Brandon Brooks Scouting Report

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Brandon Brooks Scouting Report

Position: OG
Conference: MidAmerican
School: Miami (OH) Redhawks
Year/Status: Drafted
Jersey Number: #56
Height & Weight: 6'5 - 343 lbs.
Draft Prediction: Fourth Round
Drafted 3.13 in 2012 by HOU

2012 NFL Draft Prospect Scouting Report:

Brandon Brooks, OG, Miami (OH)

Brooks is a versatile offensive lineman with a lot of experience and possesses top notch leadership qualities.

Competition in the Mid American Conference did not live up to expectations but that didn't stop Brooks from being one of the more impressive players at that level. He moves very well once he gets moving. As a run blocker, he performs best as a zone blocker. He's not really the type to drive forward and just dominate another player. Brooks takes good angles to the second level and has a natural bend. Despite a lack of lateral quickness, he doesn't have many 'bad' steps where he is wasting motion or inactive.

Brooks could afford to use his hands better as a pass blocker. He needs his hands to stay active and engage since he doesn't have the brute strength to impose his will, per se. He has a very good motor and mean streak. Brooks could also afford to shed a few pounds and improve upon his conditioning, not because he takes plays off but simply because, as mentioned, he's a bit overweight.

Last Updated Mar-31-2012 by Matt De Lima

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Prediction: 3rd Round

Mid 3rd to early 4th round prospect.

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reuben36 04/01/12 11:10 PM