Kelechi Osemele Scouting Report

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Kelechi Osemele Scouting Report

Position: OT
Conference: Big12
School: Iowa State Cyclones
Year/Status: Drafted
Jersey Number: #72
Height & Weight: 6'6 - 347 lbs.
Draft Prediction: Second Round
Drafted 2.28 in 2012 by BAL

2012 NFL Combine Results
40-Yard Dash5.36
Bench press32
Vertical jump26.5
Broad jump8'8
Three-cone drill7.91
20-yard shuttle4.87

2012 NFL Draft Prospect Scouting Report:

Kelechi Osemele, OT, Iowa State

Osemele has a ton of potential and could project almost anywhere along the offensive line in the NFL. He's built like a brick wall at 6'6" and 347 pounds. Has very long arms, good athleticism, and is very powerful. He'll likely end up at right tackle since he's just not quick enough to seal the edge if he played on the left.

The bottom line here is that Osemele is a very raw prospect who at times struggles to maintain technique. Since he's so strong, there are times when he doesn't set his feet properly or extend his arms to initiate contact. He needs to remember to stay low, bend his knees, and absorb contact.

That said, the sky is the limit here and given his penchant for both pass and run blocking, NFL teams are going to love this guy. His mean streak (something all offensive linemen must have) is unquestioned. He is looking to take guys out every play. Osemele's elite size, strength, and bulk are all going to pass the eye-ball test for scouts and he's going to catch a lot of attention because of it.

Last Updated Jan-29-2012 by Matt De Lima

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Prediction: 2nd Round


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Me101 02/07/12 07:56 PM
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