NFL Draft Report: Offensive guard grades

David DeCastro (Jason O. Watson/USP)

NFL scout Dave-Te Thomas ranks the top 115 guards in this year's draft class, a group led by Stanford's David DeCastro. Georgia's Cordy Glenn, Wisconsin's Kevin Zeitler and Midwestern State's Amini Silatolu might join DeCastro in the first round.

DeCASTRO, David (J)

Stanford

Height: 6:047 Weight: 316 40 time: 5.32

Round: 1 Grade: 6.9


GLENN, Cordy (OT)

Georgia

Height: 6:056 Weight: 345 40 time: 5.08

Round: 1 Grade: 6.8


ZEITLER, Kevin

Wisconsin

Height: 6:037 Weight: 314 40 time: 5.32

Round: 1-2 Grade: 6.7


BROOKS, Brandon

Miami (OH)

Height: 6:050 Weight: 346 40 time: 4.99

Round: 2-3 Grade: 6.6


SILATOLU, Amini (OT)

Midwestern State (TX)

Height: 6:035 Weight: 311 40 time: 5.33

Round: 2 Grade: 6.5


WASHINGTON, Brandon (OT)

Miami

Height: 6:027 Weight: 320 40 time: 5.14

Round: 3-4 Grade: 5.9


BROWN, James (OT)

Troy

Height: 6:034 Weight: 306 40 time: 5.19

Round: 3-4 Grade: 5.8


LeRIBEUS, Josh

Southern Methodist

Height: 6:032 Weight: 312 40 time: 5.31

Round: 4 Grade: 5.7


KELEMETE, Senio (OT)

Washington

Height: 6:035 Weight: 307 40 time: 5.39

Round: 4-5 Grade: 5.5


BERGSTROM, Tony (OT)

Utah

Height: 6:053 Weight: 313 40 time: 5.19

Round: 4 Grade: 5.4


NIX, Lucas

Pittsburgh

Height: 6:052 Weight: 317 40 time: 5.36

Round: 5 Grade: 5.2


LEARY, Ronald

Memphis

Height: 6:027 Weight: 315 40 time: 5.23

Round: 5-6 Grade: 5.2


LOONEY, Joe

Wake Forest

Height: 6:032 Weight: 309 40 time: 5.14

Round: 5-6 Grade: 2.5


GETTIS, Adam

Iowa

Height: 6:023 Weight: 293 40 time: 4.90

Round: 5-6 Grade: 5.1


GRADKOWSKI, Gino

Delaware

Height: 6:023 Weight: 300 40 time: 5.28

Round: 7 Grade: 5.1


WYNN, Desmond

Rutgers

Height: 6:054 Weight: 303 40 time: 4.98

Round: 7 Grade: 5.0


MILLER, Ryan

Colorado

Height: 6:072 Weight: 321 40 time: 5.16

Round: 6-7 Grade: 5.0


TROUTMAN, Johnnie

Penn State

Height: 6:037 Weight: 325 40 time: 5.52

Round: 7/FA Grade: 4.9


JOHNSON, Rishaw

California (PA)

Height: 6:033 Weight: 313 40 time: 5.12

Round: 7/FA Grade: 4.9


WATKINS, Rokevious (OT)

South Carolina

Height: 6:036 Weight: 338 40 time: 5.29

Round: 5-6 Grade: 4.8


BROOKS, Jaymes

Virginia Tech

Height: 6:020 Weight: 298 40 time: 5.06

Round: 7/FA Grade: 4.8


DENNIS, Derek

Temple

Height: 6:032 Weight: 315 40 time: 5.44

Round: 7/FA Grade: 4.8


NETTER, Al

Northwestern

Height: 6:040 Weight: 312 40 time: 5.17

Round: PFA Grade: 4.8


McCLAIN, Antoine

Clemson

Height: 6:054 Weight: 329 40 time: 5.48

Round: 7/FA Grade: 4.8


WARREN, Jeremiah

South Florida

Height: 6:027 Weight: 324 40 time: 5.39

Round: PFA Grade: 4.8


BEACHUM, Kelvin

Southern Methodist

Height: 6:027 Weight: 303 40 time: 5.38

Round: PFA Grade: 4.8


HARRIS, Mike

UCLA

Height: 6:046 Weight: 310 40 time: 5.57

Round: PFA Grade: 4.8


ORAM, J.C.

