2017 NFL Free Agency: Andre Smith

2017 Free Agency Profiles  

Andre Smith

Offensive Line

Team Alabama
Age (On Draft Day) 22.26
Height 6-4
Weight 332
Arm Length 35.375
Hand Size 9.75
Explosive Lower Body Strength Score 41.38
Speed Score 80.93
Flexibility Score 71.03
Bench 19

 

Prospect CHECKLIST

 Yes All-Pro Age Threshold 23.5 100% of Multiple All-Pro OTs were at most 23.5 on draft day since the 1996 NFL Draft Class
 No All-Pro OT Height: 6-6 or Taller 100% of Multiple All-Pro and Pro Bowl OTs since the 1996 NFL Draft Class were 6-6 or Taller
 Yes Long-term starter OT Height: 6-4 or Taller 100% of 64 Start or more OTs since the 1996 NFL Draft Class were 6-4 or Taller
 Yes All-Pro OT Arm Length: 32 7/8-Inches 100% of Multiple All-Pro OGs since the 1996 NFL Draft Class had 32 7/8-Inch Arm Length
 Yes  Long-term starter Arm Length: 31.5-Inches 100% of 64 Start or more OTs since the 1996 NFL Draft Class had 31.5 Inch Arm Length or longer
 No All-Pro Explosive Lower Body Strength: 58.46 or Higher 100% of Multiple All-Pro OTs since the 1996 NFL Draft Class had an explosive lower body strength score of 58.46 or higher
 Yes Pro Bowl Explosive Lower Body Strength Score: 35.75 or Higher 100% of Multiple Pro Bowl OTs since the 1996 NFL Draft Class had an explosive lower body strength score of 35.75 or higher
 Yes Starter Explosive Lower Body Strength Score: 3.24 or Higher 100% of 64 start or higher OTs since the 1996 NFL Draft Class had at least an explosive lower body strength score of 3.24 or higher
 No All-Pro Speed Score: 85.87 or Higher 100% of Multiple All-Pro OTs since the 1996 NFL Draft Class had a speed score of 85.87 or higher
 Yes Pro Bowl Speed Score: 47.54 or Higher 100% of Multiple Pro Bowl OTs since the 1996 NFL Draft Class had a speed score of 47.54 or higher
 Yes Starter Speed Score: 10.31 or Higher 100% of 64 start or higher OTs since the 1996 NFL Draft Class had at least a speed score of 10.31 or higher
 Yes All-Pro Flexibility Score: 51.11 or Higher 100% of Multiple All-Pro OTs since the 1996 NFL Draft Class had a flexibility score of 51.11 or higher
 Yes Pro Bowl Flexibility Score: 45.30 or Higher 100% of Multiple Pro Bowl OTs since the 1996 NFL Draft Class had a flexibility score of 45.30 or higher
 Yes Starter Flexibility Score: 7.55 or Higher 100% of 64 start or higher OTs since the 1996 NFL Draft Class had at least a speed score of 7.55 or higher
 Yes All-Pro/Pro Bowl Athleticism Score: 78.42 or Higher 100% of multiple All-Pro and Pro Bowl OTs since the 1996 NFL Draft class had at least one athleticism score (explosive lower body, speed, flexibility) of 78.42 or higher
 No All-Pro and Pro Bowl Bench: 21 or more 100% of multiple All-Pro and Pro Bowl OTs since the 1996 NFL Draft class had at least 21 reps or more on the bench press

*Explosive Lower Body Strength Score: A score formulated from a prospect’s vertical, broad jump and mass density measured against all his positional peers since 1998.

*Speed Score: A score formulated from a prospect’s 40-yard dash and mass density measured against all his positional peers since 1998.

*Flexibility Score: A score formulated from a prospect’s short shuttle, 3-Cone and mass density measured against all his positional peers since 1998.

Metric Recommendation: Andre Smith is one of those tackles who doesn’t have the height to be an elite tackle. But his arm length makes most think his best fit is tackle. However, he’s a liability against more explosive and taller edge defenders who can bend. I would recommend he make the transition inside to maximize his skill set long-term. Either way Smith as a power right tackle is fine, but keep the move inside as a legit option going forward.

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