2020 NFL Draft Prospects: Offensive Tackles



By Charlie Campbell.
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The top 2020 Offensive Tackle prospects available for the 2020 NFL Draft. * - denotes 2021 prospect. ** - denotes 2022 prospect.

This page was last updated April 21, 2020. Follow Walter @walterfootball for updates.
2020 NFL Draft Position Rankings:
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2021 NFL Draft Position Rankings:
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2022 NFL Draft Position Rankings:
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  1. Tristan Wirfs*, OT/G, Iowa
    Height: 6-5. Weight: 320. Arm: 34. Hand: 10.25.
    40 Time: 4.85.
    Projected Round (2020): Top-20.

    4/21/20: I personally think Andrew Thomas, Mekhi Becton and Jedrick Wills are better prospects than Wirfs, but these rankings are based off how I believe players will come off the board and not based off my opinion.

    Wirfs was a combine superstar in all the measurements, including his lightning-fast 40. As Raiders general manager Mike Mayock said during the combine broadcast, many teams viewed Wirfs as a guard or right tackle prior to the combine but his numbers were that of a left tackle. Following his combine, I believe Wirfs will be the first tackle taken in the 2020 NFL Draft.

    Wirfs blocked well overall for Iowa in 2019, but has some areas of improvement for the NFL, and that was evident in him struggling against Michigan. However, Wirfs is blessed with a ton of physical talent and upside. Some team sources think he would be a dominant guard.

    For the NFL, Wirfs has a good skill set with size, length and athleticism. He plays with good leverage as a run blocker and sustains his blocks well. Wirfs sets up pretty well, but he definitely has some issues to clean up in pass protection for taking on NFL edge rushers. Wirfs has an inclination to bend at the waist at times. While he is quick out of his stance, he needs to get more depth in his kick slide to avoid reaching after speed rushers coming around the corner. Wirfs also needs to get better at counter moves to the inside. Although Wirfs has the physical talent to play left tackle, he could be a more dominant player at right tackle or guard.

    8/17/19: Under head coach Kirk Ferentz, Iowa has produced a lot of good offensive line talent, so it was very noteworthy when Wirfs became the first true freshman to start at tackle under Ferentz. While being the regular starter on the right side, he did play left tackle in Iowa's bowl game to end his freshman campaign but was back at right tackle in 2018. Wirfs is a powerful right tackle who is a strong run blocker at the point of attack. He also has the quickness and athleticism to develop into a good pass protector. As a sophomore, Wirfs didn't allow a sack. Some NFL teams might consider moving him to left tackle.




  2. Jedrick Wills*, OT, Alabama
    Height: 6-4. Weight: 312. Arm: 34.25. Hand: 10.25.
    40 Time: 5.05.
    Projected Round (2020): Top-12.

    4/21/20: Wills was another star of the combine as he ran fast and looked superb in the field drills. Team sources say Wills is going to be a top-12 pick in the 2020 NFL Draft, but some teams feel he has some things he needs to clean up for the NFL.

    Wills is big, strong, quick and athletic. He is an easy mover on the edge with the ability to be a plug-and-play starter in the NFL. While Wills played right tackle for the Crimson Tide, that was the blind side for southpaw Tua Tagovailoa. Wills has the skill set to play either side as a pro.

    Wills has the strength to open holes in the ground game with the quickness and athleticism to block on the edge. He looks like a quick plug-and-play starter in the NFL. As a sophomore in 2018, Wills earned the starting spot on the right side and remained the starter at right tackle over 2018 and 2019.


  3. Mekhi Becton*, OT, Louisville
    Height: 6-7. Weight: 357. Arm: 35.63. Hand: 10.75.
    40 Time: 5.10.
    Projected Round (2020): Top-12.

    4/21/20: Late in the 2019 regular season, WalterFootball.com surveyed scouts for players who were being underrated for the 2020 NFL Draft, and Becton was one of the names that was returned. Becton went under the radar in 2019, but he has a ton of talent to translate to the NFL, as multiple team sources say Becton is a freak show athlete for such a large blocker. That was put on display at the combine, where Becton ripped off an amazing 40-yard dash for being such a massive offensive lineman. Some team sources believe Becton could draw interest from teams in a trade up because he is such a rare prospect.

