OC | (6-3, 305, 5.5) | Maryland
By Pro Football WeeklyNotes: High school All-American. Enrolled as a tight end in 1998 and redshirted. Moved to guard and started from the second game of the '99 season through the first part of the 2002 season. All-Atlantic Coast Conference in '01. Started 13 of 14 games in '02, missing one game due to injury, and was voted first-team All-ACC. Moved to center as a senior to help bolster a restructured offensive line.Positives: Tough, supersmart, competitive player who finds ways to get it done. Good intangibles. Durable. Built solidly. Understands leverage and angles. Smart and doesn't miss many assignments. Good at the point of attack. Feisty. Uses his hands well and locks out in pass protection. Has good technique.Negatives: Marginal athletic ability and feet. Not an overpowering blocker. Struggles in space. Plays tall at times and does not have great mobility. Questionable balance.Summary: Overachiever who lacks athleticism but has a good attitude and could develop into an adequate NFL player because of his work ethic.* Player biographies are provided by Pro Football Weekly.