NFL Draft Report: Offensive tackle grades
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Matt Kalil (Ron Chenoy/USP)
Matt Kalil (Ron Chenoy/USP)
NFL Draft Report
Posted Apr 24, 2012


Dave-Te Thomas ranks the top 90 offensive tackles. The group is led by USC's Matt Kalil, who figures to go to Minnesota at No. 3. The other first-round prospect is Iowa's Riley Reiff.

Here are the top 90 offensive tackles in the draft, as rated by NFL Draft Report’s Dave-Te' Thomas. “Round” is Thomas’ prediction. “Grade” is based on pro potential.

KALIL, Matt (J)

Southern California

Height: 6:065 Weight: 306 40 time: 4.96

Round: 1 Grade: 7.3


REIFF, Riley (J)

Iowa

Height: 6:056 Weight: 313 40 time: 5.16

Round: 1 Grade: 6.9


OSEMELE, Kelechi

Iowa State

Height: 6:054 Weight: 333 40 time: 5.22

Round: 2 Grade: 6.8


ALLEN, Jeff

Illinois

Height: 6:037 Weight: 307 40 time: 5.17

Round: 2-3 Grade: 6.4


MASSIE, Bobby (J)

Mississippi

Height: 6:061 Weight: 316 40 time: 5.18

Round: 2 Grade: 6.3


MARTIN, Jonathan (J)

