, Edwards really struggled to handle Corbin Kaufusi, getting bull rushed into the quarterback, knocked on his butt, and giving up some critical pressures late in BYU's road upset. He also had ugly performances against Michigan and Northwestern.

    8/28/18: Edwards had a quality 2017 season as the right tackle for the Badgers. He is a tough run blocker who is strong at the point of attack. For the NFL, Edwards needs to improve his pass protection and his ability to take on speed rushers.


  12. Isaiah Prince, OT, Ohio State
    Height: 6-6. Weight: 305. Arm: 35.50. Hand: 10.13.
    40 Time: 5.09. 10-Yd: 1.77. Three Cone: 7.90.
    Bench: 23. Vertical: 27. Broad: 9-7.
    Projected Round (2019): 3-5.

    4/24/19: Prince had a decent 2018 season for Ohio State, but it has also illustrated that he is mainly a right tackle for the NFL. He looked somewhat improved with his consistency than 2017 however. Multiple team sources say that Prince is getting some third- to fourth-round grades. They think that he is limited to playing the right side in the NFL, but they do believe that he could develop into a starter after some developmental time.

    8/28/18: According to NFL teams' preseason data provided by team sources, Prince checks in at 6-foot-6, 306 pounds. He is said to run the 40 in 5.13 seconds. His arms measure at 35.75 inches, his hands at 9.25 inches, and his wing span at 85 inches. Prince's length, size and quickness would suggest that he could be an edge blocker in the NFL.

    With Jamarco Jones at left tackle, Prince was the Ohio State right tackle in 2017. Prince is projected to remain at right tackle despite Jones' departure for the NFL. Prince has a next-level skill set with size and athleticism. He is a big, raw blocker who needs development. He stands up too high and lunges after too many blockers rather than using his feet to cut off edge rushes. Along with getting stronger, Prince could stand to become more aggressive and be less of a finesse blocker. Team sources said this about Prince: "He's big and raw but has some athletic ability. He's inconsistent and plays with poor pad level that negates his power in the run game and ability to anchor against bull rushes. He has more upside than Jamarco Jones, but was not consistent."


  13. Dennis Daley, OT, South Carolina
    Height: 6-5. Weight: 317. Arm: 33.75. Hand: 9.63.
    40 Time: 5.23. 10-Yd: 1.85. Three Cone: 7.95.
    Bench: 20. Vertical: 26.5. Broad: 8-7.
    Projected Round (2019): 3-5.

    4/24/19: Daley is a Georgia Military College transfer who ended up becoming a solid player for the Gamecocks. After a strong senior season, Daley received an invitation to the Senior Bowl, and in the 2019 NFL Draft's weak offensive line class, he could rise. The 6-foot-6, 324-pounder has good size to him and started two straight seasons for South Carolina. Team sources tell me that Daley could be a mid-round pick in the 2019 NFL Draft. They really like his skill set, but his inconsistencies and playing down to some competition make him a very frustrating prospect for some scouts. That same pattern reveled itself with Daley at the Senior Bowl.




  14. Yodny Cajuste, OT, West Virginia
    Height: 6-4. Weight: 312. Arm: 34.00. Hand: 10.00.
    Projected 40 Time: 5.20.
    Bench: 32.
    Projected Round (2019): 3-5.

    4/24/19: During the season while speaking with a general manager, they told me that Cajuste was a player who intrigued them, but needed to watch him more. In following up with that GM, they said they came off Cajuste and were not impressed with his play. Cajuste was a competent blind-side protector for Will Grier given the Big XII's weak pass defenses. However, NFL teams are down on him having that ability for that next level. With his body type, Cajuste could be better off going inside to guard, but he will need to get stronger to block NFL defensive tackles.

    8/28/18: According to NFL teams' preseason data provided by team sources, Cajuste checks in at 6-foot-4, 316 pounds. He is said to run a fast 40 at 5.20 seconds. Other data has him with 33.5-inch arms, 10.13-inch hands, and an 81.63-inch wing span.

