Offensive Guard Rankings 2023 NFL Draft

GUARD PROSPECT RANKING 2023 NFL DRAFT

We considered lumping all interior line prospects into a single group but ultimately thought it would be useful separating the guards and centers out.
Guard is probably the least glamorous position on the team and so even a particularly special crop escapes the attention they deserve, however, this group looks pretty pedestrian and at least for now, and contains no obvious standout elite prospects.

It's difficult to pick out the best from this bunch, but we currently view South Carolina’s Andrew Vorhees, Florida’s D’Cyrus Torrence, and Christian Haynes as the prospects with the greatest chance of success at the pro level.

Torrence is huge for an interior player at 347 lbs and has had a dominant 2022 season for the Gators in the running game where he regularly bulldozers defenders.
Vorhees and Haynes are smaller and are more technicians of the game and will be looked at as more of a traditional fit as pro guards.

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Player Rankings - Offensive Guard

# Player Pos Team Weight Height 40YD AVG POS RANK AVG OVR RANK Rating Summary
1

O'Cyrus
Torrence

OG
Florida   Mascot
Florida Mascot
337lbs 6-5 5.40 5 33.9
87.3
Torrence is a work in progress with high-end physical traits. He’s extremely light on his feet for a 300-pounder, a natural knee b...
2

Andrew
Vorhees

OG
USC   Mascot
USC Mascot
325lbs 6-6 5.12 13 65.4
86.3
Bursts off the line of scrimmage and has tremendous natural strength and power, able to dominate at the point of attack and wipe o...
3

Nick
Broeker

OG
Ole Miss   Mascot
Ole Miss Mascot
305lbs 6-5 4.90 29 110.4
83.8
Awareness is above-average for his limited experience. Sells trap block and can turn to seal. Fluid getting to and adjust at the s...
4

Mason
Brooks

OG
Ole Miss   Mascot
Ole Miss Mascot
305lbs 6-6 5.30 82 281
81.8
Plays with natural leverage and has the strength to anchor against the bull rush. Brooks also packs a violent initial punch that ...
5

Emil
Ekiyor Jr.

OG
Alabama   Mascot
Alabama Mascot
317lbs 6-3 5.25 30 111.3
81.4
Outstanding on reach blocks, showing good initial quickness and flexibility to seal the backside. He’s a heady player who is q...
6

Jaxson
Kirkland

OG
Washington   Mascot
Washington Mascot
322lbs 6-7 5.34 43 155.4
81.3
Kirkland is a very good prospect so long as he remains healthy. He's got the pass blocking skills that NFL teams love, although...
7

Cedrice
Paillant

OG
Marshall   Mascot
Marshall Mascot
325lbs 6-4 5.10 51 190
79.0
Paillant thrives on physicality, often out-grappling bigger defensive linemen and winning in the phone booth with tenacity and upp...
8

Brandon
Kipper

OG
Oregon State   Mascot
Oregon State Mascot
326lbs 6-6 5.20 74 260.5
78.6
He's infinitely coachable and athletically gifted with the ideal frame, physique, weight distribution, knee bend and hand strength...
9

Malaesala
Aumavae-Laul...

OG
Oregon   Mascot
Oregon Mascot
330lbs 6-6 5.40 85 294.7
77.4
Has the feet to adjust when Aumavae-Laulu anticipates what's coming. Effective trapping and bends at the knees with adequate core ...
10

Caleb
Chandler

OG
Louisville   Mascot
Louisville Mascot
297lbs 6-4 5.00 73 257
77.2
Chandler does a nice job working with teammates to build the pocket, anchoring against bull rushers and displaying good awareness ...
11

T.J.
Bass

OG
Oregon   Mascot
Oregon Mascot
325lbs 6-4 5.25 54 201.2
76.1
Bass is a work in progress with high-end physical traits. He’s extremely light on his feet for a 300-pounder, a natural knee bende...
12

Spencer
Anderson

OG
Maryland   Mascot
Maryland Mascot
305lbs 6-5 5.25 65 238.5
75.9
In the run game, Anderson explodes off the line of scrimmage and consistently gets out to the second level to do damage. Consist...

2023 NFL Draft Athleticism Chart - Offensive Line

We've compared players post combine 40 times and weight and charted them on the scatter chart below. You'll find the 40 time on the Y-axis and on the X-axis the weight in pounds.
The exceptional athletic freaks (determined by the combination of speed vs weight) will be found at the top right of the chart while the less impressive athletes will be sitting towards the bottom left.

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2023 NFL Draft Athleticism Chart - Offensive Line

We've compared players 40 times and weight and charted them on the scatter chart below. You'll find the 40 time on the Y-axis and on the X-axis the weight in pounds.
The exceptional athletic freaks (determined by the combination of speed vs weight) will be found at the top right of the chart while the less impressive athletes will be sitting towards the bottom left.

Check back after the combine as these numbers are likely to change.