Lonnie Pryor Scouting Report: NFL Outlook for Florida State FB

April 13, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Former Florida State fullback Lonnie Pryor is a rare breed of fullback in this day and age in the NFL. Many experts could consider Pryor a 'tweener at the position—at 6'0", 230 pounds with a larger frame, he is smaller than a traditional fullback but larger and thicker than a standard running back. However, due to a pass-happy league, this type of fullback could become the standard in the near future.
Pryor was recruited out of high school as a running back prospect but was asked to bulk up and play at fullback upon joining the Seminoles. However, he was still featured as a rusher in college and rushed for 18 touchdowns during his tenure at Florida State (via ESPN).
He was successful enough as a dual-role player while in college to earn himself a possible fifth or sixth-round grade while ranking second in his positional group (via CBS Sports).
His best attribute would be his thick, powerful lower half of his body. Pryor excels in lowering...

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