Derek Sherrod scouting report

Derek Sherrod OT Mississippi State
Ht: 6’6″

Wt: 312

Strengths:
Prototypical size for an NFL lineman. A three-year starter at left tackle. A smart kid on and off the field. Team captain in 2010. Very solid fundamentals both in pass protection and run blocking.
Weaknesses:
Solid across the board, but not great at anything. Athleticism is only average, and may not allow for him to play left tackle at the next level.
Comments:
Sherrod is a solid but unspectacular lineman. He doesn’t have an exceptionally high ceiling, but his floor isn’t very low either. At worst, he develops into a quality right tackle. At best, he’s a quality left tackle. Whichever position he winds up at, he’s probably a starter but probably not a Pro Bowl caliber player. I wouldn’t hesitate to take him in the 2nd round, but wouldn’t reach for him in the 1st.
Posted on by Ryan McCrystal in Scouting Reports - 2011 Comments Off

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