Stanford

Height: 6:053 Weight: 312 40 time: 5.35

Round: 1 Grade: 6.3


SANDERS, Zebrie

Florida State

Height: 6:055 Weight: 320 40 time: 5.33

Round: 3-4 Grade: 6.1


SCHWARTZ, Mitchell

California

Height: 6:053 Weight: 318 40 time: 5.38

Round: 2-3 Grade: 6.1


MOSLEY, Brandon

Auburn

Height: 6:055 Weight: 314 40 time: 5.14

Round: 4-5 Grade: 5.8


ADAMS, Mike

Ohio State

Height: 6:072 Weight: 323 40 time: 5.28

Round: 2 Grade: 5.6


STEPHENSON, Donald

Oklahoma

Height: 6:054 Weight: 312 40 time: 4.94

Round: 3 Grade: 5.6


COMPTON, Tom

South Dakota

Height: 6:047 Weight: 314 40 time: 5.01

Round: 4-5 Grade: 5.4


POTTER, Nate

Boise State

Height: 6:057 Weight: 303 40 time: 5.26

Round: 5-6 Grade: 5.2


McCANTS, Matt

Alabama-Birmingham

Height: 6:057 Weight: 308 40 time: 5.40

Round: 5-6 Grade: 5.2


ADAMS, JEFF

Columbia

Height: 6:057 Weight: 306 40 time: 5.118

Round: 6-7 Grade: 5.1


REYNOLDS, Matt

Brigham Young

Height: 6:044 Weight: 302 40 time: 5.27

Round: 5-6 Grade: 5.1


DATKO, Andrew

Florida State

Height: 6:060 Weight: 315 40 time: 5.19

Round: 6-7 Grade: 5.0


KELLY, Dennis

Purdue

Height: 6:081 Weight: 321 40 time: 5.37

Round: 7 Grade: 5.0


BAKER, Steven

East Carolina

Height: 6:074 Weight: 301 40 time: 4.965

Round: 7/FA Grade: 5.0


GONZALES, David

Washington State

Height: 6:052 Weight: 295 40 time: 5.24

Round: 7/FA Grade: 4.9


HOLMES, Lamar

Southern Mississippi

Height: 6:053 Weight: 323 40 time: 5.29

Round: 6-7 Grade: 4.9


WALDRON, Dustin

Portland State

Height: 6:050 Weight: 305 40 time: 5.28

Round: 7 Grade: 4.9


ADCOCK, Levy

Oklahoma State

Height: 6:054 Weight: 320 40 time: 5.22

Round: 7/FA Grade: 4.9


CARMON, James

Mississippi State

Height: 6:056 Weight: 330 40 time: 5.29

Round: 7/FA Grade: 4.9


JONES, Marcel

Nebraska

Height: 6:061 Weight: 320 40 time: 5.57

Round: 7/FA Grade: 4.8


OGLESBY, Josh

Wisconsin

Height: 6:072 Weight: 338 40 time: 5.75

Round: PFA Grade: 4.8


ZUSEVICS, Markus

Iowa

Height: 6:053 Weight: 303 40 time: 5.08

Round: FA Grade: 2.5


SOWELL, Bradley

Mississippi

Height: 6:067 Weight: 309 40 time: 5.23

Round: PFA Grade: 4.8


MONDEK, Nick

Purdue

Height: 6:055 Weight: 304 40 time: 4.86

Round: PFA Grade: 4.8


LAWRENCE, Addison

Mississippi State

Height: 6:036 Weight: 303 40 time: 5.14

Round: PFA Grade: 4.8


RYAN, Mike

Connecticut

Height: 6:055 Weight: 327 40 time: 5.25

Round: PFA Grade: 4.7


WALKER, Landon

Clemson

Height: 6:056 Weight: 302 40 time: 5.48

Round: PFA Grade: 4.7


CULLEN, John

Utah

Height: 6:044 Weight: 297 40 time: 5.28

Round: PFA Grade: 4.7


KNAPP, Dan

Arizona State

Height: 6:045 Weight: 304 40 time: 4.99

Round: PFA Grade: 4.7


DRAHEIM, Tommie

San Diego State

Height: 6:040 Weight: 305 40 time: 5.05

Round: PFA Grade: 4.7


MURPHY, Kevin

Harvard

Height: 6:070 Weight: 303 40 time: 5.27

Round: PFA Grade: 4.7


WEEMS, Darrion

Oregon

Height: 6:051 Weight: 318 40 time: 5.35

Round: PFA Grade: 4.7


CORNICK, Paul

North Dakota State

Height: 6:054 Weight: 310 40 time: 5.30

Round: PFA Grade: 4.7


ANDERSON, Justin

Georgia

Height: 6:043 Weight: 335 40 time: 5.24

Round: PFA Grade: 4.7


LONG, Joe

Wayne State (MI)

