Biography: Four-year starter who played 51 games with the first team at Cal. All-conference choice as a senior. Lined up at both left and right tackle in college.
Positives: Smart, tough lineman with a consistent game. Quickly sets up off the snap, bends his knees and blocks with a wide base. Strong at the point, turns defenders off the line run blocking and anchors in pass protection. Flashes footwork in space, makes good use of angles and stays square then seals defenders from the action. Consistently plays with good pad level, keeps his head on a swivel and works well with teammates. Works blocks hard and fights with his hands throughout the action.
Negatives: Not light on his feet or effective far from the line of scrimmage. Struggled with back injuries in the past.
Analysis: Schwarz is a fundamentally sound blocker who plays with great intelligence. He offers starting potential at a number of offensive line positions and has watched his stock steadily rise the past eight months. Schwartz could end up being drafted much earlier than people project and has the ability to break into a starting lineup his first year in the league.
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