    While Becton (6-7,330) is huge, he is a good athlete for his size and moves pretty well in space. He does a nice job in the ground game of sustaining his blocks. Even though he is massive, Becton is not a true bull who overpowers defenders. He makes it tough for them to get free with his size as he turns and manipulates them. In pass protection, he needs to improve his hand placement as he can get too wide and let defenders get their hands in chest. That can make Becton have problems with bull rushes, but overall, he is a reliable pass protector. Becton has the quickness and agility to defend speed rushes with the size to shut down bull rushes when his technique is sound. Becton has a ton of upside for the NFL and is truly a rare prospect.

    8/17/19: Becton is a massive blocker who is a pretty good athlete for his size. For the next level, it would help him to trim some weight and get in better condition. However, teams like his talent and upside, and some have placed him as having potential to be selected in the top half of the 2020 NFL Draft entering his junior season.


  4. Andrew Thomas*, OT, Georgia
    Height: 6-5. Weight: 315. Arm: 36.13. Hand: 10.25.
    40 Time: 5.22.
    Projected Round (2020): Top-16.

    4/21/20: Team sources say Thomas is a worthy top-12 pick and where he goes in the 2020 NFL Draft will depend a lot on team needs. Thomas was very good for Georgia in 2019 as a reliable pass protector and good contributor in the ground game. In my opinion, Thomas is the best tackle prospect for the 2020 NFL Draft but he is not as flashy of an athlete as Wirfs, Wills, and Becton. Without question, Thomas is the most pro ready and the best overall player at this time. He just may not have as much athletic upside as the other three as they have more quickness and athleticism. However, Thomas is a pure football player, and this analyst thinks that could override the potential to result in Thomas being the best pro player.

    Thomas helped Georgia to a tough win over Notre Dame. Taking on Notre Dame's edge rushers, Thomas held them in check and did a good job of protecting Jake Fromm. Thomas had some critical protections and did well in run blocking, including opening a goal-line hole for D'Andre Swift to score. Against Florida, Thomas shut down the dangerous Gators edge rushers and was an integral part of Georgia dominating the line of scrimmage versus the Gators. Thomas had some issues with Auburn's Marlon Davidson and LSU's K'Lavon Chaisson, but performed well overall in Georgia's final games.

    8/17/19: Thomas had a strong 2018 season for Georgia at left tackle and was a big part of the team's juggernaut rushing attack. He also was a steady pass protector who did a good job of protecting Jake Fromm. Entering 2019, multiple team sources say that the junior jumped out at them and was impossible to ignore. Thomas was very impressive at right tackle as a true freshman, starting there all season and helping the Bulldogs to produce a dominant rushing attack. He also flashed impressive athleticism and length in pass protection.

    In pass protection, Thomas has the potential to be a starting left tackle. He has quick feet with a good build and athleticism on the edge. Thomas can play the typewriter with his feet to cut off the edge from speed rushers. With good hand placement and technique, Thomas is a well-developed pass protector who sustains his blocks and prevents a successful second effort from defenders. Thomas plays with good leverage and knee bend on most plays, and that allows him to hold his ground against bull rushes. Thomas also is very disciplined and you don't see inconsistencies from play to play or game to game.

    As a run blocker, Thomas is effective. He is quick to the second level and fires out of his stance. He gets into defenders quickly with no hesitation to get physical and tie them up. Thomas is strong to lock up defenders and sustain his blocks. He is not overwhelmingly powerful like Quenton Nelson or Brandon Scherff in college, but Thomas has the strength to manipulate and turn defenders in the ground game to open holes for backs. He has more strength than some other tackles who have gone in the first round recently, including Jonah Williams or Andre Dillard, and Thomas is a better run blocker at left tackle than many college tackles who enter the NFL these days coming from spread offenses that don't play as much of a physical pro -tyle offense.