Weber State

Height: 6:031 Weight: 306 40 time: 5.09

Round: PFA Grade: 4.7


BIAS, George

Stephen F Austin

Height: 6:024 Weight: 312 40 time: 5.19

Round: PFA Grade: 4.7


CORNELL, Jack

Illinois

Height: 6:052 Weight: 308 40 time: 5.12

Round: FA Grade: 4.7


McCULLOUGH, Alfred

Alabama

Height: 6:014 Weight: 313 40 time: 5.11

Round: FA Grade: 4.7


ASPER, Mark

Oregon

Height: 6:063 Weight: 319 40 time: 5.32

Round: FA Grade: 4.7


BLACKWELL, Will

Louisiana State

Height: 6:034 Weight: 314 40 time: 5.34

Round: FA Grade: 4.7


SNOW, David

Texas

Height: 6:036 Weight: 303 40 time: 5.28

Round: FA Grade: 4.7


TILLER, Andrew

Syracuse

Height: 6:043 Weight: 324 40 time: 5.44

Round: 6-7 Grade: 4.7


TRIBUE, Wayne

Temple

Height: 6:031 Weight: 329 40 time: 5.09

Round: FA Grade: 4.7


SAMUDA, Josh

Massachusetts

Height: 6:030 Weight: 310 40 time: 5.10

Round: FA Grade: 4.7


PASZTOR, Austin

Virginia

Height: 6:070 Weight: 306 40 time: 5.45

Round: FA Grade: 4.6


ROBINSON, Trevor

Notre Dame

Height: 6:044 Weight: 310 40 time: 5.23

Round: FA Grade: 4.6


CLEVELAND, Matt

Idaho

Height: 6:035 Weight: 293 40 time: 5.16

Round: FA Grade: 4.6


BELL, Cordell

Minnesota State

Height: 6:030 Weight: 321 40 time: 5.58

Round: FA Grade: 4.6


CHEADLE, Justin

California

Height: 6:030 Weight: 306 40 time: 5.22

Round: FA Grade: 4.6


COOK, Grant

Arkansas

Height: 6:037 Weight: 318 40 time: 5.02

Round: FA Grade: 4.6


MARTINEZ, Nick

Oklahoma State

Height: 6:040 Weight: 308 40 time: 5.20

Round: FA Grade: 4.6


WUEBBELS, Austin

Missouri

Height: 6:032 Weight: 292 40 time: 5.27

Round: FA Grade: 4.6


FIGUEROA, Joel

Miami

Height: 6:053 Weight: 325 40 time: 5.26

Round: FA Grade: 4.6


GRIFFIN, Robert T.

Baylor

Height: 6:063 Weight: 336 40 time: 5.58

Round: FA Grade: 4.6


GOOD, Stephen

Oklahoma

Height: 6:047 Weight: 300 40 time: 5.22

Round: FA Grade: 4.6


ALLEN, Tray

Texas

Height: 6:040 Weight: 300 40 time: 5.20

Round: FA Grade: 4.6


PLUE, Ken (J)

