MADISON, Wis. – There is no doubt many around the Big 10 will be focusing their attention to the state of California this weekend. The anointed "collision in the coliseum" pits No. 5 Ohio State against No. 1 USC and has the potential to be great. However, the game not receiving much attention is...[details]
The Good: Is a powerful, well-built tight end with a solid frame and good strength as a blocker. Showcases good technique and does a nice job getting his hands inside and driving defenders down the field. Is a former QB who knows how to find soft spots in zone coverage. A clean route runner underneath. The Bad: Isn't real explosive and won't be able to get down the field vs. NFL-caliber linebackers. Takes him too long to get up to speed and isn't real fluid in space. Struggles reaching and staying on athletic linebackers in the run game.