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Brandon Fusco

Brandon Fusco
NFL Draft Scouting Report


Slippery Rock

College Position: Center
School: Slippery Rock
Grade: Senior
Height: 6-4
Weight: 302
Draft Projection: Fourth
Overall Rank: Unranked
NFL Draft Position (Rank): Center (3)

Draft Result

Drafted in the 2011 Draft by the Minnesota Vikings in the 6th round with the #7 pick.
4 year starter and Division II Rimington Award winner.

Combine Results




  • Four year starter at center and Division II Rimington Award Winner
  • Moves his feet well and gets a good push as a run blocker
  • Excels at getting to the second level and sealing off run plays
  • Good pass blocker, anchors at the point of attack
  • Sets up quickly
  • Moves well down the line
  • Uses arms to keep defenders off his body
  • Durable, started all 44 games


  • Needs to keep driving feet during blocks
  • Stronger bull rushers can be effective against him
  • Lacks position versatility - Projects only as a center prospect
  • Not the strongest but has a frame to add more bulk and strength
  • A little stiff as an athlete


2011 NFL Draft Recap: NFC North Grades - May 17 (Chris Maier)
2011 NFL Draft: Jared Counterman's Winners and Losers - May 3 (Jared Counterman)
2011 NFL Draft Preview: 10 Players Flying Under the Radar - Apr 20 (Chris Maier)
2011 NFL Scouting Combine: Who and What To Watch - Feb 22 (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: North Practice Day Four - Jan 27 (Chris Maier & Doug Lancy)
2011 Senior Bowl: North Practice Day Two - Jan 25 (Chris Maier & Doug Lancy)
2011 Senior Bowl: North Team Heights Weights and More - Jan 24 (Chris Maier)
2011 Senior Bowl Preview: Who and What to Watch - Jan 22 (Chris Maier)
2011 Senior Bowl: Confirmed Players - Jan 6 (Chris Maier)

Mock Draft Results

2013-14 Season Fantasy Studs

QBPeyton ManningDEN516
RBJamaal CharlesKC295
WRJosh GordonCLE221
TEJimmy GrahamNO211
KStephen GostkowskiNE179
DEFKansas CityKC207
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