John Michael Schmitz
John Michael Schmitz  C  Minnesota | NFL Draft 2023 Souting Report - Portrait Image
John Michael Schmitz
Height
6-4
Weight
320 lbs
College
Minnesota
Position
C
Class
Senior
Home town
Flossmoor IL
80.1/100
Player Rating
3
PositionRank
5.2
FortyYD Time

John Michael Schmitz C Minnesota | NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

John Michael Schmitz C Minnesota
NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

40 time: 5.20 seconds
Height: 6-4 Weight: 320 lbs
Position rank: #3
College Games Played: 36
College Snap Count: 1728
College Recruiting Grade: Model.PlayerDetailFlat.RecruitingStarRating Stars (77/100)
Recruiting Grade: Model.PlayerDetailFlat.RecruitingStarRating Stars (77/100)
DRAFT GRADE - ROUND: 1st - Mid
Overall Rating: 80.1 / 100
Game performance weighted rating
Pass Blocking:
77%
Run Blocking:
89%
Strengths
  • Has a naturally wide base, thickly build and good length. Long legs to cover a lot of ground with his initial kick slide. Has the quickness to set up quickly with enough lateral shuffle to mirror and mobility to get to the second level.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Has good footwork and technique. Balanced and agile pass protection set with excellent hand placement.
  • A better than expected athlete who steadily improved in pass protection. Stout at the point of attack and maintains a wide base.
Weaknesses
  • Loses leverage battles and plays with high pad level. Can be late off the snap.
  • Needs to prove his worth in a straight-ahead running game.
  • Light on his feet for a guard but doesn't possess the range or size to remain outside against NFL pass rushers.
  • Good upper-body strength but must improve his core strength. Better suited to a zone-blocking system because of his athleticism.
  • Attacks when necessary, though he won't consistently dominate and can lose balance overextending.
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How other scouting services rate John Michael Schmitz (Overall Rank)

All Scouts AverageOverall Rank
122.0
All Scouts AveragePosition Rank
26.0