    There are some things that Thomas can improve on as a junior. With fast edge rushers or surprise blitzes off the edge. he can get into some trouble by bending at the waist and reaching after defenders. He could stand to add more strength to move pro defenders at the point of attack, but considering he is still very young. he has plenty of time to do that as he will benefit from aging with experience in a pro strength and conditioning program.





  5. Josh Jones, OT, Houston
    Height: 6-5. Weight: 311. Arm: 33.63. Hand: 10.13.
    40 Time: 5.27.
    Projected Round (2020): 1-2.

    4/21/20: Some team sources think Jones will be the fifth tackle off the board and others say Austin Jackson. Teams feel there is a big drop after the top-four tackles to Jones and Jackson, but both Jones and Jackson could get selected in the back half of the first round.

    Jones put together a solid 2019 season and was a very good pass protector for Houston. Some team sources say they like his potential for the NFL. Jones has good size with length, athleticism and agility. He is not overpowering, and could stand to get stronger. Jones dropped weight prior to his senior year, which helped his conditioning but hurt his strength at the point of attack. There are some parts of Jones' technique that he could work to improve on for the pros, as sometimes he can bend a little at the waist, and in the NFL, it will hurt him to be sloppy by bending at the waist rather than the knee.

    It might best for him to start out his career as a backup, but he has the ability to work his way into being a starting tackle. Some feel he should be a right tackle in the NFL. Multiple team sources say they graded Jones in the third round, so some teams are much lower on him even though he will be a first- or second-round pick.

    8/17/19: Jones was the starting left tackle for Houston over the past three seasons. He has some size to him, and his run blocking is ahead of his pass protection. Some team sources have projected Jones as a potential pick in the back half of the 2020 NFL Draft.


  6. Austin Jackson*, OT, USC
    Height: 6-5. Weight: 322. Arm: 34.13. Hand: 10.25.
    40 Time: 5.07.
    Projected Round (2020): 1-2.

    4/21/20: In speaking to some team sources, they believe Jackson will be a first-round pick, but if offensive linemen get pushed down because of the amount of prospects, he might be an early second-round pick. Jackson had a solid combine with a fast 40 and a good workout.

    Evaluators say Jackson is a great athlete with quick feet and excellent agility. He is an easy mover with the ability to bend at the knee and play with good leverage. There were times where Jackson got away with some mistakes because of his athleticism, and he will need to work on technique for the NFL. Jackson is raw from a fundamentals standpoint, and that was exposed by A.J. Epenesa in Iowa's bowl win, but Jackson's skill set is that of a franchise left tackle.

    Earlier in 2019, Jackson took a leave from the Trojans in order to donate bone marrow to his younger sister, and he played extremely well after returning to the team.


  7. Isaiah Wilson*, OT, Georgia
    Height: 6-6. Weight: 350. Arm: 35.5. Hand: 10.25.
    40 Time: 5.32.
    Projected Round (2020): 1-3.

    4/21/20: Last fall, scouts told me that Wilson had top-10 ability if he decided to return to Georgia and worked hard to improve before going to the NFL after the 2020 season. Sources at numerous teams have raved about Wilson's athletic skill set to go along with his monstrous size on the edge. If Wilson had returned to school, he could have been Georgia's starting left tackle with Andrew Thomas going to the pros, but Wilson joined Thomas and guard Solomon Kindley in declaring for the 2020 NFL Draft.

    In the ground game, there are plays when Wilson is a road grader who absolutely plows defenders out of their gaps. He can get into the chest of defenders and ride them. Wilson shows the power to bull them backward and finish them off with violence. He has the strength to push defenders around and maintain blocks. For a big blocker, Wilson is surprisingly quick to the second level and fires into space well. As a pro, Wilson should present a size mismatch and should be a real asset as a run blocker for his offense.

    As a pass blocker, Wilson has excellent size on the edge with length that makes him difficult for pass-rushers to run around. On top of mismatch size, Wilson has surprising foot quickness and athleticism to get get depth in his drop. He is able to head off speed rushers and has the strength to stop bull rushes.

