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Taitusi Lutui - OG

 Taitusi Lutui Grade: 3.83
 Position: OG
 Class: Sr
 School: USC
 Conference: Pacific-10
 Ht., Wt.: 6-3.5, 334
 40 Time: 5.45
  Selected by: Arizona Cardinals
  Round 2, pick 9 (41 overall)

BIO: Two-year starter used at right tackle and guard. All-Conference and All-America choice as a senior.

POSITIVES: Powerful small-area blocker best on the strong side. Quick into blocks, plays with good lean and very strong at the point. Solid position blocker with the ability to turn defenders off the line. Explosive, jolts opponents off the snap and stays with assignments.

NEGATIVES: Lacks adjustment, footwork and does not play with great balance. Struggles moving laterally and heavy-footed in motion.

ANALYSIS: A large blocker who is tough to get around, Lutui has shown consistent signs of progress the past two years. Not as tall as most would like in a strong-side tackle yet has starting potential at the next level.

Photo: Donald Miralle/Getty

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