If a team is looking for a hard-hitting, hard working lead fullback that effectively carries the ball in short-yardage situations and also catches the pass on occasion, their sights may be set towards Columbia, South Carolina and Andrew Pinncok, one of the Gamecocks most consistent offensive players the past three seasons. *Photo Courtesy of Getty Images*
School: South Carolina
Team's leading ground gainer with 115/622/5.4/12. Had 5/40/8.0 catching
2000: Team's second leading rusher
with 110/406/ 3/.7/7.
1999: Played major role on team as a
true freshman finishing the year as the team's second leading rusher with 73/261/3.6/4.
Saw action at both fullback and tailback.
Good: Powerful, tough
fullback that plays with a great degree of intensity. Smart and aware in all
aspects of his game; picks up blocking
assignments, squares into the opponent and clears
the way as a lead fullback, taking
opponents out of the play. Nasty
and looks to destroy
defenders. Solid short yardage
runner with decent footwork for a big man, vision and
patience. Strong lower body and keeps his feet driving forwards.
Bad: Best in a straight line as a runner, confined
to a small area as a blocker
and his game shows minimal speed and/or
quickness. Competent receiver out
of the backfield but not a threat.
Skinny: Limited versatility at the next
level and though not an outstanding
athlete, a very good football player that does the little
things well and gets the job done.
In many ways a better version of former Ohio State
Buckeye Jamar Martin, selected in the
fourth round last April by the Cowboys.