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Mayock's take: Offensive tackles

NFL Network analyst Mike Mayock, a Newtown Square resident, will break down each position in advance of the draft for Daily News readers. Here is Part 5 with his take on the offensive tackles:


Matt Kalil, USC

6-6 5/8, 306

Arm: 34 ½

40-yard dash: 4.99

225-bench: 30

Projected Round: 1 (picks 3-5)

Mayock: "Kalil is far and away the best tackle prospect in this draft. Barring a trade, I think he will go 3 to Minnesota and be a plug-and-play guy at left tackle. He's a gifted foot athlete. He's got long arms. He needs to develop his core strength, which is typical for a lot of these guys. He's a little bit like Joe Thomas when he came out. He's a special athlete. He can play.''


Cordy Glenn, Georgia

6-5 ¾, 345

Arm: 35 ¾

40-yard dash: 5.15

225-bench: 31

Projected Round: 2

Mayock: "You're talking about a kid who's almost 6-6 and 345 pounds with arms like vines. When you talk about girth and length, he's huge. Some people are getting a little carried away with projections. I'm seeing him all over the place in first-round mock drafts. I don't see that. I don't see him as a left tackle. He's not a foot athlete. I'm not even sure I see him as a right tackle. But if he can't survive at right tackle, I think he's got the size, girth and demeanor to be a potential All-Pro guard.''


Mark Zusevics, Iowa

6-5, 303

Arm: 33

40-yard dash: 5.09

225-bench: NA

Projected Round: 5

Mayock: ''He played right tackle at Iowa and probably will go in the fifth round. He's not really a sleeper, but he's undervalued. He played through some injuries. He's not flashy. But like most Iowa offensive linemen, he's well-coached, tough, and in a year or two, you might have a starting right tackle.''