The widespread craze for the Chargers has been making by the trenches in most mock drafts so far, which is a major need to have, so it arrives as no shock.
It is no distinctive in Bleacher Report’s most recent mock the place the highly touted Oklahoma offensive tackle Cody Ford falls to Los Angeles at No. 28 all round.
Ford would be a slam dunk assortment for the Bolts, if he were to fall to the conclude of the very first-round immediately after becoming consistently projected as a major-20 player. The former Sooner’s stock rose toward the center of the time immediately after becoming an mysterious prospect through.
At 6-foot-4 and 338 kilos, Ford is a broad-bodied bully who is stout in pass safety and in the running activity. He has a big wingspan, he moves quite well for his sizing to cut off fast edge rushers and secure from inside moves.
Proper tackle Sam Tevi and ideal guard Dan Feeney were underwhelming to say the the very least, and Ford would deliver inside-out versatility. Ford does project finest as a RT, which is the place I consider he would be slotted if L.A. drafted him.
Beneath is Chargers Wire’s Scouting Report on Ford.
Ford entered the time as a relative mysterious and elevated his draft stock considerably through the class of the 12 months. His results served Oklahoma acquire the Joe Moore Award, which is awarded to the finest offensive line in college or university football.
Ford is a massive male with a uncommon athletic skill-established for the situation, demonstrating higher than-common harmony and overall flexibility to very easily bend, lateral agility to cope with velocity, and soak up electricity at the position of assault.
He has overwhelming electricity on first make contact with. Ford retains his ft moving immediately after make contact with and attempts to finish blocks, enjoying with a nasty streak. He has the athleticism to decide up blocks in space and modify to linebackers though on the move.