Jake Burton
Jake Burton  OL  Baylor | NFL Draft 2021 Souting Report - Portrait Image
Jake Burton
Height
6-6
Weight
312
College
Baylor
Position
OL
Class
Senior
Home town
Alpine, CA
56.0/100
Player Rating
75
PositionRank (OL)
5.38
FortyYD Time

Jake Burton OL Baylor | NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

Jake Burton OL Baylor
NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

Overall Rank: #399 Position Rank: #75 (OL)
40 time: 5.38 seconds
Height: 6-6 Weight: 312
Overall Rating: 56.0 / 100
Game performance weighted rating
Pass Blocking:
72%
Run Blocking:
64%
DRAFT PROJECTION: UDFA Position rank: #75
College Games: 32 College Snaps: 2208
New York Giants Signed as an undrafted free agent by New York Giants
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.
  • Anchors against larger defenders in the middle; resets hands to maintain distance. Athletic enough to help on nose tackle then pick up twist or late blitzer. Mirrors quick interior rushers. Looks to help the center when uncovered.
  • 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.
  • Effective in space and usually drops his hips to get leverage and sustain against shorter defenders.
  • Best on the outside because of his height and athleticism, but is capable of blocking on the move.
Weaknesses
  • Susceptible to speed rushers. Has only average quickness off the snap and doesn't possess the acceleration or arm length to corral defenders once they cross his face.
  • Has inconsistent quickness and lacks the natural burst to maintain balance and block in space. Extends his arms, but has soft hands and doesn't jolt rushers.
  • Lacks foot speed to be a major threat as a lead blocker outside. Inconsistent latching on and gets lazy, bending at the waist.
  • Struggles to get low enough to maintain leverage. Won't be able to cut more agile NFL linemen because he's not sudden and gathers before lunging.
  • Bends at the waist and loses leverage, also has a tendency to lunge and lean too far when flustered.
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