Zach Fulton – Guard
Like Stone and James, Fulton is a fourth year senior and has been starting since midway through his freshman year. He lines up at right guard and has excellent size for the position. He is listed at being 6’5 – 322 and he looks all of that. He has good arm length to go along with a good frame. He plays with strength and power and may be the most consistent of the three Tennessee linemen.
He usually plays from a 3-point right-handed stance. He shows good initial quickness and can get to his blocks quickly and efficiently. He plays with bend and shows some explosion on contact. He is a good technician and runs his feet on contact. He shows the ability to generate movement with his run blocks, and he consistently looks to finish. He is consistent getting to the second level and is also consistent with his pulls. He has the athleticism to adjust on the move and make a productive block. He shows good hand placement with both run and pass blocks.
In pass protection, he can set with good quickness and has the feet to slide and recover and the bend to anchor. He has a good punch and shows good ability to mirror his opponent. He is patient and alert in pass protection and does a good job with stunts and blitzes. Overall, this is a solid player who will eventually start in the NFL. With his size, he may also be able to play right tackle. While his tape is good, how he tests out physically will determine where he gets drafted. He plays like a good athlete. If he tests out that way, it wouldn’t surprise me if he went late in the second round. His floor is probably somewhere in the third round.
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