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Prospect Profile: Troy T Antonio Garcia

Antonio Garcia

Tackle| Troy| Senior

Height:6-foot-6*|Weight: *302 pounds

College Stats

2016: Started 12 of the 13 games he played and garnered First-Team All-Sun Belt designation after not allowing a sack

Career:Started 42 of the 43 games he played; All-Sun Belt Honorable Mention in 2015 when he allowed just three sacks on 780 snaps and recorded 33 knockdown blocks and five grades by Troy coaches that were above 90 percent, including the final four of the season

Combine Results

40-yard dash: 5.15 seconds (tied for eighth among offensive linemen)

Bench press: 24 reps of 225 pounds

Broad jump: 9 feet, 0 inches (tied for seventh among offensive linemen)

Vertical jump: 31 inches (second among offensive linemen)

3-cone drill: 7.98 seconds

20-yard shuttle: 4.94 seconds

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Summary:Garcia became the first athlete at Charles R. Drew High School (Riverdale, Georgia, south of Atlanta) to be selected as First-Team All-State. He also averaged 12 points per game in high school, helping the squad make the state finals.'s Lance Zierlein wrote in Garcia's pre-draft profile that he still "has basketball feet" that enable Garcia to "mirror pass rushers before and after engagement." After redshirting in 2012, Garcia started the first six games of the 2013 season before suffering a knee injury. Garcia started all 12 games he played in 2014 and 2015 and 12 of 13 in 2016. As a sophomore, he played 630 snaps and allowed just 2.5 sacks. He continued improving over his final two seasons for the Trojans. Garcia was invited to the Reese's Senior Bowl, where he weighed-in at 293 pounds. He worked predominately at left tackle with the second grouping of players.

Stacking up: NFL Media analyst Mike Mayock ranked Garcia as the third-best option at tackle in this year's draft, but Bucky Brooks did not list Garcia among his top five players at the position.

Where will he go?:Troy University has had two first-round draft picks in school history: DeMarcus Ware in 2005 and Leodis McKelvin in 2008. While Garcia is not projected as a first-round selection, he's excited about becoming the next Trojan to make it to the NFL. After his pro day workout in late March, Garcia told the Montgomery Advertiser that the opportunity ahead is humbling.

He didn't sound concerned about when he'll come off the board.

"You hear some of everything from everybody," Garcia said. "Anything can happen on draft day, so I'm just taking it one day at a time and just making sure I'm in shape."

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