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Troy Kropog
SELECTED BY: Titans Round 4 (35)
SI Grade
3.43
Position: Class:
Senior
School: Conference: Ht., Wt.:
6-5.5, 309
40 Time:
5.23

BIOGRAPHY: Three years starter at left tackle awarded all-Conference honors as a senior. Also played two games with the first team as a freshman on at right tackle.

POSITIVES: "Fundamentally sound lineman who stands out in pass protection. Blocks with a wide base, keeps his feet moving and makes good use of angles. Quickly gets his hands into defenders, stays square and seals opponents from the action. Flashes good hand punch and knocks defenders from their angle of attack. Effectively uses body positioning to seal the edge and protect his quarterback. Uses all his assets to their maximum and plays intelligent football."

NEGATIVES: Average run blocker who must improve the strength of his base. Struggles handling big opponents. Neither fluid nor effective in motion.

ANALYSIS: "Kropog is a solid blindside protector with the skill and growth potential to play at the next level. He's likely to be under-drafted after a poor performance at the Senior Bowl, yet with patience and a little more work in the weight room, he could turn out to be a late round steal."

PROJECTION: Fifth Round

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