Shawn Lauvao: Complete Package at Right Guard for the Browns

June 23, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Shawn Lauvao was the Browns third round pick from Arizona State in the 2010 NFL Draft. Lauvao played left tackle in college, but is being groomed as a smashmouth starting guard on the Browns offensive line.
Lauvao was selected with the 92nd overall selection, or the one obtained from the New York Jets in the Braylon Edwards trade.
As a left tackle in at Arizona State, he earned Second Team All Pac-10 and helped the offensive line lower the sack total from 34 to 27 in one year.
He is one smart lineman who already has a bachelors degree and is six to nine credits short of a masters degree. How many potential path clearing guards have that type of intellect?
Therefore, learning the Browns pass protection and run blocking schemes should be a breeze for this heady Hawaiian.
Once he adapts to the new terminology and communication along the line, he should be on an even playing field with the other contenders for the right guard spot.
Lauvao, 6'3" and 315 lbs, co...

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