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Prospect Profile: Cody Whitehair

PositionOL | School Kansas State| YearSenior

Height:6-4| Weight: 301

College Stats

2015: Named a team captain and started all 13 games at left tackle in his final season at Kansas State. Earned First-Team All-Big 12 and also received First-Team All-Big 12 academic honors.

Career: Started 51 of 52 career games, including 41 straight to close his career. Has experience playing both guard and tackle on both the left and right side.

Combine Results

40-yard dash: 5.08 seconds

Bench Press: 16 reps
Broad jump: 9 feet, 2 inches
3-Cone Drill: 7.32 seconds (3rd among OL)
20-Yard Shuttle: 4.58


Summary:With 51 starts in 52 games played at both guard and tackle on both sides of the line, including 41 consecutive starts to close his career, Whitehair is one of the most experienced players and versatile linemen in the 2016 draft class. He earned All-Big 12 honors at left tackle in his junior and senior seasons, but he began his career at Kansas State at left guard and that's where many project him to begin his NFL career.

Scout Speak:Whitehair's Scouting Profile says Whitehair "mirrors with a wide, stout base and has great feel for keeping defender squared up throughout the rep…Smooth and athletic when asked to pull and has radar to find target and strike accurate blow. Makes up for shorter arms with massive hands that function as vise grips. Consistent with hand placement and extremely sticky blocker…Can sink hips at contact and should be able to stalemate bigger players across from him."

Comparison and Projection:Many draft analysts are listing Dallas' Zach Martin as a NFL comparison and project Whitehair to be the first guard selected. NFL. Media's Lance Zierlein has Whitehair mocked to the Vikings at No. 23.

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