No Graham Harrell. No Michael Crabtree. No problem? Or big problems for Texas Tech? Could the rift between Mike Leach and the Tech administration earlier this year be an omen of rough times ahead? In the second installment of the OB Big 12 Preview, we tell you why Tech will finish fifth in the Big...[details]
The Good: A tall, massive guard prospect with good base strength and the ability to anchor at the point of attack. Drops his pad level into blocks well and should be able to get good movement as an in-line run blocker at the next level. Has a strong punch on contact and uses it effectively. Keeps good balance in pass protection and when he locks on, it's over. The Bad: Wasn't asked to play in many traditional NFL sets. Plays with wide gaps and looks slow when his hand on the ground. Lacks great footwork and lateral mobility. Needs to play in a phone booth to be effective at the next level.