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Benjamin Ijalana

Benjamin Ijalana
NFL Draft Scouting Report

Guard

Villanova


College Position: Guard
School: Villanova
Grade: Senior
Height: 6-4
Weight: 320
Birthdate: 08-06-1989
Draft Projection: Second
Overall Rank: Unranked
NFL Draft Position (Rank): Guard (4)

Draft Result

Drafted in the 2011 Draft by the Indianapolis Colts in the 2nd round with the #17 pick.
Ijalana was widely viewed as the top FCS prospect in this draft class. He's a good athlete with great fit and versatility, the former Villanova tackle will likely shift inside to the guard position at the next level in Indianapolis.

Combine Results



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Strengths

  • Best small school prospect in 2011 NFL Draft
  • Combination of power and athleticism
  • Long arms
  • Drives defenders in the ground game
  • Shows quick feet in pass protection
  • High upside
  • Dominates small school competition
  

Weaknesses

  • A tad undersized for a left tackle - may need to move to guard
  • Technique - raw especially in pass protection
  • Balance - does not always play with good leverage in pass protection
  • Footwork needs improvement
  • Level of competition limits evaluation

News

2011 NFL Draft: Doug Lancy's 2nd Round Mock Draft - Apr 29 (Doug Lancy)

Mock Draft Results


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