It is currently Sat Oct 25, 2014 4:58 am

All times are UTC - 4 hours [ DST ]





Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 1 post ] 
Author Message
 Post subject: Travis Bright, OG, Brigham Young
PostPosted: Tue Jun 07, 2011 7:19 pm 
Offline
Purveyor of Truth & Justice
Purveyor of Truth & Justice
User avatar

Joined: Thu Dec 23, 2004 3:03 pm
Posts: 26026
Location: North Carolina
Travis Bright
6-4/317 BYU
5.27 Senior

Pros: Has good strength and gets good position inside as a drive blocker. Is a knee bender with decent footwork and plays with nice technique. A capable cut blocker that can block on the second level. Has a nice mean streak and delivers a nice punch to defender.

Cons: Doesn't always lock onto defender and needs to improve his hand use. Not great athlete, and just okay on the second level or blocking on the move.

Overview: Bright is a straight-ahead drive blocker that works well in a zone blocking scheme. He relies on getting position rather than pushing the pile. But he's a sound technician.

NFL Forecast: The type of guy that isn't flashy, but simply gets the job done. Bright can become an effective starter at the next level if he gets a bit stronger, improves his technique, and plays in a zone-heavy scheme. He could work well in Houston because of the amount of cut blocking they'd use. At the very least, I expect him to be a capable backup, even if he never gets the opportunity to be a starter. The type of guy that may play for 8 years in the NFL, and may only start for 2 or 3 of them, but should be effective during those times. He's the type of guy that can complete an already solid line, but isn't really going to make it better.

ATL Forecast: Bright is a similar style player to Harvey Dahl and would work well in Atlanta as a right guard prospect. Not sure he's much better option than Dahl at this point, but down the road if Dahl was to get injured, the offense shouldn't miss a beat with him in the spot. If the team lost both Dahl and Clabo in the coming years, then Bright would be a nice replacement option.

Value: Bright is worth a fifth or sixth round pick because he is primarily a target to help depth, but has some upside to start.

_________________
"Vincere scis, Hannibal, victoria uti nescis" -- Maharbal, 216 B.C.E.


Top
 Profile E-mail  
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 1 post ] 

All times are UTC - 4 hours [ DST ]


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Jump to:  


cron