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Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Draft Rewind 2008 - Jeff Otah - Carolina Panthers

What Ourlads NFL Scouting Services said about JEFF OTAH: Pittsburgh, 6066 322 5.57. Two-year starter. Junior college transfer. Thick upper and lower body. Dominates with power. Athletic on pulls. Can seal the perimeter. Plays on his feet, but plays high. Quick to pull cut block on the backside away from play. Seals off inside with down blocks. Can get push and movement on his base blocks when he bends his knees. Can redirect, mirror, and slide in pass protection. Works to finish. Quick first step into the defender with his head and hands. Will lose base at times if he gets up on his toes. Naturally strong. Explosive punch at times. Powerful hips. Can anchor and stop a charge. Active with his hands. Must play in a bent knee position in pass protection or he can be leveraged back. Has some maul in him. Needs work against wide speed rushers. Physical on screen passes. Has only played major college football two years. An ascending powerful run blocker. Has all the tools to contribute as a rookie. OSR:27/42. First/ second round. (A-35 3/8, H-9 1/4, BP-27, 10-1.88).