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Prospect Profile: Pittsburgh T Brian O'Neill

Brian O'Neill

Tackle| Pittsburgh| Redshirt junior

Height:6-foot-7 | Weight: 297 pounds

College Stats

2017: started all 12 games at left tackle; was a First-Team All-ACC selection by conference coaches and the Associated Press; was a Third-Team All-ACC selection by the Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association; had one rush for 10 yards

Career: played and started in 37 consecutive games to finish out his college career; was a First-Team All-ACC selection by conference coaches and the Associated Press and a Third-Team All-ACC selection by the Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association as a redshirt junior; First-Team All-American by SB Nation as a redshirt sophomore; Second-Team All-ACC selection by conference coaches and Third-Team All-ACC selection by the media as a redshirt sophomore

Combine Results

40-yard dash: 4.82 seconds (first among offensive linemen)

Bench press: 22 reps of 225 pounds

Broad jump: 8 feet, 11 inches

Vertical jump: 29.5 inches

3-cone drill: 7.14 seconds (first among offensive linemen)

20-yard shuttle: 4.5 seconds (tied for fourth among offensive linemen)

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Profile

Summary:O'Neill was a standout athlete in high school who won the Delaware High School Defensive Player of the Year and the state's basketball Player of the Year awards. He went to Pittsburgh as a tight end but switched to tackle before his redshirt sophomore season. Although he is still relatively new at the position, O'Neill made 37 straight starts at tackle to end his college career.

Lance Zierlein of NFL.com wrote O'Neill has "good length and is a terrific athlete." Zierlein said O'Neill's strengths include good lateral quickness and an ability to "race ahead of the pack on pull blocks and screens."

Stacking up: O'Neill was not listed by ESPN draft expert Mel Kiper, Jr., or NFL Media analyst Mike Mayock in their positional rankings of top players.  He, however, was listed among the top 50 draft prospects by both NFL Media analyst Daniel Jeremiah and Sports Illustrated.

Nose for the end zone: O'Neill had three career carries for 39 yards and two touchdowns in his collegiate career.

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