|National Football League Draft Profile|
|Jake Kirkpatrick |
|High School||Robert E. Lee (Tyler, Texas)|
|One of six finalists in 2010 for the Rimington Trophy, recognizing the top center in the nation...2010 First-Team All-Mountain West Conference...Second-Team All-Mountain West as a junior...Key member of the unbeaten TCU team in 2010 that won the Rose Bowl...Played just one year of high school football...Is able to make adjustments quickly...Tuned in mentally...Is solid at the point of attack...Gets off the ball quickly and excels as a run blocker...Called out blocking assignments while at TCU...Moves his feet well when sliding laterally down the line...Is able to identify the most dangerous pass rusher on the field...Is not a polished pass protector...Needs to play with a mean streak when pass protecting...May need to add some quality weight. |
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