Ray Thomas-Ishman
Offensive Line from Buffalo 2021 Draft Profile
Ray Thomas-Ishman
Height
6-5
Weight
320 lbs
College
Buffalo
Position
OL
Class
Senior
Home town
Philadelphia PA
61/100
Player Rating
50
PositionRank
5.35
FortyYD Time

Ray Thomas-Ishman OL Buffalo Draft Profile

Strengths
  • Attacks his man, playing with a wide base and the lateral agility to mirror, sustain and shuffle to help inside. Has the size, strength and quick feet to be effective as a position run-blocker.
  • Lone concern is handling the superquick NFL edge rusher. Foot speed and quickness are very good, but not elite.
  • 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.
  • Plays with appropriate wide base and intelligence, instincts and agility to seal the edge. Aggressive extending with power to punch and looks comfortable in space.
  • Dips shoulder and moves his feet to get outside leverage when needed. Strong and low coming out of his stance, effective in short-yardage situations.
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 and lacks elite lateral ability- will struggle with speed rushers and footwork is a work in progress. Bends too much at the waist and overextends himself- often caught lunging and leaning.
  • A short-area blocker with limited range and doesn't consistently get to the second level. Will play undisciplined at times, especially in space. Lacks a finishing attitude.
  • Needs to prove his worth in a straight-ahead running game.
  • Needs to work on his technique in pass protection, using more consistent leverage and continuing to move his feet.

How other scouting services rate Ray Thomas-Ishman (Overall Rank)

All Scouts AverageOverall Rank
892.0
All Scouts AveragePosition Rank
110.0