    In speaking with sources, Cajuste has a preseason projection from NFL teams of being a prospect for the first four rounds in the 2019 NFL Draft. Cajuste had an ACL tear in 2016, but he came back to have a strong junior year. He had a good 2017 season as the blind-side protector for Will Grier. The Miami native Cajuste has good athleticism with a pro build.


  15. Nate Davis, OT/G, Charlotte
    Height: 6-3. Weight: 316. Arm: 32.75. Hand: 9.25.
    40 Time: 5.23. 10-Yd: 1.84. Three Cone: 7.94.
    Bench: 23. Vertical: 26. Broad: 8-11.
    Projected Round (2019): 3-5.

    4/24/19: Davis earned an invitation to the Senior Bowl after a strong 2018 season. He competed well in Mobile, but he really looks like a guard for the next level. Davis played tackle at Charlotte, but given his size, he probably will have to move inside to guard or center in the NFL. Davis could benefit from the weak offensive line class.


  16. Ryan Bates*, OT/G, Penn State
    Height: 6-4. Weight: 306. Arm: 32.50. Hand: 9.50.
    40 Time: 5.09. 10-Yd: 1.70. Three Cone: 7.45.
    Bench: 28. Vertical: 27. Broad: 8-6.
    Projected Round (2019): 3-5.

    4/24/19: Bates should have returned to Penn State for another year, but he declared for the 2019 NFL Draft. Bates started nine games at left tackle and three at right tackle over the course of 2018, turning in a solid season. In 2017, Bates was the starter at left tackle for the Nittany Lions. Given his body type, Bates would probably fit best as a guard in the NFL.


  17. Olisaemeka Udoh, OT, Elon
    Height: 6-5. Weight: 323. Arm: 36.00. Hand: 10.00.
    40 Time: 5.05. 10-Yd: 1.85. Three Cone: 7.88.
    Bench: 26. Vertical: 28.5. Broad: 8-9.
    Projected Round (2019): 4-6.

    4/24/19: Despite being from a small school, Udoh was one of the most impressive players in the offensive line-versus-defensive line one-on-ones at the East-West Shrine. He really impressed with his strong anchor, upper body strength, and heavy hands. His heavy hands made it very tough for defensive linemen to shed his blocks.

    Udoh has good size for tackle or guard in the NFL. He will need to work on his feet and improve his ability to handle speed rushers, but he has the potential to be a pro offensive lineman with his NFL build. In speaking to team sources, they think that Udoh has the potential to stay at tackle at the next level. They feel that he could be a fourth- or fifth-round pick in the 2019 NFL Draft after his impressive week at the East-West Shrine, and Udoh's strong performance earned him an invitation to the Senior Bowl. At the combine, Udoh ran well for a big blocker.


  18. Chuma Edoga, OT, USC
    Height: 6-3. Weight: 308. Arm: 34.88. Hand: 9.25.
    40 Time: 5.19. 10-Yd: 1.78.
    Bench: 21.
    Projected Round (2019): 4-6.

    4/24/19: Edoga started at right tackle for USC over the past two years and put together a strong performance during his senior year to land an invitation to the Senior Bowl. In Mobile, he did better than expected at times and had some lowlights in others. During his final season with the Trojans, Edoga dealt with knee and hip injuries that caused him to miss the game against California. He might be a candidate to move inside.


  19. Mitch Hyatt, OT, Clemson
    Height: 6-5. Weight: 303. Arm: 34.13. Hand: 10.25.
    Projected 40 Time: 5.10. Three Cone: 7.72.
    Bench: 28. Vertical: 25.5. Broad: 8-6.
    Projected Round (2019): 4-6.

    4/24/19: Hyatt was solid for Clemson, but he has limitations for the NFL. Team sources were not impressed and do not feel that Hyatt has improved significantly from his play in 2017. Hyatt still needs to get stronger for the NFL.

    8/28/18: According to NFL teams' preseason data provided by team sources, Hyatt checks in at 6-foot-5, 306 pounds. He is said to run the 40 in 5.10 seconds. His measurements include 34.25-inch arms, 10.5-inch hands, and a 82-inch wing span.

