Biography: Three-year starter awarded all-conference honors after his junior and senior seasons. Named to several All-American teams in 2011.
Positives: Strong small-area blocker best in confined quarters. Sets with a wide base, works to bend his knees and keeps his head on a swivel. Displays good quickness, stays square and anchors in pass protection. Immediately gets his hands up, effectively places them into defenders and jolts opponents with good punch. Gets movement run blocking and turns defenders off the line. Plays with a nasty attitude and always looking for someone to hit.
Negatives: Not a nifty or nimble lineman. Lacks footwork in space. Struggles if asked to pull across the line of scrimmage or block in motion.
Analysis: Zeitler possesses the size, strength and disposition to play at the next level. He lacks great upside but is a solid prospect with the ability to be used in a power running offense.
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