Winston Justice OT USC 6'6" 320 5.15
Winston is a very good athlete for an OT, but he does not play up to his athleticism consistently. He has very quick feet to slide outside to cut-off the explosive speed/edge rusher and can get off the ball and thru to the 2nd level very quickly. His quick feet combine with his playing speed so that he can pull and get outside to lead block on outside runs. He has the natural flexibility to bend knees and sink hips, so that he can pass block with leverage and a wide base. When he pass blocks with leverage and base, he can COD/Re-Direct and slide quickly in the other direction to adjust to quick inside pass rush moves and to switch off with the guard vs DL stunts/loops. When he stays over feet and under control he has shown the athleticism to stay on and maintain his blocks well out in space. He is a very coordinated athlete with very good balance which allow him to stay on his feet even when he bends at the waist, leans and over-extends. In time Winston will become a good all around starting tackle who can be productive at either left or right tackle. He will be a 1st round draft pick.
Eric Winston OT Miami (FL) 6'6" 310 5.05
Eric is a good athlete which is a big reason why he has been a good college LT after switching from TE. He has very quick feet to slide out and cut-off the corner from speed/edge rushers and can get thru to the 2nd level quickly to seal block LB. He has good agility and balance for a tall OT and it helps him to play over his feet so that he can stay on and maintain his blocks out in space. He has the natural flexibility to bend knees and pass block with a good base and leverage, but more often than not he stays upright and blocks straight legged. When he plays with bent knees, he can re-direct/COD and slide quickly in the other direction to adjust to quick side to side pass rush moves. I believe he will end up starting at left tackle in the NFL, but will not become the dominant player many people are saying he will. He will be a 1st/2nd round draft pick.
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