Height: 6:053 Weight: 308 40 time: 5.48

Round: FA Grade: 4.7


BURDEN, Chandler

Kentucky

Height: 6:044 Weight: 315 40 time: 5.06

Round: FA Grade: 4.6


BARCLAY, Don

West Virginia

Height: 6:037 Weight: 305 40 time: 5.05

Round: FA Grade: 4.6


HARRIS, Bryce

Fresno State

Height: 6:061 Weight: 300 40 time: 5.21

Round: 7/FA Grade: 4.6


VANDERMEULEN, Mike

Toledo

Height: 6:060 Weight: 307 40 time: 5.08

Round: FA Grade: 4.6


DeCHRISTOPHER, Blake

Virginia Tech

Height: 6:042 Weight: 313 40 time: 5.24

Round: FA Grade: 4.6


DEVER, Taylor

Notre Dame

Height: 6:053 Weight: 298 40 time: 5.40

Round: FA Grade: 4.6


OLSON, Trevor

Northern Illinois

Height: 6:054 Weight: 302 40 time: 5.29

Round: FA Grade: 4.6


JONES, Jarvis

Oklahoma

Height: 6:064 Weight: 302 40 time: 5.39

Round: FA Grade: 4.6


LANIER, Andrew

Virginia Tech

Height: 6:051 Weight: 290 40 time: 5.03

Round: FA Grade: 4.6


MULDROW, Richard

Richmond

Height: 6:057 Weight: 308 40 time: 5.20

Round: FA Grade: 4.6


FREEMAN, Grant

Arkansas

Height: 6:064 Weight: 300 40 time: 5.32

Round: FA Grade: 4.6


HARDRICK, Jermarcus

Nebraska

Height: 6:037 Weight: 320 40 time: 5.39

Round: FA Grade: 4.6


HOLMES, Tyler

Tulsa

Height: 6:043 Weight: 308 40 time: 5.48

Round: CMP Grade: 4.5


MADSEN, Paul

Colorado State

Height: 6:043 Weight: 312 40 time: 5.26

Round: CMP Grade: 4.5


HOCH, Dan

Missouri

Height: 6:067 Weight: 330 40 time: 5.39

Round: CMP Grade: 4.5


HILL, Kyle

Duke

Height: 6:057 Weight: 307 40 time: 5.21

Round: CMP Grade: 4.5


MENKIN, Nate

Mary Hardin-Baylor

Height: 6:050 Weight: 296 40 time: 5.10

Round: CMP Grade: 4.5


OPPERUD, Jon

Montana

Height: 6:065 Weight: 302 40 time: 5.36

Round: CMP Grade: 4.5


REMMERS, Mike

Oregon State

Height: 6:051 Weight: 300 40 time: 5.14

Round: CMP Grade: 4.5


McDONALD, Andrew

Indiana

Height: 6:053 Weight: 316 40 time: 5.30

Round: CMP Grade: 4.5


GREENE, A.J.

Auburn

Height: 6:050 Weight: 298 40 time: 5.18

Round: CMP Grade: 4.5


OKAFOR, Mickey

Texas Tech

Height: 6:056 Weight: 308 40 time: 5.34

Round: CMP Grade: 4.5


NUNN, Kyle

South Carolina

Height: 6:050 Weight: 295 40 time: 5.48

Round: CMP Grade: 4.5


OLSON, Jeff

Texas Christian

Height: 6:035 Weight: 303 40 time: 5.28

Round: CMP Grade: 4.4


TILLMAN, Ryan

Marshall

Height: 6:043 Weight: 280 40 time: 5.33

Round: CMP Grade: 4.4


TOMLINSON, Matt

North Texas

Height: 6:056 Weight: 306 40 time: 5.43

Round: CMP Grade: 4.4


PIESCHEl, Nick

Central Florida

Height: 6:063 Weight: 309 40 time: 5.31

Round: CMP Grade: 4.4


NOVIKOFF, Tyrone

Idaho

Height: 6:065 Weight: 316 40 time: 5.45

Round: CMP Grade: 4.4


HANSON, Zach

Kansas State

Height: 6:086 Weight: 328 40 time: 5.46

Round: CMP Grade: 4.4


SHAW, Greg

Louisiana State

Height: 6:050 Weight: 292 40 time: 5.28

Round: CMP Grade: 4.4


HENDRICKSON, Tyler

Concordia (MN)

Height: 6:061 Weight: 312 40 time: 5.26

Round: CMP Grade: 4.4


WINNEWISSER, Scott

Cal Poly

Height: 6:047 Weight: 301 40 time: 5.16

Round: CMP Grade: 4.4


MONTGOMERY, Anthony

Louisiana-Monroe

Height: 6:040 Weight: 302 40 time: 5.35

Round: CMP Grade: 4.4


MEADOR, Reid

Hillsdale (MI)

Height: 6:066 Weight: 293 40 time: 5.36

Round: CMP Grade: 4.4


ALLARD, Shea

Delaware

Height: 6:050 Weight: 305 40 time: 5.20

Round: CMP Grade: 4.3


WEAVER, Rocky

Central Michigan

Height: 6:050 Weight: 278 40 time: 5.02

Round: CMP Grade: 4.3


ROCKHILL, Carson

Calgary

Height: 6:047 Weight: 293 40 time: 5.14

Round: CMP Grade: 4.3


McCOY, Ernest

Texas Southern

Height: 6:046 Weight: 328 40 time: 5.27

Round: CMP Grade: 4.3


SIMMONS, Aderious

Arizona State

Height: 6:062 Weight: 315 40 time: 5.24

Round: CMP Grade: 4.3


YANDELL, Clyde

Georgia State

Height: 6:051 Weight: 288 40 time: 5.36

Round: CMP Grade: 4.3


SHEDD, Brad

Idaho State

Height: 6:066 Weight: 292 40 time: 5.30

Round: CMP Grade: 4.3


MARTINOVICH, Michael

Kansas

Height: 6:041 Weight: 258 40 time: 5.05

Round: CMP Grade: 4.3


POLLEY, R.J.

