SELECTED BY CINCINNATI , ROUND 1, PICK 26, OVERALL PICK 26
OT | (6-7, 310, 5.21) | Stanford
By Pro Football WeeklyNotes: High school All-American. Third-year junior who lettered as a true freshman in 2000, playing as a backup in seven games. Started every game in 2001 at right tackle and was second-team All-Pac-10. Started all 11 games at right tackle last fall. In all, he started 23 games his sophomore and junior seasons at right tackle and gave up his final year of eligibility to enter the draft. First-team All-Pac-10 selection last fall. Winner of the Morris Trophy, given to top lineman in conference. Honorable mention All-American. Honorable mention Academic All-Pac-10. Entered the NFL draft with one year of eligibility remaining.Positives: Big, talented, mobile player with great athletic ability and long arms. Can play in space and adjust on the second level. Fluid and agile. Can shuffle and slide. Knee-bender who gets good leverage. Good hand placement. Has good technique. Stays square. Excellent 351-inch vertical jump. Versatile. Can play either tackle position. Gets good leverage.Negatives: Not consistent, lets up at times and can be beaten as a pass blocker. Late off the ball at times. Could get into his blocks more quickly. Lacks strength, especially in the upper body. Not very physical. Does not take great blocking angles. Needs more reps.Summary: Would have benefitted from another year in school but should still be a first-round pick, could make an immediate impact and has a ton of potential for a 20-year old.* Player biographies are provided by Pro Football Weekly.