Thursday, June 7, 2012
By proscoutdan Posted at 7:00 AM
JON ASAMOAH: Illinois, 6040 300 5.10. Three-year starter that is aggressive and physical in his play. Plays right guard and gains an advantage over his target with his first step quickness. Flashes an explosive pop and surge getting movement in short yardage and goal-line plays. Has good lateral quickness to cut off movement or penetration. Has strong and explosive hands. Can jolt and deliver a punch. Good body control to recover and get out of trouble as a pass protector. Plays square with a good base, balance, and knee bend in pass protection. Works to finish his blocks in the run game. Plays with violence and mental toughness. Intense, scrappy, and crafty. Effective on the second level taking good angles, locking on a linebacker and running his feet. Plays with good leverage and upper body strength. Has good arm length and big hands to control target. Did not work out at the Combine due to shoulder surgery after injury at the Senior Bowl. Second/third round. (A-33, H-10 3/4, BP-DNP, 10-DNP).