Jake Kirkpatrick - TCU (HT: 6-2¼ - WT: 301) Combine 40: N/A - Pro Day 40: N/A - Position Rank: 6 of 18
Positives: Solid run blocker... Reasonably good short area quickness... Solid lateral movement and slide... Can get position and seal off the defender... Flashes a solid anchor... Flashes good hand play and a quick punch... Can explode into his blocks but lacks real power... Gets in front of stunts and blitzes... Can get to the second level... Aggressive... Does a solid job staying on his blocks... Does best work in short area.
Negatives: Gets too high, rises too quickly and plays too upright... Doesn't play with very good leverage in the running game... Hands get too wide... Hand punch is reasonably quick but lacks any real force... A little awkward in space... Will stop his feet on contact... Slow to reset versus bull rushers... Technique gets sloppy and will try to maul everyone, inconsistent technique... Needs to get stronger... Short arms.
(February 8, GBNReport.com) --
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 329 players
have been invited to this year's combine, two more than last year. Sideline Scouting will be posting complete
weigh-in and testing results daily.