    Wilson also has some inconsistency to his game that needs to get cleared up for the NFL. While there are plays on which he looks like a monster, there are also some bad beats where it makes one wonder how he can be the same player. There are some technical issues for Wilson to improve upon like hand placement as he can get too wide. Wilson also can stand up too high at times and not maintain good leverage. There is no doubt that he has a ton of ability, but he doesn't always play up to it.




  8. Prince Tega Wanogho, OT, Auburn
    Height: 6-5. Weight: 307. Arm: 33.13. Hand: 10.
    Projected 40 Time: 5.00.
    Projected Round (2020): 2-3.

    4/21/20: Wanogho looked very good at times for Auburn in 2019 and still had some other plays that illustrated how he is raw and needs development, but there is no doubt Wanogho has a great skill set with a lot of upside if he plays up to his potential. He has the skill set of a starting left tackle for the NFL, and some team sources say that Wanogho has as good of a skill set as Georgia's Andrew Thomas or Alabama's Jedrick Wills, but questions about Wanogho's love of football and concerns about his football character lead to him being more likely to go on the second day of the 2020 NFL Draft.

    Some sources feel Wanogho could be this year's Greg Little as a player with a first-round skill set who slips to the second day because of being raw with underdeveloped technique, and the aforementioned questions about his character.

    8/17/19: Wanogho earned the starting left tackle job in 2018 and got better as the season progressed. He has a lot of upside with size, athleticism and quickness. Scouts have told me that Wanogho has an excellent skill set, but is very raw and needs to be coached up as he lacks consistency. They feel that Wanogho could be the 2020 version of Greg Little as a gifted prospect who lacks consistency and doesn't always play up to his skill set.

    In 2017, Wanogho had a rough start to the year against Clemson and was eventually removed from the starting left tackle job. If Wanogho plays up to his tools as a senior, he could easily rise high in these rankings and infinitely more importantly on teams' draft boards.


  9. Trey Adams, OT, Washington
    Height: 6-8. Weight: 318. Arm: 34.38. Hand: 9.88.
    40 Time: 5.60.
    Projected Round (2020): 2-3.

    4/21/20: In 2019, Adams did a good job of protecting Jacob Eason and opening holes at the point of attack overall. He had some trouble with Utah's Bradley Anae in the second half after dominating until halftime. NFL sources told me Adams impressed them during fall camp, and they think he could be a second-day pick depending on his medical report.

    8/17/19: Adams had surgery for a back injury and missed a large portion of the 2018 season. He eventually returned to the field and did well considering what he was coming back from. There is no doubt that Adams is talented, but he has had major injuries and will have significant durability concerns for the NFL. Staying healthy for the 2019 season is critical for Adams' draft grade.

    In October of the 2017 season, Adams tore an ACL, which led to him returning for his senior year even though he still could have been a first-round pick in the 2018 NFL Draft. Adams was solid, but not dominant, before getting hurt. He didn't have a flawless season opener against Rutgers, but was better in other games. Adams showed good length, quickness, athleticism and agility. Sources from around the league thought he was a first-rounder, with some liking him at left tackle and others thinking he would a better fit at right tackle. One college scouting director said they had a higher grade on Adams than they did on Garett Bolles in 2016, who was the first tackle taken in the 2017 NFL Draft.

    During the summer leading up to fall camp for the 2017 season, scouting sources with NFL teams who had gone ahead to work the 2018 class during the spring told me that they thought Adams had the potential to be an elite prospect. Those evaluators felt that Adams could emerge as one of the top talents for the 2018 NFL Draft and had him in the top three of all players entering the 2017 season. They compared Adams' size and athleticism to Taylor Lewan coming out of Michigan, and also said that Adams has good technique to go with his impressive skill set. Adams was one of the top left tackles in the Pac-12 in 2016. The Huskies fielded a potent passing offense, and Adams did a nice job of keeping his quarterback, Jake Browning, protected. Adams was excellent against Alabama in the playoff game.

