Charles Cross
Offensive Line from Mississippi State 2021 Draft Profile
Charles Cross
Height
6-5
Weight
290 lbs
College
Mississippi State
Position
OL
Class
Sophomore
Home town
Laurel MS
89/100
Player Rating
3
PositionRank
5.2
FortyYD Time

Charles Cross OL Mississippi State Draft Profile

Strengths
  • Quick out of his stance with the footwork to be effective in front of screens. Willing to get out in front of ballcarriers to take out defensive backs and linebackers.
  • A smooth mover and covers a lot of ground, working hard to mirror rushers; agile and keeps his feet moving.
  • Adequate foot quickness to remain outside. Can get to the second level with surprising agility when adjusting to moving defenders. Underrated athleticism, agility, balance, and even straight-line speed to contribute.
  • Has good footwork and technique. Balanced and agile pass protection set with excellent hand placement.
  • Has the agility, technique, and size to contribute early in his professional career. Quick, active hands to latch on to defenders.
Weaknesses
  • Stronger pass rushers can get under his pads and steer him aside.
  • Has only average measurable with limited arm length and no overpowering qualities.
  • Can be beat off the edge coming out of his stance lunging to reach speedy wide rushers.
  • Loses leverage battles and plays with high pad level. Can be late off the snap.
  • Attacks when necessary, though he won't consistently dominate and can lose balance overextending.

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