Alex Linnenkohl Scouting Report
Alex Linnenkohl
Alex Linnenkohl - Oregon St. (HT: 6-1⅞ - WT: 303)
Combine 40: N/A - Pro Day 40: N/A - Position Rank: 7 of 20

Positives: Athletic... Heady, intelligent, good football IQ... Reasonably good pass blocker... Good lateral blocking range... Sets up quickly, gets into his blocks quickly... Good knee bend... Good arm extension and hand placement... Good lateral movement and slide... Does a nice job staying in front of defender... Maintains good position, good wall-off blocker... Very solid anchor, does an adequate job holding his ground... Carries his pads reasonably well... Seldom lunges into his blocks... Very solid run blocker... Gets into his run blocks reasonably quick... Solid drive blocker... Gets a good push... Stays low, plays with good leverage... Can pull and seal inside on the corner... Can get to the second level... Good flexibility and body control... Breaks down reasonably well and does a nice job blocking in space... Plays with a mean streak... Good mental toughness... Hard worker, tenacious, plays with passion... Will get looks at Guard as well... This kid will make a team and eventually compete for a starting spot.

Negatives: Shorter than ideal arms and small hands... Not a particularly good finisher, needs to stay on blocks longer... Needs to get stronger at POA... Can be pushed back into the pocket... Light hands, doesn't have much force in his punch... Doesn't generate much power.

(February 8, -- The official roster of players invited to this year's scouting combine, which takes place from February 23 - March 1 at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Ind. has been announced. Refer to the tabs in the navigation bar for the combine participants by position. Overall, a total of 330 players have been invited to this year's combine, three more than last year. Sideline Scouting will be posting complete weigh-in and testing results daily.

*A.J. Green
WR, Georgia
*Nick Fairley
DT, Auburn
Von Miller
LB, Texas A&M;
*Da'Quan Bowers
DE, Clemson
*Cameron Newton
QB, Auburn
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