    In pass protection, Adams shows serious athletic ability for a big-bodied offensive tackle. He is quick, agile, and very athletic at playing in space. Adams uses his quick feet and length to neutralize speed rushes, and has an impressive ability to get depth in his drop. He does a superb job of keeping his feet moving and is able to play the typewriter while gliding with edge rushers.

    As a run blocker, Adams can create a push at the point of attack. He is a true bull who overwhelms defenders at the point of attack, and he is able to knock defenders back to open holes in their gaps. Adams' speed and athletic ability can be seen with his quickness to hit blocks on the perimeter and the second level.


  10. Matt Peart, OT, Connecticut
    Height: 6-6. Weight: 310. Arm: 35.13. Hand: 9.75.
    40 Time: 5.06.
    Projected Round (2020): 2-3.

    4/21/20: Peart continued his starting streak at right tackle for Connecticut. He then had a good week at the Senior Bowl, displaying that he has a skill set to become a starter in the NFL. Peart might start out as a backup, but he has the upside to be a good edge blocker. He has good athleticism, quickness, feet and size. At the combine, Peart ran a fast 40-yard dash. Some team sources feel Peart could be a steal in the third round of the 2020 NFL Draft.

    8/17/19: Even though he starts at guard for Connecticut, NFL teams' watch list has Peart as a tackle. Assuming Peart stays healthy in 2019, he will enter the NFL having been a 4-year starter after redshirting in 2015. Peart should get stronger for the NFL.




  11. Ezra Cleveland*, OT, Boise State
    Height: 6-6. Weight: 311. Arm: 33.38. Hand: 9.
    40 Time: 4.93.
    Projected Round (2020): 2-4.

    4/21/20: Cleveland probably should have returned to school to improve and get stronger before going to the NFL, but he decided to skip his senior year. At the NFL Scouting Combine, Cleveland had a fast 40-yard dash, and that has caused some in the media to project him going in the first round.

    In speaking with sources from six teams, none of them had him graded higher than a fourth-round pick, with three putting him in Round 4 and three putting him in Round 5. Those team sources thought some team might reach on Cleveland on Day 2 because of his speed and playing a premium position that causes prospects to rise. However, there is talk of the Cleveland Browns targeting him in the first round, so perhaps someone reaches on Ezra Cleveland and overdrafts him.

    Across the board, sources said that Cleveland is weak and has a serious lack of strength for the NFL. They said he plays tall and has to play with better leverage. They also noted that he does not get beat a ton, and as more of a smooth mover, he projects to right tackle. They don't see the elite movement skills to play left tackle. Some sources compared Cleveland to Luke Joeckel for a lack of physicality and being a finesse blocker who lacks power.


  12. Yasir Durant, OT, Missouri
    Height: 6-6. Weight: 331. Arm: 30.5. Hand: 9.25.
    Projected 40 Time: 5.48.
    Projected Round (2020): 3-4.

    4/21/20: Durant was solid for Missouri in 2019, but he illustrated that he should be a right tackle in the NFL. Durant needs to get in better shape, and team sources have concerns about his work ethic. He has the skill set to be a second-day draft pick, but is viewed by many scouts as an underachiever.

    8/17/19: Sources say that Durant has starting potential for the NFL, but they believe he probably will end up being a right tackle only for the next level. Evaluators feel that Durant has talent and upside, but he has problems with weight and lethargy. Durant is a big blocker who has length and size on the edge that makes him tough for edge rushers to get around. In 2018, he was a leading blocker on a line that was one of the best in nation for fewest sacks allowed and was very steady in protecting the blind side for Drew Lock. The Tigers also had some success on the ground while averaging 200 yards per game.

    Durant broke into the starting lineup in 2017 after watching the first three games. He started out his collegiate career at Arizona Western Community College and was one of the top junior college recruits after one semester at Arizona Western.


  13. Lucas Niang, OT, TCU
    Height: 6-6. Weight: 315. Arm: 34.25. Hand: 10.5.
    Projected 40 Time: 5.30.
    Projected Round (2020): 3-5.