Purdue

Height: 6:066 Weight: 366 40 time: 5.37

Round: FA Grade: 4.6


PALMGREN, Jayson

Missouri

Height: 6:020 Weight: 298 40 time: 5.39

Round: FA Grade: 4.6


BARHAM, Quinn

Penn State

Height: 6:032 Weight: 302 40 time: 5.49

Round: FA Grade: 4.6


FOLKERTS, Brian

Washburn

Height: 6:035 Weight: 303 40 time: 5.20

Round: FA Grade: 4.6


HICKS, Hayworth

Iowa State

Height: 6:023 Weight: 329 40 time: 5.36

Round: FA Grade: 4.6


AUSTIN, Rodney

Elon College

Height: 6:034 Weight: 310 40 time: 5.21

Round: FA Grade: 4.6


LEE, Ryan

Furman

Height: 6:031 Weight: 310 40 time: 5.05

Round: FA Grade: 4.6


VAN ROTEN, Greg

Pennsylvania

Height: 6:030 Weight: 303 40 time: 5.13

Round: CMP Grade: 4.5


HOAG, Michael

Wake Forest

Height: 6:040 Weight: 302 40 time: 5.10

Round: CMP Grade: 4.5


BURTON, Charles

Montana

Height: 6:045 Weight: 318 40 time: 5.48

Round: CMP Grade: 4.5


DOOLEY, Kyle

Texas Christianj

Height: 6:030 Weight: 310 40 time: 5.43

Round: CMP Grade: 4.5


GUNN, Harland

Miami

Height: 6:022 Weight: 324 40 time: 5.53

Round: CMP Grade: 4.5


BOYLE, Pat

Temple

Height: 6:051 Weight: 301 40 time: 5.42

Round: CMP Grade: 4.5


GDOWSKI, Jake

Colorado State

Height: 6:020 Weight: 301 40 time: 5.36

Round: CMP Grade: 4.5


THOMPSON, Chris

Houston

Height: 6:021 Weight: 298 40 time: 5.20

Round: CMP Grade: 4.5


WENGER, Dan

Florida

Height: 6:035 Weight: 310 40 time: 5.55

Round: CMP Grade: 4.5


WHITE, Cody

Illinois State

Height: 6:033 Weight: 303 40 time: 5.02

Round: CMP Grade: 4.5


COOPER, Leslie

Fresno State

Height: 6:034 Weight: 320 40 time: 5.40

Round: CMP Grade: 4.5


CAMPBELL, Terrence

South Carolina

Height: 6:034 Weight: 305 40 time: 5.37

Round: CMP Grade: 4.5


GAPELU, Phillip

Utah State

Height: 6:015 Weight: 301 40 time: 5.28

Round: CMP Grade: 4.5


OKOLI, Chimaeze

Penn State

Height: 6:041 Weight: 288 40 time: 5.12

Round: CMP Grade: 4.5


GUERRA, B.J.

Washington State

Height: 6:030 Weight: 323 40 time: 5.34

Round: CMP Grade: 4.5


HINE, Chaz

South Florida

Height: 6:026 Weight: 300 40 time: 5.71

Round: CMP Grade: 4.4


EDGE, Terence "TJ"

Alabama-Birmingham

Height: 6:024 Weight: 319 40 time: 5.29

Round: CMP Grade: 4.4


FAKALATA, Sioeli

New Mexico State

Height: 6:030 Weight: 340 40 time: 5.65

Round: CMP Grade: 4.4


HALL, D.J.

