Prospect Profile: John McCargo


Full Name: John McCargo School: North Carolina StatePos: DT

Ht: 6-1.5 Wt: 302 40: 5.19 Year: 4Jr

Bio: Three-year starter who posted 21/8/.5 in six games last year, missing half the season with a stress fracture. Posted career-best numbers of 52/14/3 as a freshman.

Pos: Explosive run-defending tackle who flashes power. Plays with excellent pad level, wedges between blocks and is rarely off his feet. Possesses tremendous first-step quickness, makes plays out to the flanks and has a closing burst of speed.

Neg: Marginal pass rusher. Flashes hand technique but for the most part wired by blocks.

Analysis: A hard-working prospect productive throughout college, McCargo's decision to enter the draft surprised many. Projects well as a two-gap lineman and could eventually develop into a starter at the next level.

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