    4/21/20: Niang is a big blocker who is talented and athletically gifted, but he has issues with work ethic and lethargy.

    8/17/19: The big right tackle did not allow a sack during his junior season. He also was solid in the ground game, using his size to get the better of many Big XII defensive linemen. Niang rotated into the game as a freshman before seeing eight starts as a sophomore. Niang is on NFL teams' preseason watch list, with some evaluators putting him as having potential to go in the top half of the 2020 NFL Draft.




  14. Charlie Heck, OT, North Carolina
    Height: 6-7. Weight: 309. Arm: 34.13. Hand: 10.
    40 Time: 5.16.
    Projected Round (2020): 3-5.

    4/21/20: Heck played well for the Tar Heels in 2019 despite missing some time with a broken hand. He played with the injury and had an impressive performance against Clemson. At the East-West Shrine, Heck had a good week of practice, but he was not as impressive in Mobile while taking on the Senior Bowl edge rushers. He had a solid performance at the combine.

    8/17/19: Heck has NFL lineage with his father, Andy, having been an offensive line coach with the Chiefs. Heck has good height and length for the NFL, but it wouldn't hurt him to continue to get stronger. He could be limited to right tackle in the NFL.


  15. Cameron Clark, OT/G, Charlotte
    Height: 6-4. Weight: 308. Arm: 34.13. Hand: 11.
    40 Time: 5.29.
    Projected Round (2020): 4-6.

    4/21/20: Clark started at left tackle for Charlotte. Team sources singled out Clark as a player who helped himself at the East-West Shrine and is worthy of getting drafted on Day 3 of the 2020 NFL Draft. Clark (6-4, 300) has a strong build with some athleticism and quickness. With his upside, Clark could be a nice developmental backup who grows into being a contributor.

    8/17/19: Clark has started the past couple of seasons and played well enough to earn a spot on NFL teams' preseason watch list. He is light and undersized for the NFL, so it would be wise for him to add weight and strength to compete at the next level.


  16. Terrance Steele, OT, Texas Tech
    Height: 6-6. Weight: 312. Arm: 35.88. Hand: 9.13.
    40 Time: 5.03.
    Projected Round (2020): 4-6.

    4/21/20: Steele had a quality 2019 that helped his draft stock, but he had a bad Senior Bowl that could drop him well into the third day of the 2020 NFL Draft. Teams like his length on the edge, athleticism, and his size for the NFL.

    For the pros, team sources believe Steele is more of a left tackle who might have some backup swing tackle ability to start out his NFL career. Prior to his damning Senior Bowl week, some felt that Steele was a better prospect than Le'Raven Clark, a Texas Tech offensive tackle who was a third-round pick in the 2016 NFL Draft. Steele's performance in Mobile, however, caused a free fall on draft boards.




  17. Hakeem Adeniji, OT/G, Kansas
    Height: 6-4. Weight: 302. Arm: 33.38. Hand: 9.88.
    40 Time: 5.17.
    Projected Round (2020): 4-6.

    4/21/20: Adeniji probably should move inside to guard for the NFL because he lacks length for blocking on the edge. He is a good athlete who is a smooth mover and quick on his feet. Adeniji could be a really good fit at guard in a zone-blocking system. He should improve his strength for the NFL, which was apparent at the Senior Bowl. With his arm length, Adeniji should probably move inside to guard.

    8/17/19: Adeniji has been a starter at left tackle during his collegiate career, but NFL teams have him listed as a guard on their preseason watch list, and some advance scouts identify Adeniji as having the potential to go in the top half of the 2020 NFL Draft. Adeniji is a skilled pass protector who has some athleticism and movement skills. Team sources say he is a good athlete with quick feet but is shorter than ideal for a left tackle.


  18. Calvin Throckmorton, OT/G, Oregon
    Height: 6-5. Weight: 317. Arm: 32.5. Hand: 9.5.
    40 Time: 5.57.
    Projected Round (2020): 4-6.

