A first-team All-Pac Ten honoree the last two seasons, Ryan O'Callaghan has garnered interest from a number of NFL teams for his tenacious play along the offensive line. A solid Senior Bowl led to a number of one-on-one interviews as he quietly moves up the draft boards.
Ryan O'Callaghan led all Cal linemen with 38 knockdown blocks during his final year, finishing second with 19 pancakes A member of the Outland Trophy watch list, he has been called by California head coach Jeff Tedford as perhaps the best offensive lineman he has seen.
|California's Ryan O'Callaghan (61) gets ready for football practice in Las Vegas on Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2005. California faced Brigham Young in the Las Vegas Bowl in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)|
OCallaghan is a 6-7, 360-pound offensive tackle from Redding, Cal., who earned first-team All-Pac-10 honors each of the past two seasons. He was named the Morris Trophy winner (Best Pac-10 offensive lineman) for his solid play in the conference.
We sat down with O'Callaghan to talk about his play at right tackle, if teams have looked at him at other positions, and his strengths and weaknesses.
To hear an interview with O'Callaghan from the Senior Bowl, click on the Media link below.
Listen to Audio (Windows Media Player required)