Braden Brown Scouting Report: NFL Outlook for BYU OT

April 23, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Former BYU offensive tackle Braden Brown was converted from tight end halfway through his 2009 season. He wound up starting all 13 games that season and 38 consecutive games thereafter.
Even though he was a right tackle while at BYU, most of his protection was on the blind side of left-handed quarterback Riley Nelson.
Brown has the athleticism and size to continue on at the right tackle position at the next level but will need some development to break into a starting lineup.
Currently, he would be a great late-round addition to add depth or, possibly, for a rotation on the line.
Brown has a very long and athletic frame which makes him ideal for fast pass-rushers coming off the edge. His size allows him to contain these defenders around the perimeter of the pocket.
Being a former tight end, Brown has nice lateral agility when asked to stay ahead of quick ball-carriers that are heading to the outside.
He is able to come off the sn...

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