    Hyatt had a disappointing season in 2017, getting pushed around regularly. Even undersized defensive ends had success winning with power against Hyatt. He clearly needs to get stronger for the NFL. Hyatt also has had problems with speed rushers, including the edge rushers from Miami in the ACC Championship. Prior to him announcing his return to Clemson, some team sources said they had graded Hyatt as a fourth-rounder for the 2018 NFL Draft and might drop his grade to Round 5. That being said, they noted the huge demand for tackles could cause a team to reach on Hyatt higher than where he belonged. Returning for his senior year to get stronger was a wise decision to help his draft grade.

    Hyatt played well in 2016 and did his job to keep Deshaun Watson healthy. Hyatt had an impressive freshman season as the blind-side protector for Watson in 2015 as well. Not only did he help protect Watson, Hyatt did a nice job of opening holes for Wayne Gallman. Hyatt might be better suited to move inside and play guard as a pro.


  20. Bobby Evans, OT, Oklahoma
    Height: 6-4. Weight: 312. Arm: 34.75. Hand: 9.88.
    40 Time: 5.20. 10-Yd: 1.86.
    Bench: 22.
    Projected Round (2019): 4-6.

    4/24/19: Evans was an okay college blocker, but when I spoke to team sources, they weren't high on him for the NFL. They saw Evans as more of a third-day pick even though he had received some projections of going in the top half of the 2019 NFL Draft. While he played left tackle for Oklahoma, sources say that Evans moves like a right tackle and does not have left-tackle athleticism. He also is not powerful, and that makes him a poor fit at right tackle in the NFL for running the ball. Evans will probably have to move inside to guard as a pro, but he is going to need developmental time to get stronger. Evans looks like a pick for Day 3 during the 2019 NFL Draft.

    8/28/18: According to NFL teams' preseason data provided by team sources, Evans checks in at 6-foot-5, 299 pounds. He is said to run a fast 40 at 5.30 seconds.

    Evans started at right tackle for two seasons and formed a steady tandem with Orlando Brown on the right side. Evans opened a lot of holes in the ground game while also being a reliable protector for Baker Mayfield. Evans is projected to move to the left side for 2018, and the senior has the athleticism and quickness to play left tackle. Team sources say that Evans has a projection of being a candidate to go in the first four rounds of the 2019 NFL Draft entering the 2018 season.


  21. Calvin Anderson, OT, Texas
    Height: 6-5. Weight: 300.
    Projected 40 Time: 5.10.
    Projected Round (2019): 5-7.

    4/24/19: Sources say they were not impressed with Anderson in 2018.

    8/28/18: According to NFL teams' preseason data provided by team sources, Anderson checks in at 6-foot-5, 300 pounds. He is said to run the 40 at 5.10 seconds.

    Anderson is a graduate transfer to Texas from Rice and is a plug-and-play starter for the Longhorns. Team sources have Anderson with a preseason projection of being a prospect for the first four rounds of the 2019 NFL Draft. He has good athleticism and is steady pass protector at tackle. Anderson could use more strength for run blocking in the NFL.


  22. Alex Bars, OT/G, Notre Dame
    Height: 6-5. Weight: 312. Arm: 32.75. Hand: 9.38.
    Projected 40 Time: 5.29.
    Projected Round (2019): 6-FA.

    4/24/19: Bars missed most of the 2018 season with an ACL/MCL injury.

    8/28/18: According to NFL teams' preseason data provided by team sources, Barr checks in at 6-foot-5, 318 pounds. He is said to run the 40 in 5.30 seconds. Other data puts his arms at 32.63 inches, his hands at 9.13 inches, and his wing span at 79.63 inches. Bars' short arms would suggest that he is a better fit for guard in the NFL.

    Bars has experience starting at right tackle for the Fighting Irish, but he is a better fit on the inside at guard in the NFL. It will be interesting to see in 2018 if Bars is taking over at left guard as the replacement for Quenton Nelson. Bars played well as the starting right guard for Notre Dame in 2017, opening a lot of holes for the team's potent rushing offense. Bars has some size and strength at the point of attack.