    4/21/20: Throckmorton had a solid 2019 season and was a steady blocker for Oregon. Team sources say they see Throckmorton as having mid-round potential, but they weren't overly impressed with him in 2019 and felt that Senior Bowl was very damaging, as the all-star defensive linemen consistently got the better of Throckmorton. For the NFL, his best fit would be at guard.

    8/17/19: Throckmorton is a good college blocker who has been a mainstay on the field for the Ducks, holding an active streak of over 38 straight starts after breaking into the lineup as a redshirt freshman. He showed improvement as a junior while also displaying impressive versatility with six starts at right tackle, five at left tackle, one at center, and one at right guard. Along with his flexibility, Throckmorton has showed improved strength, as he has filled out his frame during his time at Oregon. Team sources say that Throckmorton received a projection as a player with the potential to be a pick in the top half of the 2020 NFL Draft by advance scouts.

    Throckmorton started at right tackle and guard for Oregon during the 2017 season. As a redshirt freshman in 2016, he started at right tackle for the Ducks.


  19. Tyre Phillips, OT, Mississippi State
    Height: 6-5. Weight: 345. Arm: 35.13. Hand: 10.38.
    40 Time: 5.37.
    Projected Round (2020): 4-6.

    4/21/20: Phillips is a large tackle who took some time to develop. He started out his collegiate career in the junior college ranks before going to the Bulldogs and redshirting in his first season. Over the past two seasons, Phillips logged snaps at left tackle and played well enough to earn an invitation to the Senior Bowl. It might be best if Phillips moved to right tackle or inside to right guard.




  20. Jack Driscoll, OT, Auburn
    Height: 6-5. Weight: 306. Arm: 33. Hand: 9.88.
    40 Time: 5.02.
    Projected Round (2020): 5-7.

    4/21/20: Driscoll was solid at right tackle for Auburn in 2019, but he should get stronger for the NFL. He could be a backup who develops into being a contributor.

    8/17/19: Driscoll played at UMass for three seasons (2015-17) and earned a lot of all-conference accolades in that time. He was a starter at right tackle during his junior year and could form a good tackle tandem for Auburn in 2019. Driscoll won the starting right tackle position during spring football. It will be interesting to see how he handles the jump in competition for the SEC.


  21. Alex Taylor, OT, South Carolina State
    Height: 6-8. Weight: 308. Arm: 36.13. Hand: 11.
    40 Time: 5.09.
    Projected Round (2020): 5-7.

    4/21/20: Taylor is a huge right tackle prospect and is a former basketball player who took sometime coming around to football. He has excellent length for blocking on the edge in the NFL, and it will be interesting to see if he can bend his big frame to win leverage against smaller, quick defensive linemen and edge rushers. Taylor was decent at the Senior Bowl, but needs development for the NFL. He should start out as a backup.


  22. Colton McKivitz, OT, West Virginia
    Height: 6-6. Weight: 304. Arm: 33.25. Hand: 10.25.
    40 Time: 5.35.
    Projected Round (2020): 5-7.

    4/21/20: McKivitz was okay for the West Virginia. He could be better off moving inside to guard in the NFL as his arm length would make him a better fit on the inside.

    8/17/19: After redshirting in 2015, McKivitz has been a mainstay starting at tackle for West Virginia. As a junior, McKivitz held down the right tackle position with Yodney Cajuste on the left side. Following Cajuste moving on to the NFL, it will be interesting to see if McKivitz moves to left tackle. He has 35 career starts.




  23. Jared Hilbers, OT, Washington
    Height: 6-7. Weight: 305.
    Projected 40 Time: 5.60.
    Projected Round (2020): 5-7.

    4/21/20: Hilbers is a late-round right tackle prospect for the NFL and played well overall in 2019. He is a better run blocker than pass protector, but he has backup potential. Hilbers had some issues with Utah's edge rushers and against Stanford. Improving his ability to handle speed rushers is critical for the NFL.

