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2024 NFL Combine: Day Four Recap, Offensive Lineman | Who Impressed? | Do The Numbers Match The Scouting Report?

Day three of the 2024 NFL Combine is underway, and we are recapping the top performances by position group on the day.


Check back at the end of each day as we continue to recap every position group from the drill work at the 2024 NFL Combine.


2024 NFL Combine Offensive Line Grades

Overview of Today's Analysis

Below, we provide a breakdown of the top players ranked within their respective position groups. This analysis is based on the drill work and how it correlates with each prospect's initial scouting report from the Football Scout 365 NFL Draft Big Board, available on our website.


Grading If the Film Matches the NFL Combine Data

The aim of today's analysis is to assess each prospect's NFL Combine drill performance. We consider all aspects of the workouts, from the 40-yard dash to the on-field exercises, to determine if a prospect's previous film analysis and scouting report align with their performance during the NFL Combine's on-field drills. Learn more about the player grade scale here.


The Top Offensive Lineman Grades At The 2024 NFL Combine


Joe Alt, OT, Notre Dame (6’ 9’’, 321 lbs)

Combine Data & Ranking Within His Position Group:

  • 40-Yard Dash: 5.05 seconds

  • 10-Yard Split: 1.73 seconds

  • Vertical Jump: 28''

  • Broad Jump: 9’ 4’’

  • 3-Cone Drill: 7.31 seconds

  • 20-Yard Shuttle: 4.51 seconds

Scouting Report Connection: Joe Alt distinguishes himself with a blend of significant length and disciplined play, which sets a high bar for offensive line performance. His understanding of the game, reflected in his penalty avoidance and efficient movement, complements his physical attributes, offering a glimpse into his potential as a professional. While Alt’s considerable height presents challenges in leverage and bend, his quick hands and ability to engage effectively with defenders help mitigate these issues. His run blocking is marked by a blend of power and agility, indicating a well-rounded skill set conducive to both ground and aerial attacks.


Grade Assignment: Based on Alt’s impressive combine metrics and his in-game performance, his grade aligns with Very Good to Outstanding (7-8). The synthesis of his athletic scores with his technical proficiency and on-field leadership suggests a player ready to transition successfully to the NFL. Continued refinement in his stance and balance could elevate Alt from a promising prospect to a mainstay on an NFL offensive line, particularly as a left tackle where his natural abilities and size could be most advantageous.



Olumuyiwa Fashanu, OT, Penn State (6’ 6’’, 312 lbs)

Combine Data & Ranking Within His Position Group:

  • 40-Yard Dash: 5.11 seconds

  • 10-Yard Split: 1.77 seconds

  • Vertical Jump: 32''

  • Broad Jump: 9’ 1’’

Scouting Report Connection: Olumuyiwa Fashanu has demonstrated significant potential and growth as an offensive tackle. With his solid two-year starting experience, he has showcased the raw physical traits needed for the NFL but remains a work in progress in terms of technique and football instincts. His collegiate performances have suggested a powerful run blocker with the natural athleticism necessary for pass protection, albeit with a need for refinement in footwork and consistency.


Grade Assignment: Reflecting on Fashanu’s potent mix of physical attributes and his developmental trajectory, he earned a Very Good to Outstanding (7-8) grade. His current skill set and impressive physical attributes position him as a promising talent with the potential for significant growth in the professional ranks. Continued technical development and adaptation to the pro game could see him evolve from a player with boom-or-bust potential to a reliable and effective starter on the offensive line, particularly in a left tackle role where his physicality and athleticism can be maximally utilized.



Taliese Fuaga, OT, Oregon State (6’ 6’’, 324 lbs)

Combine Data & Ranking Within His Position Group:

  • 40-Yard Dash: 5.13 seconds

  • 10-Yard Split: 1.77 seconds

  • Vertical Jump: 32''

  • Broad Jump: 9’ 3’’

Scouting Report Connection: Fuaga has shown the capability to be a formidable force on the offensive line, particularly as a right tackle. His physicality and aggressive playing style have marked his time at Oregon State, but areas such as pad level and sustained blocking need refinement. His impressive pass protection skills, characterized by excellent technique and athleticism, allow him to counter various pass-rush strategies effectively.


Grade Assignment: Given Fuaga's solid combine performance and the strengths noted in his scouting report, his grade is Very Good to Outstanding (7-8). He demonstrates the foundational skills and physical attributes necessary for a successful transition to the NFL, particularly in a right tackle role where his pass protection can shine. If he can improve his consistency in run blocking and leverage, he has the potential to exceed current expectations and solidify his position as a reliable starter.



Amarius Mims, OT, Georgia (6’ 8’’, 340 lbs)

Combine Data & Ranking Within His Position Group:

  • 40-Yard Dash: 5.07 seconds

  • 10-Yard Split: 1.78 seconds

  • Vertical Jump: 25.5''

  • Broad Jump: 9’ 3’’


Scouting Report Connection: Mims stands out with his impressive size and athleticism, essential for an NFL tackle. While showcasing solid technique and effective hand placement, his inconsistency, particularly in mobility, marks areas for improvement. His large frame and recovery skills underline his potential as a formidable offensive lineman.


Grade Assignment: Considering Mims’ physical traits and developmental potential, his grade is Very Good to Outstanding (7-8). His combination of size, technique, and athleticism presents a high ceiling, positioning him as a possible day-one contributor with continued growth and experience.



Christian Mahogany, G, Boston College (6’ 3’’, 314 lbs)

Combine Data & Ranking Within His Position Group:

  • 40-Yard Dash: 5.13 seconds

  • 10-Yard Split: 1.74 seconds

  • Vertical Jump: 32.5''

  • