Chris Owens
Center from Alabama 2021 Draft Profile
Chris Owens
Height
6-3
Weight
315 lbs
College
Alabama
Position
C
Class
Senior
Home town
Arlington TX
72/100
Player Rating
8
PositionRank
5.29
FortyYD Time

Chris Owens C Alabama Draft Profile

Strengths
  • Awareness is above-average for his limited experience. Sells trap block and can turn to seal. Fluid getting to and adjust at the second level.
  • Has the feet to adjust when he anticipates what's coming. Effective trapping and bends at the knees with adequate core strength to absorb the bull rush. Can clear a path at the second level if he hits the target.
  • Above-average football smarts and general intelligence. Plays with a nasty streak. Solid character and work ethic.
  • Has average height with a narrow base out of his stance. Needs to get stronger in his lower half to anchor at the point of attack.
  • Anchors well and plays with the low center of gravity and natural bend to seal the inside lanes. Has violent hands with hustle to close off bubble screens and lead to flatten linebackers. Nasty demeanor and highly coachable.
Weaknesses
  • Flashes the ability to move his man with his hands, but is not yet consistent in this area.
  • Will punch at smaller defenders instead of latching on and is more of a mauler than mover in the running game. Can improve maintaining outside leverage when doubling the nose. Ducks his head and gets too upright, causing him to fall off second-level blocks.
  • Needs to work on his technique in pass protection, using more consistent leverage and continuing to move his feet.
  • Attacks when necessary, though he won't consistently dominate and can lose balance overextending.
  • A short-area blocker with limited range and doesn't consistently get to the second level. Will play undisciplined at times, especially in space. Lacks a finishing attitude.

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