  23. Andre James*, OT, UCLA
    Height: 6-4. Weight: 299. Arm: 32.00. Hand: 10.00.
    40 Time: 5.32. 10-Yd: 1.85. Three Cone: 8.00.
    Bench: 21. Vertical: 29. Broad: 8-9.
    Projected Round (2019): 6-FA.

    4/24/19: James started 32 straight games after breaking into the starting lineup during his freshman season following Kolton Miller breaking his leg that year. With Miller in the NFL in 2018, James moved over to left tackle for the Bruins. James played tackle for the Bruins, but in the NFL, his best fit would probably come at guard.


  24. Ului Lapuaho, OT, BYU
    Height: 6-6. Weight: 355.
    Projected 40 Time: 5.30.
    Projected Round (2019): 6-FA.

    4/24/19: Lapuaho was mostly a backup and rotational player because of a slow recovery from knee surgeries in 2016 and 2017. He felt that he was almost back to being the impressive player who was a force at the point of attack for BYU in 2015 and 2016. Because of medical concerns, it is hard to see Lapuaho going any higher than the third day of the 2019 NFL Draft.

    8/28/18: According to NFL teams' preseason data provided by team sources, Lapuaho checks in at 6-foot-6, 355 pounds. He is said to run the 40 in 5.10 seconds. His other measurements include 35.38-inch arms, 10.38-inch hands, and an 82.63-inch wing span.

    Lapuaho is a right tackle prospect who is a real fighter at the point of attack. He has starting right-tackle potential in the NFL. Teams are projecting him to be a candidate to go in the first four rounds of the 2019 NFL Draft entering the 2018 season.


  25. Tyler Roemer*, OT, San Diego State
    Height: 6-6. Weight: 312. Arm: 33.88. Hand: 10.25.
    40 Time: 5.21. 10-Yd: 1.78. Three Cone: 7.75.
    Bench: 18. Vertical: 30.5. Broad: 9-0.
    Projected Round (2019): 6-FA.

    4/24/19: Roemer declared for the 2019 NFL Draft, but he had some off-the-field issues in college, including some suspensions. Roemer had been the starting left tackle for the Aztecs prior to a suspension and being removed from the team. Roemer has some size and ability.


  26. William Sweet*, OT, North Carolina
    Height: 6-6. Weight: 313. Arm: 34.38. Hand: 10.13.
    40 Time: 5.27. 10-Yd: 1.85. Three Cone: 8.01.
    Bench: 23. Vertical: 30.5. Broad: 9-3.
    Projected Round (2019): 6-FA.

    4/24/19: Sweet earned his degree and decided to skip his senior year to enter the 2019 NFL Draft. For the NFL, Sweet would fit best as a right tackle. He could start out his career as a swing-tackle backup.


  27. Sean Rawlings, OT/C, Ole Miss
    Height: 6-5. Weight: 294.
    Projected 40 Time: 5.20.
    Projected Round (2019): 6-FA.

    4/24/19: Rawlings opened the season well against Texas Tech, although he was banged up for a lot of the year. The senior started at center in 2018, and that is probably his best fit for the NFL.

    8/28/18: Rawlings has mostly played right tackle during his career at Ole Miss with some time at center. For the NFL, he is going to need to get stronger and add weight to his frame. Rawlings could be a candidate to be a backup tackle, guard or center as a late-round pick.


  28. Jackson Barton, OT, Utah
    Height: 6-7. Weight: 310. Arm: 34.00. Hand: 9.25.
    40 Time: 5.18. 10-Yd: 1.82. Three Cone: 7.85.
    Bench: 25. Vertical: 27. Broad: 9-1.
    Projected Round (2019): 6-FA.

    4/24/19: Barton was a swing-tackle backup prior to his senior year. For the NFL, he is a late-round candidate to develop at right tackle. Barton has good length to him, but improving his pass protection to handle speed rushers is the point of emphasis for him.


