Tuesday, April 17, 2012
By proscoutdan Posted at 7:00 AM
RUSSELL OKUNG: Oklahoma State, 6052 307 5.17. A four-year starter that is as talented as any left tackle in the 2010 draft. Plays with good knee bend and base. Athletic and equally as productive as a run blocker or pass protector. Long arms and big hands to lock out and control a pass rusher. Effortlessly works the pass rusher up the field past the quarterback. Will use his hands to maul and engulf a defensive tackle. Demonstrates the ability to redirect and shift weight quickly. Sudden to pivot and turn then run. An explosive knee bender that can shock, control, and drive his target. Takes good angles to the second level to wall or cut off pursuit. Good body control, quickness, agility, and balance to sustain his blocks. Brings his feet when he comes off the ball. Can snap his hips and dominate his man. Effective player that has the physical tools to start on the next level. Has the desired length for a left tackle. Can bury defensive ends in the run game. Slams the defensive tackles on down blocks. Plays in a two-point stance. Team is spread oriented. Can reach and seal the edge. Locks on and controls the end or outside linebacker. Bends well. Strong hands. Is strong enough to anchor with his inside post leg. Quick enough to reach the backside cutoff. Gets good depth on pass protection. Good lateral quickness. Finished blocks better in 2009. A good athlete that has the tools to become an immediate starter. OSR:8/40. Early first round. (A-36, H-10 1/2, BP-38, 10-1.82).