J.C. Tretter Scouting Report: NFL Outlook for Cornell OG

April 23, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

J.C. Tretter is an all-around athlete. He was a quarterback and basketball player in high school and was recruited to Cornell as a tight end.
After playing the position for his first two seasons, he moved to tackle and the offense improved immensely. He shows great football smarts and made a very quick and smooth transition to his new role.
Tretter is being recruited mainly as a guard due to his lack of competition in college and arms that are considered a bit on the short side for an offensive lineman. However, he could certainly find his niche as an interior lineman in the NFL.
Due to his background as an all-around athlete and tight end, he possesses a very athletic build and is very light on his feet. Even after bulking up for the tackle position, he maintained his balance, quickness and lateral mobility.
His high football I.Q. allows him to quickly recognize different defensive schemes and blitzes. He is then able to react quickly and...

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