Davin Joseph OG 6’3 312 Oklahoma
By: Robert Davis
Last year Oklahoma lost three offensive linemen to the NFL. The best prospect of them all though, may have been left behind. Davin Joseph was a standout guard on the Oklahoma line. He has started 24 consecutive games at right guard entering this year. He moved outside to left tackle this year because of his experience.
Joseph is the ideal guard. He is strong and is a very good run blocker. He can dominate at the point of attack and open up massive holes in the running game. Davin also shows the athleticism and ability to block on the move. As a pass blocker, he displays the quickness and footwork to keep his quarterback on his feet.
Moving to left tackle should be a short stay for Joseph. He does not have the athleticism to remain there in the NFL. He is definitely a guard prospect at the next level.
There’s not much to dislike about Joseph. His shortcomings at tackle are not as important at guard, where he is a standout NFL prospect. He is arguably the top guard in the draft, and should be one of the first three guards selected in April. Since guards are not put at a premium, he probably won’t hear his name called too early, but the early second round is not out of the question.
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