Landon Young
Offensive Tackle from Kentucky   Scouting Report
Landon Young
321 lbs
Home town
Lexington KY
Player Rating
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Landon Young OT Kentucky | NFL Draft 2021 Scouting Report

Landon Young OT Kentucky
NFL Draft 2021 Scouting Report

40-yard dash time: 5.00-seconds
Height: 6-7 Weight: 321 lbs
Position rank: #30
Overall Rating: 66.0/100
New Orleans Saints Drafted: 2021: ROUND: 6 - Pick Number: 206 (NO)
  • 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.
  • Best on the outside because of his height and athleticism, but is capable of blocking on the move.
  • 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.
  • Best asset is his strength and disposition as a run blocker. Gives a strong initial punch. Plays with good leverage bends at the knees and sees what he's hitting, showing the ability to roll his hips into the defender and drive him off the line of scrimmage.
  • He has the quickness and growth potential, long arms and powerful base to be one of the most popular players in predraft film sessions. If he impresses in private workouts, he could climb draft boards.
  • Needs to prove his worth in a straight-ahead running game.
  • Isn't an elite quick-twitch blocker and his height causes him to be out-quicked. Leaks inside pressure when his technique gets sloppy.
  • Whiffs on blocks after beaten initially and lacks range and lateral quickness. Plays too high and without proper leverage, pad level and can be passive.
  • 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.

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