    8/17/19: Hilbers was a respectable starting left tackle in 2018 with Trey Adams out of the lineup with a back injury. Now that right tackle Kaleb McGary has moved on to the NFL, Hilbers could be taking over on the right side as McGary's replacement since Adams will be back on the field after his back injury. Some NFL teams projected Hilbers to the back half of the 2020 NFL Draft or undrafted free agent ranks.


  24. Alex Givens, OT/G, Ole Miss
    Height: 6-6. Weight: 303.
    Projected 40 Time: 5.32.
    Projected Round (2020): 6-FA.

    4/21/20: Givens started at right tackle for Ole Miss for 2019. He had a slow start to the year after back surgery in the summer limited him in training camp, but he rounded into form over the course of the season. Givens could have medical red flags due to his back injury.

    8/17/19: Givens settled in at right guard during his sophomore year and had a quality season blocking for the Rebels. As a freshman, he rotated into the game and also made five starts at right tackle. Givens could improve as a junior now that he has more full-time starting experience.


  25. D'Ante Smith, OT, East Carolina
    Height: 6-4. Weight: 295.
    Projected 40 Time: 5.10.
    Projected Round (2020): 6-FA.

    4/21/20: Smith needs to gain weight and could be a candidate to move to guard for the NFL.

    8/17/19: Smith was the Pirates' starter at left tackle in 2018 and did well enough to earn a spot on NFL teams' preseason watch list. During his sophomore year, he had one start at guard and four at left tackle. Smith needs to get stronger for the NFL.




  26. Brandon Bowen, OT, Ohio State
    Height: 6-7. Weight: 345.
    Projected 40 Time: 5.60.
    Projected Round (2020): 6-FA.

    4/21/20: Bowen moved to right tackle for Ohio State, where he was solid, although not impressive. He looks like a backup quality player for the NFL.

    8/17/19: Bowen blocked well for Ohio State in 2017 before going down midway through the year with a season-ending injury. He missed all of the 2018 season while rehabilitating, and the Buckeyes missed him on the inside of their line. Bowen has to get on the field and avoid injury while returning to his pre-injury form to help his draft stock.


  27. Scott Frantz, OT, Kansas State
    Height: 6-5. Weight: 297.
    Projected 40 Time: 5.00.
    Projected Round (2020): 6-FA.

    4/21/20: Team sources feel Frantz is a late-rounder or undrafted free agent. He was a solid blocker for Kansas State.

    8/17/19: Frantz really struggled with Mississippi State edge rusher Montez Sweat in 2018. Frantz looked like a player who should return to school to improve before going pro, and he wisely decided to return to Manhattan for 2019. After redshirting for a season, Frantz took the starting left tackle position as a freshman for Kansas State. He has been a steady blocker on the blind side for the Wildcats over the past few seasons. Frantz possesses quality technique and is an intelligent blocker. Given his size, he may have to move inside to guard or center in the NFL.


  28. Tommy Kraemer, OT/G, Notre Dame
    Height: 6-5. Weight: 314.
    Projected 40 Time: 5.29.
    Projected Round (2020): 7-FA

    4/21/20: Kraemer started at right guard for Notre Dame in 2019. He could be a worthy late-rounder as a swing backup at guard and tackle.

    8/17/19: Kraemer run blocked well in 2018, but he had some issues in pass protection at times. Kraemer split the right tackle job with Robert Hainsey in 2017. Kraemer was the more steady of the two, but Hainsey has more athletic upside, so Kraemer was moved to right guard, and that is his best fit.


2020 NFL Draft Position Rankings:
QB | RB | FB | WR | TE | OT | G | C | DE | DT | NT | 3-4 OLB | 3-4 DE | OLB | ILB | CB | S | K | P

2021 NFL Draft Position Rankings:
QB | RB | FB | WR | TE | OT | G | C | DE | DT | NT | 3-4 OLB | 3-4 DE | OLB | ILB | CB | S | K | P

2022 NFL Draft Position Rankings:
QB | RB | FB | WR | TE | OT | G | C | DE | DT | NT | 3-4 OLB | 3-4 DE | OLB | ILB | CB | S | K | P



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