Biography: Two-year starter at left tackle for Virginia Tech.
Positives: Athletic college left tackle with upside. Sets with a wide base, bends his knees and keeps his feet moving throughout the action. Stays square, blocks with a nasty attitude and seals defenders from the action. Moves well on his feet and is effective in pass protection.
Negatives: Lacks dominant strength at the point of attack and really does not get much movement run blocking. Marginally effective blocking in motion.
Analysis: Linear is a nice-sized offensive tackle with growth potential. He's a developmental prospect who will get consideration on a practice squad.
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