Earl Watford Scouting Report

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Earl Watford Scouting Report

Position: OG
Conference: Div I-AA
School: James Madison Dukes
Year/Status: Senior
Jersey Number: #70
Height & Weight: 6'3 - 300 lbs.
Draft Prediction: Fourth Round
Drafted 4.19 in 2013 by ARI

2013 NFL Combine Results
40-Yard Dash5.06
Bench press24
Vertical jump30.0
Broad jump107
Three-cone drill7.77
20-yard shuttle5.00

2013 NFL Draft Prospect Scouting Report:

Earl Watford, OG, James Madison

Every year, a couple players from the Colonial Athletic Association earn a spot on a NFL roster. James Madison Dukes offensive lineman Earl Watford has all the physical tools and will need to prove his can play up to the speed of the NFL.

Watford played very well at the East-West Shrine Bowl, which really put him on the map as a potential draft pick. Athletic build. Will transition to the interior. Explodes off the line and showed his best tape as a drive-blocker. Sloppy footwork when zone blocking. Will sometimes get too high when run blocking. Leverage is inconsistent and will try to manhandle guys rather than playing with fundamentals every down. Usually does a good job to not lunge or reach. Lateral movement is satisfactory.

Played against lower competition in the CAA. Awareness is lacking when defensive lines twist and stunt. Must keep head on a swivel. Shows great motor on one drive and then will disappear the next. Will need to stay hot all game and not take plays off. When playing full-tilt, he really gets after guys to the whistle.

Last Updated Apr-29-2013 by Matt De Lima

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