Texas State

Height: 6:010 Weight: 320 40 time: 5.39

Round: CMP Grade: 4.4


HEBERT, T-Bob

Louisiana State

Height: 6:032 Weight: 300 40 time: 5.50

Round: CMP Grade: 4.4


LEONARD, Brett

Hawaii

Height: 6:050 Weight: 326 40 time: 5.48

Round: CMP Grade: 4.4


NATHAN, Juavahr

South Carolina State

Height: 6:032 Weight: 300 40 time: 5.46

Round: CMP Grade: 4.4


ALMANZA, Lee

Southern University

Height: 6:030 Weight: 288 40 time: 5.27

Round: CMP Grade: 4.4


GREEN, David

Rowan

Height: 6:045 Weight: 290 40 time: 5.13

Round: CMP Grade: 4.4


JEFFRIES, Wes

Western Kentucky

Height: 6:040 Weight: 300 40 time: 5.23

Round: CMP Grade: 4.4


McCRAY, D'Angelo

Memphis

Height: 6:036 Weight: 336 40 time: 5.38

Round: CMP Grade: 4.4


HEENAN, Ben

Saskatchewan

Height: 6:040 Weight: 315 40 time: 5.31

Round: CMP Grade: 4.4


WRIEDT, Larry

West Liberty

Height: 6:050 Weight: 346 40 time: 5.53

Round: CMP Grade: 4.4


CANTY, Jarvis

Morehouse

Height: 6:052 Weight: 340 40 time: 5.50

Round: CMP Grade: 4.4


PARKER, Koby

Hardin-Simmons

Height: 6:020 Weight: 340 40 time: 5.52

Round: CMP Grade: 4.4


BUNDERS, Chris

Minnesota

Height: 6:030 Weight: 300 40 time: 5.41

Round: CMP Grade: 4.4


FLADING, Joe

Ohio University

Height: 6:035 Weight: 313 40 time: 5.34

Round: CMP Grade: 4.4


BOSWELL, John Michael

Alabama

Height: 6:051 Weight: 309 40 time: 5.40

Round: CMP Grade: 4.3


HICKS, Jake

Rice

Height: 6:022 Weight: 282 40 time: 5.23

Round: CMP Grade: 4.3


STAPLETON, Desmond

Rutgers

Height: 6:047 Weight: 302 40 time: 5.52

Round: CMP Grade: 4.3


SHUGARTS, J.B.

