Tyron Smith scouting report

Tyron Smith OT USC
Ht: 6’5″

Wt: 285

Strengths:
An impressive athlete with quick feet. Definitely has the athleticism to play left tackle. Excels in pass protection. Impressive mobility for a lineman.
Weaknesses:
Limited experience at left tackle – a two-year starter on the right side. Suspended for one game in 2009 for academic reasons. Suffered a sprained knee in 2010. Slightly undersized, most teams prefer all of their lineman to over 300 pounds these days.
Comments:
Smith may not be ready for the pros right now, and probably should have stayed in school for another year, however he has rare athleticism for a lineman and teams are always looking for someone capable of playing left tackle. Given time to develop he could prove to be a special player. The only reason I would hesitate to take him in the 1st round would be due to his inability to play right away, however, I’m confident he can develop into a quality starter one or two years down the road.
Posted on by Ryan McCrystal in Scouting Reports - 2011 Comments Off

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