  29. Zack Bailey, OT/G, South Carolina
    Height: 6-5. Weight: 299. Arm: 33.00. Hand: 9.63.
    Projected 40 Time: 5.40.
    Bench: 24. Vertical: 28. Broad: 8-7.
    Projected Round (2019): 6-FA.

    4/24/19: Bailey and South Carolina struggled with Georgia at the point of attack. He should be a guard or right tackle in the NFL.

    8/28/18: Bailey played guard previously, but was moved to right tackle for 2017 and turned in a quality season for the Gamecocks. He missed multiple games with an ankle injury, but he was a tough run blocker for South Carolina. As a senior, Bailey needs to improve his pass protection. He is a versatile blocker with 15 starts at left guard and three at center. He could start out his NFL career as a swing backup.


  30. Martez Ivey, OT/G, Florida
    Height: 6-5. Weight: 315. Arm: 36.25. Hand: 10.38.
    Projected 40 Time: 5.15.
    Projected Round (2019): 6-FA.

    4/24/19: Ivey played left tackle for the Gators, but for the NFL, he should play guard. Ivey was dominated by Kentucky's Josh Allen in Week 2, including Allen beating Ivey for a strip-sack that clinched the road win for the Wildcats. Mississippi State's Montez Sweat also dominated Ivey. Multiple team sources say they feel that Ivey belongs as an undrafted free agent and received starting spots and playing time based on being a highly rated recruit out of high school rather than actually being a good player.

    8/28/18: According to NFL teams' preseason data provided by team sources, Ivey checks in at 6-foot-5, 309 pounds. He is said to run the 40 in 5.10 seconds. His arms measure at 36 inches, his hands at 10.13 inches, and his wing span at 86.63 inches.

    During the fall of 2017, sources were really down on Ivey after going through Gainesville. Many thought that Ivey would have to move back to guard, the position that he played as a sophomore and freshman. They didn't think that Ivey could play tackle in the NFL, with one source saying that Ivey's feet are terrible to be an edge protector. They were grading Ivey as a late-round pick and felt that was generous. However, the advance scouts of other teams liked Ivey enough to include him on their preseason watch list of players who have first- through fourth-round potential for the 2019 NFL Draft. Hence, Ivey is another player who proves beauty is in the eye of the beholder.

    Ivey was a five-star recruit coming out of high school. He had shoulder surgery after the 2015 season. A lack of strength and poor feet have limited what Ivey has been able to get out his skill set.


  31. A.T. Hall, OT, Stanford
    Height: 6-5. Weight: 306.
    Projected 40 Time: 5.20.
    Projected Round (2019): 7-FA.

    4/24/19: Hall struggled in pass protection against USC while seeing a future NFL competitor in Porter Gustin. Hall then followed it up by having a rough performance against Notre Dame during which he allowed steady pressure on the quarterback. Hall looks like a late-round backup-quality player.

    8/28/18: Hall was a good run blocker for Bryce Love during the 2017 season. Hall needs to improve his pass protection in his final season with the Cardinal. He is projected to start at right tackle in his final season, but he could easily move inside to guard for the NFL.


  32. Brock Ruble, OT, Toledo
    Height: 6-8. Weight: 319.
    Projected 40 Time: 5.40.
    Projected Round (2019): 7-FA.

    4/24/19: Ruble had a decent game against Miami in Week 2 and looked improved over where he was with the Seminoles in 2017. Ruble could be worth signing as an undrafted free agent to compete for a developmental spot.

    8/28/18: Ruble left the Florida State program after the 2017 season. He was decent in the 2017 season opener against Alabama, but allowed more pressure than one would like to see. Ruble really struggled N.C. State's Bradley Chubb in a loss to the Wolfpack. The Florida State offensive line struggled all year, and Ruble was a part of the pass-protection problems as the Seminoles shuffled the line and playing time among their players. In prior seasons, Ruble was a solid run blocker, but he needs a lot of work to improve in pass protection.


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