South Dakota

Height: 6:062 Weight: 316 40 time: 5.38

Round: CMP Grade: 4.3


HILL, Jeremy

Campbell

Height: 6:075 Weight: 343 40 time: 5.65

Round: CMP Grade: 4.3


McKENNA, Troy

Lehigh

Height: 6:031 Weight: 264 40 time: 4.78

Round: CMP Grade: 4.3


SHELLER, Sean

UCLA

Height: 6:041 Weight: 309 40 time: 5.32

Round: CMP Grade: 4.3


BASFORD, Ryan

Navy

Height: 6:051 Weight: 272 40 time: 5.22

Round: CMP Grade: 4.3


FOKETI, Manase

Kansas State

Height: 6:051 Weight: 305 40 time: 5.25

Round: CMP Grade: 4.3


STURDIVANT, Trinton

Georgia

Height: 6:044 Weight: 322 40 time: 5.00

Round: CMP Grade: 4.3


PREECE, Keefer

Angelo State

Height: 6:050 Weight: 280 40 time: 5.40

Round: CMP Grade: 4.3




Thomas' grades are based on pro potential and are not round projections.

8.5-9.0


Franchise Player: Immediate starter. ... Should have a major impact to the success of the franchise, barring injury. ... Possesses superior critical factors in all areas. ... Plays with consistency and without abnormal extra effort. ... Rare talent.

7.8-8.4


Top Ten Player: Immediate starter. ... Should have a major impact to the success of the franchise, barring injury. ... Possesses superior critical factors in most areas. ... Plays with consistency and without abnormal extra effort. ... Rare talent.

7.3-7.7


Star Quality: Eventual starter. ... Should make a significant contribution in his first year. ... Possesses above average critical factors. ... Has the talent and skills to start. ... Will contribute to upgrading the team. ... Can play without abnormal effort, but has some inconsistency in his play that will improve with refinement and development. ... Has no real weakness.

6.9-7.2


Impact Player: Possesses at least average to above average critical factors in all areas. ... Will contribute immediately, whether as a starter or a valuable reserve. ... Will move into the starting lineup with seasoning. ... Above average player who needs to refine certain areas.

6.4-6.8


Eventual Starter: Could move into the starting lineup within three years. ... Has average critical factors in all areas. ... Needs further development, but has the ability to contribute.

6.0-6.3


Potential Starter: Could force himself into the starting lineup with improved performances. ... Will make a team. ... Has average critical factors in most areas, but at least one with less than average quality that he will have a hard time overcoming. ... Probable draft choice.

5.5-5.8


Roster Player: Has the ability to serve as a key reserve and possible future starter. ... Has average critical factors, but more several areas that are less than average. ... Plays with normal extra effort.

5.0-5.4


Project: Has the skills to play pro ball with proper tutoring. ... May make a team based on need. ... Possesses no real strong critical factors and is probably below average in several areas that the player will have a hard time overcoming.. Possible draft choice, but only if that team is caught short on talent available at that position.

4.6-4.9


Developmental : Could make a team with an impressive showing in training camp. ... Not strong in most critical factors. ... Deficient in more than one area that he will not be able to overcome. ... At least average in the factor of competitiveness. ... May not make a team due to his limitations.

4.1-4.5


Camp Player: Has redeeming qualities that could allow him to play in the pros with improved performances. ... Deficient in more than one critical factor. ... Might make a team, but will always be the player that squad will look to replace.

3.5-4.0


Reject: Might make a team, but has glaring deficiencies in several critical factors. ... Below average competitor whose athletic skills will allow him to enter training camp, but has a difficult time in trying to make a team.

2.0-2.5


Unrated: Serious injury (2.0) or off-field problem (2.5).


Dave-Te' Thomas has more than 40 years of experience scouting for the NFL. With the NFL Draft Report, Thomas handles a staff that evaluates and tests college players before the draft and prepares the NFL's official Draft Packet, which is distributed to all 32 teams prior to the draft. Follow Viking Update on Twitter and discuss this story on our subscriber message board.




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