Ohio State

Height: 6:056 Weight: 308 40 time: 5.43

Round: CMP Grade: 4.3


ANDERSON, Jake

Akron

Height: 6:061 Weight: 304 40 time: 5.34

Round: CMP Grade: 4.3


SPIKES, Jeff

Kansas

Height: 6:056 Weight: 321 40 time: 5.73

Round: CMP Grade: 4.3


MITCHELL, Jesse

Kentucky State

Height: 6:020 Weight: 358 40 time: 5.90

Round: CMP Grade: 4.3


ROMINE, Matt

Tulsa

Height: 6:052 Weight: 300 40 time: 5.52

Round: CMP Grade: 4.3


FISCHER, Kyle

Vanderbilt

Height: 6:061 Weight: 306 40 time: 5.40

Round: CMP Grade: 4.3


GONNELLA, Andrew

Maryland

Height: 6:044 Weight: 292 40 time: 5.35

Round: CMP Grade: 4.3


MIHOTA, Anthony

Virginia

Height: 6:051 Weight: 295 40 time: 5.68

Round: CMP Grade: 4.3


PRICE, Phillip

Clemson

Height: 6:052 Weight: 320 40 time: 5.47

Round: CMP Grade: 4.3


ADKINS, Ethan

Colorado

Height: 6:043 Weight: 295 40 time: 5.50

Round: CMP Grade: 4.3


MARCISZ, Mike

Arizona State

Height: 6:054 Weight: 320 40 time: 5.28

Round: CMP Grade: 4.3


CURRY, Branden

Florida A&M

Height: 6:044 Weight: 310 40 time: 5.75

Round: CMP Grade: 4.3


PICKARD, David

Southern Illinois

Height: 6:041 Weight: 303 40 time: 5.53

Round: CMP Grade: 4.3


ANDERSON, Clint

Tulsa

Height: 6:010 Weight: 280 40 time: 5.37

Round: CMP Grade: 4.3


GARRITY, Mike

Eastern Illinois

Height: 6:052 Weight: 308 40 time: 5.38

Round: CMP Grade: 4.3


ASISI, Funaki

Utah State

Height: 6:020 Weight: 312 40 time: 5.32

Round: CMP Grade: 4.3


TEPLY, Jay

Northern Iowa

Height: 6:064 Weight: 312 40 time: 5.48

Round: CMP Grade: 4.3


CAVITT, Kris

Louisiana Tech

Height: 6:022 Weight: 302 40 time: 5.43

Round: CMP Grade: 4.3


MATAMUA, Mike

San Diego State

Height: 6:040 Weight: 295 40 time: 5.40

Round: CMP Grade: 4.3


BUCHE, Bridger

Eastern Michigan

Height: 6:033 Weight: 305 40 time: 5.46

Round: CMP Grade: 4.3


RUCH, Caleb

Rutgers

Height: 6:032 Weight: 305 40 time: 5.32

Round: CMP Grade: 4.3


McGASKEY, Aundre

New Mexico State

Height: 6:041 Weight: 295 40 time: 5.34

Round: CMP Grade: 4.3


HAYES, Chuck

Boise State

Height: 6:020 Weight: 298 40 time: 5.26

Round: CMP Grade: 4.3


TIVIS, Neal

Abilene Christian

Height: 6:052 Weight: 308 40 time: 5.42

Round: CMP Grade: 4.3




Thomas' grades are based on pro potential and are not round projections.

8.5-9.0


Franchise Player: Immediate starter. ... Should have a major impact to the success of the franchise, barring injury. ... Possesses superior critical factors in all areas. ... Plays with consistency and without abnormal extra effort. ... Rare talent.

7.8-8.4


Top Ten Player: Immediate starter. ... Should have a major impact to the success of the franchise, barring injury. ... Possesses superior critical factors in most areas. ... Plays with consistency and without abnormal extra effort. ... Rare talent.

7.3-7.7


Star Quality: Eventual starter. ... Should make a significant contribution in his first year. ... Possesses above average critical factors. ... Has the talent and skills to start. ... Will contribute to upgrading the team. ... Can play without abnormal effort, but has some inconsistency in his play that will improve with refinement and development. ... Has no real weakness.

6.9-7.2


Impact Player: Possesses at least average to above average critical factors in all areas. ... Will contribute immediately, whether as a starter or a valuable reserve. ... Will move into the starting lineup with seasoning. ... Above average player who needs to refine certain areas.

6.4-6.8


Eventual Starter: Could move into the starting lineup within three years. ... Has average critical factors in all areas. ... Needs further development, but has the ability to contribute.

6.0-6.3


Potential Starter: Could force himself into the starting lineup with improved performances. ... Will make a team. ... Has average critical factors in most areas, but at least one with less than average quality that he will have a hard time overcoming. ... Probable draft choice.

5.5-5.8


Roster Player: Has the ability to serve as a key reserve and possible future starter. ... Has average critical factors, but more several areas that are less than average. ... Plays with normal extra effort.

5.0-5.4


Project: Has the skills to play pro ball with proper tutoring. ... May make a team based on need. ... Possesses no real strong critical factors and is probably below average in several areas that the player will have a hard time overcoming.. Possible draft choice, but only if that team is caught short on talent available at that position.

4.6-4.9


Developmental : Could make a team with an impressive showing in training camp. ... Not strong in most critical factors. ... Deficient in more than one area that he will not be able to overcome. ... At least average in the factor of competitiveness. ... May not make a team due to his limitations.

4.1-4.5


Camp Player: Has redeeming qualities that could allow him to play in the pros with improved performances. ... Deficient in more than one critical factor. ... Might make a team, but will always be the player that squad will look to replace.

3.5-4.0


Reject: Might make a team, but has glaring deficiencies in several critical factors. ... Below average competitor whose athletic skills will allow him to enter training camp, but has a difficult time in trying to make a team.

2.0-2.5


Unrated: Serious injury (2.0) or off-field problem (2.5).

Dave-Te' Thomas has more than 40 years of experience scouting for the NFL. With the NFL Draft Report, Thomas handles a staff that evaluates and tests college players before the draft and prepares the NFL's official Draft Packet, which is distributed to all 32 teams prior to the draft. Follow Viking Update on Twitter and discuss this story on our subscriber message board.


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