Exclusive! First comments from Guion since being drafted. Back in early January, junior defensive tackle Letroy Guion gambled on his future and decided to enter his name into the NFL Draft instead of returning for his senior year. His gamble paid off Sunday when he heard his name announced for the...[details]
2005 (Freshman): Late signee who will give the Seminoles much needed depth at defensive tackle...played four years of varsity at Bradford High School and helped lead his team to the state semifinals in each of his last three years...named the Gainesville Sun Player of the Year as a senior...a first team all-state and all-area selection following his junior and senior seasons...participated in the CaliFlorida Bowl with several members of FSU's 2005 signing class...the Class 2A Mr. Football runner-up as a senior...totaled 131 tackles, 21 tackles for loss, 12 sacks and forced 11 fumbles during his senior year...reported 40-yard dash time of 4.95 in the 40 with a bench press of 325 and a squat of 425...also considered Georgia, Tennessee, Iowa and Florida before selecting Florida State.
The good: Guion is one of the emerging prospects in the draft after enjoying his best season at Florida State. He has relatively good size with very good mobility and natural athleticism. He has both quick footwork and the type of hand speed NFL scouts look for in a tackle. Those skills, combined with his physical ability, help him do a nice job rushing the passer.
The bad: He struggles at times when working against bigger blockers or double teams. Some overall development still needs to take place, and Guion needs to become more consistent in general to take his game to the next level.
This is special to Rivals.com from Frank Coyle. Coyle has written about the NFL Draft in his newsletter for more than...[Complete Bio]