Brian Lamb

USC’s Palaie Gaoteote IV Is A Solid Mid-Round Linebacker

In a typical defense, there are several key factors that you look for in an inside linebacker. He needs to be able to patrol the field in zone coverage. He'll need to be able to maneuver the field with a good sense of lateral agility as he reads the quarterback's eyes. Additionally, a good inside linebacker needs to be a solid option at stopping the run. If he can plug running lanes and locate the ball carrier in traffic, there's typically a good chance of success. Finally, he must be able to rush the passer and put pressure on...

Texas Tech’s TJ Vasher Has An NFL Frame

Texas Tech wide receiver TJ Vasher was a two sport athlete in high schools he participated in football and basketball. According to Texas Tech, he measures in at 6'6 and 215 pounds. With a frame like that, it's clear why he received offers in both sports. However, he opted to play football for Texas Tech. Through three years of production, TJ Vasher has proven to be a threat along the sidelines and in the redzone. In this summer scouting report, we'll examine TJ Vasher's background and look at how he found his way to Texas Tech. Next, we'll turn on...

Wake Forest’s Sage Surratt Latest To Opt Out

Last season, we saw a breakout performance from Wake Forest wide receiver Sage Surratt. In his redshirt sophomore season, Surratt fought 66 balls for 1,001 yards and 11 touchdowns. Mind you, this was only through nine games as Surratt suffered an injury to his right shoulder that required surgery. Today, Sage Surratt announced that he would opt out of the Wake Forest season, citing covid-19 uncertainties, and begin preparing for the 2021 NFL Draft. https://twitter.com/SageSurratt_14/status/1296101800760803328?s=20 Surratt is just the latest student athlete to do so. Earlier this month, Purdue receiver Rondale Moore also announced that he was opting out. Both players...

Oklahoma State WR Tylan Wallace Has NFL Potential

Over the last decade, the Oklahoma State Cowboys have put several top wide receiver prospects into the NFL. The list includes James Washington, Justin Blackmon, and Dez Bryant. In 2018, Tylan Wallace broke onto the scene for Oklahoma State after an extraordinary season. If he's able to bounce back from an ACL injury, Tylan Wallace could become the next great Oklahoma State receiver. In this article, we'll examine Tylan Wallace's background and look at how he found his way to Oklahoma State. Next, we'll turn on the game film and breakdown his mechanics as we look at strengths and weaknesses....

Texas’ Samuel Cosmi Is A Franchise Left Tackle

The key to success in an NFL offense is found within the trenches. It's starts with a franchise left tackle that can protect a quarterback's blindside. If he can anchor in pass protection and drive through defensive lineman to create gaps in run blocking, he'll be coveted in the NFL Draft. At the University of Texas, they have a player capable of doing just that in Samuel Cosmi. In this article, we'll examine some background on Cosmi and find out how he found his way to the University of Texas. Next, we'll turn on the tape as we breakdown his...

Texas Safety Caden Sterns Is Built For Success

Even as a true freshman, the University of Texas Longhorns felt the impact from Caden Sterns. His athleticism and knowledge of the game are what comes out on tape. Despite some injury concerns, Sterns still remains a top 2021 NFL Draft prospect. In this article, we'll take a look at some background on Caden Sterns and discover how he found his way to Texas. Next, we'll turn on some game film and breakdown strengths and weaknesses in his game. Finally, we'll look ahead to the NFL Draft and work to determine if he should declare for the 2021 NFL Draft. Remember...

Grant Calcaterra’s Return To Football Huge For 2021 NFL Draft

Last November, citing concussions, Oklahoma tight end Grant Calcaterra announced that he was stepping away from football. At the time, Calcaterra was considered to be one of the best tight ends in the 2020 NFL Draft. In fact, some had a first round grade on him. Today, with the 2020 College Football season scheduled to start in a month and a half, Grant Calcaterra has announced that he'll be returning to football. https://twitter.com/grcalcaterra/status/1294776788313202691?s=20 What Impact Does Grant Calcaterra's Return Have On The 2021 NFL Draft? Heading into the 2021 NFL Draft, the tight end class has quite a bit of talent at...

Texas QB Sam Ehlinger Could Be A Late Round Surprise

In Texas, football rules all. As quarterback of the Texas Longhorns, Sam Ehlinger must feel the pressure more than most. For nearly three seasons, Ehlinger has led the University of Texas under center. Ahead of the 2020 season, it's now on Sam Ehlinger to have a breakout season and boost his stock in the 2021 NFL Draft. This article will examine Sam Ehlinger's backstory. We'll take a look at how he got to the University of Texas, as well as how he's performed during his stay. Next, we'll watch some film together as we breakdown his strengths and weaknesses. Finally,...

Joseph Ossai Has An Elite Skillset For Texas

At the University of Texas, you can find an elite EDGE rusher in the form of Joseph Ossai. On the field, Ossai displays tremendous acceleration and range to make plays across the field. His breakout season of 2019 put him on the map and established himself as a 2021 NFL Draft prospect. In this article, I'll continue the summer scouting series as we take a look at the Longhorns defender. I'll provide some background on how Joseph Ossai found himself as a top 2021 NFL Draft eligible prospect. Next, we'll watch some film together as we examines strengths and weaknesses....

Ten NFL Draft Prospects Impacted Most By Covid-19

In what has felt like a lifetime, six months ago saw sports come to a halt as the world prepared for the coronavirus pandemic. Over the past week, we saw several College Football Conferences, the Big Ten and PAC-12 most notably, postpone their season until the Spring. In this article, we take a look at ten 2021 NFL Draft prospects impacted the most by Covid-19. Don't forget to follow NFL Draft Lounge for more coverage on the NFL Draft. As always, you can follow us on social media on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. 10. Jaylen Twyman University of Pittsburgh Over the weekend, we...

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Brian Lamb is the owner of NFL Draft Lounge and has covered the NFL Draft since 2011. Brian is also the owner of the Infinity Sports Network, which NFL Draft Lounge belongs to.
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