Draft Profile: BioDoug Nester from Spring Valley High High School was rated a 4 star recruit by ESPN and handed a 4 star grade by 247 Sports. Following high school Nester opted to join West Virginia.
In 2019 as a freshman Nester saw action in 12 games and played on a total of 585 snaps for the Mountaineers. He allowed 3 QB hurriess, 2 QB hits, and 3 sacks while playing at right guard.
As a sophomore in 2020 he played in 8 games and a total of 375 snaps. He conceded one QB hurry, 3 QB hits, and no sacks while playing most of his snaps at right guard.
In 2021 as a junior Nester saw action in 13 games and totaled 807 snaps. He gave up 8 QB hurriess, 3 QB hits, and 3 sacks while playing at right guard.
Scouting Report: Strengths
- Effective in space and usually drops his hips to get leverage and sustain against shorter defenders.
- If a scout were to draw up a starting NFL left tackle, the picture may look like a lot like Adams. His height, length and athletic build are prototypical for the position that helps protect the blind side of ultra-important starting quarterbacks.
- Big athlete with good bulk and a filled-out frame. Stays balanced and doesn't overextend in pass protection. Stays disciplined with good bend and leverage.
- Eases out of his stance and has a finisher's mentality. Bends his knees, has above-average mobility and keeps his base square to adjust to counters.
- Solid positional run blocker who flashes the nasty demeanor and killer instinct scouts covet.
Scouting Report: Weaknesses
- Isn't an elite quick-twitch blocker and his height causes him to be out-quicked. Leaks inside pressure when his technique gets sloppy.
- Heavy-footed with limited lateral quickness. Stiff and looks like he's moving in wet cement in the open field.
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