Luke Wypler
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Luke Wypler
Ohio State
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Montvale, NJ
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Luke Wypler C Ohio State | NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

Luke Wypler C Ohio State
NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

Overall Rank: #197 Position Rank: #45 (OL)
40 time: 5.00 seconds
Height: 6-3 Weight: 300
Overall Rating: 79.4 / 100
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DRAFT PROJECTION: 6th Position rank: #45
College Games: 16 College Snaps: 875
ESPN College Recruiting
Grade: Model.PlayerDetailFlat.RecruitingStarRating ESPN  Stars Model.PlayerDetailFlat.RecruitingStarRating ESPN  Stars (84/100)
College Combine Results
247 Sports Recruiting
Grade: Model.PlayerDetailFlat._247_RecruitingStarRating Stars Model.PlayerDetailFlat._247_RecruitingStarRating Stars (95/100 )
Draft Profile: Bio
Luke Wypler from St Joseph Regional High School was rated a 4-star recruit by ESPN and handed a 4-star grade by 247 Sports. Following high school, Wypler opted to join Ohio State.

In 2020 as a freshman Wypler saw action in just 3 games and played a total of 15 snaps for the Buckeyes. He allowed no QB hurries, no QB hits, and no sacks while playing sparingly.

As a sophomore in 2021 he played in 13 games and a total of 860 snaps. He conceded an impressive 7 QB hurries, one QB hit, and no sacks while playing at center.
Scouting Report: Strengths
  • Hand placement is excellent, and Wypler shows a good understanding of angles when climbing upfield
  • Does a nice job on the second level, moving upfield quickly and showing the flexibility and balance to land blocks in space.
  • Finds defenders with his hands immediately and gets feet moving to engage and sustain.
  • Adequate foot quickness to remain outside. Can get to the second level with surprising agility when adjusting to moving defenders. Underrated athleticism, agility, balance, and even straight-line speed to contribute.
  • In the run game, he plays with a mean streak and does a nice job generating a push at the initial point of attack. Wypler can get outside and does a decent job landing blocks in space.
Scouting Report: Weaknesses
  • 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.
  • Not physically imposing and has average overall strength. Upper body gets over his feet too often and Wypler easily loses his balance.
  • Raw as a pass protector, looking choppy and unnatural when moving back into his set, often playing too upright.
  • As a pass protector, he gets caught reaching and lunging when matched up against quickness.
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