Sunday, February 12, 2012
By proscoutdan Posted at 7:00 AM
JOE STALEY: Central Michigan, 6057 306 4.75. Three-year starter that is a dependable pass protector. A body with good length and a frame to gain. A good run blocker that is competitive and works to finish his blocks. Gains an advantage with his quickness out of start. Explosive with an impact pop and surge. Gets movement on short yardage plays. Gains position with quickness and flexibility. Can bend. Can play flat-footed and adjust with lateral slide to movement and blocks two move pass rusher. Skilled in space and the second level. Nifty feet allow him to adjust and redirect. Plays with a good base. Could add strength in the run game. Needs more upper and lower body mass. Angular build that can wall off and screen the defender and create running lanes. Has long arms and big hands to control a pass rusher, anchor, and stop a charge. Explosive use of hands to lock out and get control. Position and adjust his hands. Ability to create separation. Can jolt and deliver punch. Began his career as a tight end. One of the most athletically gifted tackles in this year’s draft class. An ascending player with an impressive mix of size and speed. Second round. (A-34 1/4, H-10 1/2, BP-27, 10-DNP).