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Derek Sherrod

Derek Sherrod
NFL Draft Scouting Report

Offensive Tackle

Mississippi State


College Position: Offensive Tackle
School: Mississippi State
Grade: Senior
Height: 6-6
Weight: 305
Birthdate: 04-23-1989
Draft Projection: Mid First
Overall Rank: 15
NFL Draft Position (Rank): Offensive Tackle (1)

Draft Result

Drafted in the 2011 Draft by the Green Bay Packers in Round 1 with the #32 pick.

Combine Results



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Strengths

  • Punishing run blocker
  • Good size - looks the part
  • Moves his feet well
  • Solid in pass protection - sets up quickly and shows good balance
  • Experienced 3 year starter with experience on right and left side, primarily left
  • Has the athleticism to play the left side
  • High character
  • Excels in the classroom
  

Weaknesses

  • Tends to play too upright in pass pro
  • Elite run blocker but still developing as a blindside protector
  • More good than great - Not flashy but effective
  • Needs to get stronger
  • Lacks a mean streak

News

SEC Preview - Aug 8 (Doug Lancy)
2011 NFL Draft Recap: NFC West Grades - Jun 5 (Chris Maier)
2011 NFL Draft Recap: NFC North Grades - May 17 (Chris Maier)
2011 NFL Draft: Day One Winners, Losers and More - Apr 28 (Chris Maier)
2011 NFL Draft: Fran Duffy's Final Mock Draft - Apr 28 (Fran Duffy)
2011 NFL Draft: Five Players Who Will Be Drafted Earlier than Expected - Apr 27 (Chris Maier)
Six Bold Predictions for the First Round of the 2011 NFL Draft - Apr 27 (Chris Maier)
2011 NFL Draft Preview: All In or Fold? - Apr 27 (Fran Duffy)
2011 NFL Draft Preview: Offensive Tackle - Apr 13 (Jared Counterman)
2011 NFL Draft Pick Analysis: Which Positions Provide the Best Value - Mar 17 (Fran Duffy)
2011 Scouting Combine: O-Line and Tight End Workout Buzz - Feb 26 (Chris Maier)
2011 Senior Bowl Report Card: Recapping the Weeks Top Stories Includes Stock Up/Down (Chris Maier) - Jan 28 (Chris Maier)
2011 Senior Bowl: Walkthrough Notes - Jan 28 (Chris Maier)
2011 Senior Bowl: South Practice Day Four - Jan 27 (Chris Maier & Doug Lancy)
2011 Senior Bowl: South Practice Day Three - Jan 26 (Chris Maier & Doug Lancy)
2011 Senior Bowl: South Practice Day Two - Jan 25 (Chris Maier & Doug Lancy)
2011 Senior Bowl: South Practice Day One - Jan 24 (Doug Lancy)
2011 Senior Bowl: South Team Heights Weights and More - Jan 24 (Doug Lancy)
2011 Senior Bowl Preview: Who and What to Watch - Jan 22 (Chris Maier)
2011 Senior Bowl: Confirmed Players - Jan 6 (Chris Maier)
A Draftniks Guide to the Bowl Games: Week 3 (Jan 1 - 9) - Dec 31 (Doug Lancy)
2011 NFL Mock Draft: Post-Christmas Edition (2 Rounds) - Dec 30 (Chris Maier)
2011 NFL Mock Draft: Thanksgiving Edition - Nov 25 (Chris Maier)

Mock Draft Results

Live Interactive Draft Coverage Pick Analysis

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