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Matt Mandich
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BIOGRAPHY: Four-year starter awarded varying degrees of all-Conference and honors since his freshman season. Spent his college career at left tackle.

POSITIVES: Mandich has been a dependable offensive lineman at Arkansas State, yet he lacks the tools to be a left tackle in the NFL. His approach to the game and understanding of the position could help him catch on as a backup guard.

NEGATIVES: Stiff, lacks agility and minimally effective in motion. Struggles sliding out to protect the edge. And the further off the line of scrimmage he is asked to block, the less effective he is.

ANALYSIS: Hard-working, competitive college blocker with marginal size and upside for the next level. Quickly gets into blocks, effectively uses his hands, and rides defenders from their angle of attack. Keeps his feet moving throughout the action, showing ability as a position blocker, and makes good use of angles. Displays good awareness and keeps his head on a swivel.


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