BIO: Three-year starter awarded All-Conference honors as both a senior and junior.
POSITIVES: Vocal leader of the offensive line, and is shooting up draft boards. Explodes off the line, immediately gets his hands into opponents, then controls them at the point of attack. Plays with good pad level, keeps his feet moving throughout the action and effectively uses body positioning to seal defenders from the play. Nasty yet at the same time a disciplined blocker. Adequate in motion, can adjust on the move and has possibilities in a zone blocking scheme. Improved his playing strength as a senior.
NEGATIVES: Lacks top footwork in space. Over-extends or lunges into blocks. Not a true finisher.
ANALYSIS: After an outstanding campaign in '05, Mangold capped his college career with a tremendous performance at the Senior Bowl. A passionate football player who gets the job done, Mangold should quickly move into a starting lineup.