Rankings

Player Display Name: 
Yosuah Nijman

Tackle
School: Virginia Tech | Conference: ACC
HEIGHT/WEIGHT: 6-7.0 / 324 | 40: 5.25 | DRAFT YR:2019

Rankings

Grade
3.30
Projected Round
6th/7th
Pos: 
Three-year starter with a high upside. Quickly sets up off the snap, keeps his feet moving and works blocks. Strong, squares into opponents and easily turns them off the line. Explosive at the point, agile and flexible. Can pick up the blitz and knock speed rushers from their angles of attack. Has excellent length and works to bend his knees.
Neg: 
Lacks balance in pass protection. Haphazard and all over the place. Does not make good use of angles and must improve his position blocking.
Analysis: 
Nijman is a tall, athletic prospect whose displayed a lot of upside but never really took his game to the next level. Despite being a three-year starter, he's still a developmental prospect who should be stashed on a practice squad.