2016 OL Rankings
1. Laremy Tunsil OT Ole Miss | 6’5″ – 315lbs
More of a pass protector than a run blocker, Tunsil relies heavily on athleticism to protect the passer. A willing and aggressive run blocker who will need to get stronger in order to be effective in the pro game.
2. Ronnie Stanley OT, Notre Dame | 6’5″ – 305lbs
Strong and athletic, these are two of the most coveted traits of LT in the NFL and Stanley has both. The ability to finish opponents in the run game and mirror rushers off the edge, he should be a fixture at LT in the NFL.
3. Jack Conklin OT Michigan State | 6’6″ – 305lbs
A plug and play starter at the right tackle position, with the ability to be dominant in the run game. A road grader at the position who has the ability to spot the left tackle position if injury requires. Can create holes in the run game.
4. Taylor Decker OT Ohio State | 6’7″ – 315lbs
Similiar prospect to Conklin, immediate starter at the right tackle position. Ability to move defenders and create holes in the run game.
5. Jason Spriggs OT Indiana | 6’5″ – 300lbs
A true dancing bear at the position with athleticism and light feet. Spriggs possess rare agility for those among his size, he has all-pro potential at the position. May take some time to develop in the pros.
6. Germain Ifedi OT Texas A & M | 6’5″ – 324lbs
Ability to play on the right or left side of the offensive line. Ifedi has the ability to move people in the run game and sufficient athleticism to hold up against speed rushers. Versatile prospect who will be highly coveted because of his ability to play multiple positions.
7. Shon Colemon OT Auburn | 6’5″ – 307lbs
Developmental prospect who has the raw abilities to play both tackles and guard positions. Colemon is a limited athlete, thus likely his best position is right tackle or guard. Good size and strength combination and can develop into a valuable player on the line.
8. Le’Raven Clark OT Texas Tech | 6’5″ – 315lbs
Developmental prospect with elite athleticism and quickness. Will need coaching in order to develop, but shows flashes of ability at the left tackle position. In two years, Clark should be above average left tackle.
9. Spencer Drango OT Baylor | 6’6″ – 310lbs
People mover in the run game, with the ability to open massive lanes in the run game. Limited athleticism, but makes up for it with physicality and strength. Could be a pro-bowl guard or elite level power right tackle.
10. Willie Beavers OT Western Michigan | 6’4″ – 324lbs
Athletic player with good size and movement ability. Beavers will need to improve his strength and does not play with the nasty streak that some teams like to see. Could develop into a left tackle, worse case is an athletic guard.
1. Cody Whitehair OG Kansas State | 6’4″ – 301lbs
High skilled player with the atheticism and balance to play at a high level. Possess the strength and base to anchor against the pass and create lanes in the run game. Whitehair has the ability to be a pro-bowl calibre guard at the next level.
2. Ryan Kelly OC Alabama | 6’4″ – 311lbs
Athletic move player at the centre position, has the ability to pull in the run game. Kelly is a polished player coming out of one of the top programs in the nation. Possess the toughness, resilience and intelligence to be the leader of the offensive line.
3. Nick Martin OC Notre Dame | 6’4″ – 299lbs
Physical player who loves to play in a phone booth. Tough, gritty, loves physicality and excels as a run blocker. Martin has the ability to play both guard and centre and has the ability to step in day one. Athletically limited though.
4. Joshua Garnett OG Stanford | 6’4″ – 312lbs
Size, movement and intelligence are hallmarks of his game. Garnett has the ability to play all of the interior line spots. Has the toughness as well as mobility that will have offensive line coaches excited to work with him.
5. Vadal Alexander OG LSU | 6’5″ – 325lbs
Huge frame, plays with strength and power. Has the ability to overpower defenders in the run game. Heavy footed player who struggles with lateral quickness on the interior. Best suited for a power run blocking scheme where he can use his big body and frame.