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Prospect Profile: Ronnie Stanley

Tackle| Notre Dame| Senior

Height:6-foot-6 | Weight: 312 pounds

College Stats

2015: returned for senior season at Notre Dame after having a chance to declare for draft as a junior; started all 13 games for the Fighting Irish as the team went 10-3; was named Notre Dame's Offensive Player of the Year

Career: finished college career with 39 straight starts on the offensive line (26 at left tackle and 13 at right tackle); allowed just one sack as a junior; part of a Notre Dame unit that allowed the second-fewest sacks in 2013; Notre Dame's Lineman of the Year in 2014

Combine Results

40-yard dash: 5.20 seconds

3-cone drill: 8.03 seconds

20-yard shuttle: 4.90 seconds

Note: These were the only drills Stanley participated in at the combine.


Summary:Stanley immediately passes the eye test as he's a stout 6-foot-6 and weighs 312 pounds. His arms are almost 3 feet long, meaning he has a long range.'s Lance Zierlein wrote Stanley is a "hard worker who plays through the whistle. Flexible and athletic with plus change of direction ability against counter moves. Has quickness off the snap to get to challenging backside blocks on linebackers. Able to pull into space and hit moving targets to spring the big run." 

Stanley was asked about his competitive level at the combine and said he has a passion for the game.

"I think there's a big -- I don't know -- aura of people thinking I'm lackadaisical, I guess," he said. "I don't know, but I'm just really trying to show people how much football means to me and how much I do care about it.

Stacking up: NFL Media analysts Mike Mayock and Bucky Brooks ranked Stanley as their No. 2 prospect at the position behind **Laremy Tunsil**, and Daniel Jeremiah ranked Stanley at No. 10 in his list of the top 50 prospects in the 2016 NFL Draft.

Diverse roots: Stanley was named the 2015 Polynesian College Football Player of the Year in December. Stanley was born to Ron and Juli Stanley, who is of Tongan descent.

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