Maryland Offensive Tackle Bruce Campbell

Bruce Campbell: No. 74, OT, 6-7, 310

Campbell is a natural bender who sits into his stance well and has the ability to anchor vs. the bull-rush. He keeps his base down through his initial kick-step and does a nice job of dropping his pad level on contact. He's patient in pass protection, trusts his athleticism and can mirror defenders through contact once he gets his hands on them. But he needs to tighten up his kick-step off the edge, has a tendency to get too overextended in his lower half and will struggle to cleanly redirect vs. the up-and-under move. He isn't a pure Velcro player and showcases the ability to stick to blocks when defensive linemen try to get into his body but will get too narrow in his base and fall off blocks off the edge. Campbell is doing a much better job in the run game extending his long arms, getting his hands inside on contact and locking out at the point.

He does a nice job anchoring into his stance and sealing his man from the ball. He possesses good body control as a cut blocker off the line and does a nice job of quickly dropping his pad level and getting into the legs of defenders. He displays a vast improvement in the run game from a year ago and does a much better job getting his hands inside at the point, keeping his base down and handling defensive ends as an in-line guy. He possesses an impressive combination of power and balance on contact and can create a push and stay on blocks. He has the athleticism to turn opposing linemen away from the play but struggles to consistently generate movement as an in-line guy. Overall, Campbell displays an impressive set of physical tools and possesses more upside than any other tackle in the draft.

Grade: 6.5

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