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Charles Brown
NFL Draft Scouting Report

Offensive Tackle

USC


College Position: Offensive Tackle
School: USC
Grade: Senior
Height: 6-5
Weight: 285
Birthdate: 04-10-1987
Draft Projection: Late First
Overall Rank: 25
NFL Draft Position (Rank): Offensive Tackle (4)

Draft Result

Drafted in the 2010 Draft by the New Orleans Saints in the 2nd round with the #32 pick.
An athletic former tight end with left tackle potential who get a chance to learn behind a productive New Orleans offensive line. Provides insurance for Jamaal Brown.

Strengths

  • Converted from tight end
  • Athletic body. Body movement looks different than average offensive tackle
  • Moves his feet well and can handle speed rushers
  • Tremendous lead blocker on sweep plays
  • Moves down the line well on counter plays. The NFL running game requires delayed hand offs against aggressive defenses
  • Offensive line at USC was well coached and emphasized fundamentals. Brown might actually be a better left guard prospect than left tackle
  • The most underrated offensive lineman in the draft
   

Weaknesses

  • Needs to bulk up. Brown is quick at 285lbs, but could get dominated in the running game playing at this weight
  • Not as sharp from a technique standpoint as most tackles. The conversion from tight end is still a work in progress
  • Drive blocking needs improvement
  • Not overly physical

News

2012 Undrafted Free Agent Signings - Apr 28 (Doug Lancy)
Combine Defensive Back Review - Mar 5 (Doug Lancy)
Combine Defensive Back Measurements - Feb 27 (Doug Lancy)
A Draftniks Guide to the Bowl Games: Week 2 (Dec 25 - 31) - Dec 22 (Chris Maier)
USC OT Tyron Smith and DT Jurell Casey Declare for 2011 NFL Draft - Dec 16 (Chris Maier)
Redskins Trade For OT Jamaal Brown Making Selection of Trent Williams Less Risky - Jun 20 (Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Draft Grades: NFC South - May 7 (Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Draft Grades: AFC South - May 2 (Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Draft: At First Glance - Winners and Losers - Apr 24 (Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Draft: Dan Wernery Plays GM for AFC Teams (Day Two) - Apr 23 (Dan Wernery)
2010 NFL Draft: Round 2 Mock Draft - Apr 23 (Dan Wernery)
2010 NFL Draft: 20 Bold Predictions For Day Two - Apr 23 (Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Draft: Day One Winners, Losers and More - Apr 22 (Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Draft: Five Players Who Will Be Drafted Earlier than Expected - Apr 22 (Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Draft: Dan Wernery Plays GM for NFC Teams - Apr 15 (Dan Wernery)
2010 NFL Draft: Dan Wernery Plays GM for AFC Teams - Apr 6 (Dan Wernery)
2010 Intersite NFL Mock Draft - Mar 16 (Chris Maier)
Raul Colon's 2010 NFL Mock Draft - Post Combine - Mar 7 (Raul Colon)
2010 NFL Scouting Combine Buzz: Offensive Lineman and Tight Ends - Feb 27 (Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Scouting Combine: Who and What To Watch - Feb 22 (Chris Maier)
2010 Senior Bowl Preview: Who and What To Watch - Jan 25 (Chris Maier)
2009-10 Bowl Game Preview: Emerald Bowl - Dec 23 (Patrick Black)
2010 Post-Thanksgiving Mock Draft - Two Rounds - Nov 28 (Chris Maier)
Feeling a Draft: Okung the most valuable Top 10 Commodity? - Nov 21 (Dan Wernery)
2010 NFL Draft: Mid Season Mock Draft - Oct 24 (Dan Wernery)
2010 NFL Mock Draft - An Early Look - Sep 30 (Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Draft: Top 10 OT Prospects - Jun 8 (Dan Wernery)

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