BIO: Three-year starter at the left guard and strong guard positions. Bench-pressed 225 pounds a school-record 40 times last year.
POSITIVES: Hard-working, small-area blocker who plays with a nasty attitude. Explosive off the snap and knocks opponents off the ball. Plays with good pad level and anchors in pass protection. Works well with teammates and keeps his head on a swivel. Flashes the ability to pull across the line of scrimmage and block on the move.
NEGATIVES: Lacks adjustment, footwork and has difficulty picking up blitzes.
ANALYSIS: A durable collegiate lineman with good weight-room numbers, De La Garza has backup potential for a power running offense.