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Ben Unotoa

OL | (6-4, 280, 5.1) | Kentucky State
By Pro Football Weekly

Notes: Played tackle at Foothill College in 1996. Was out of football and not in school in '97 and '98. Returned to play for Sacramento City College in '99. Came to Kentucky State as a tight end in 2000 and started every game. Didn't take enough courses to meet academic-eligibility requirements and did not play in '01. Moved to offensive tackle in the middle of the '02 season, converting from tight end. Was named first-team All-Southern Conference. Played in the Cactus Bowl.

Positives: Coaches believe he could be a top OL prospect if he was coming out of a bigger program because of his athleticism. Can probably play any position on the line, and has the athleticism to work at left tackle. Footwork could improve, but he has quick feet and is sudden.

Negatives: Was light in '02 because he shed weight to play tight end, but will add weight. Needs to learn how to use his hands and play with leverage. Would need to add bulk and upper-body strength to fend off NFL defensive ends. Lacks pop and mean streak as a run blocker.

Summary: Has the frame to be a 300-pound tackle or a king-sized tight end. Very raw as an offensive tackle but is athletic and has the quickness, agility and balance to fit into a system like the one the Broncos implement. As a tight end, lack of speed is the biggest problem, but he is a big target who can block. He will be 26 prior to Draft Day.

* Player biographies are provided by Pro Football Weekly.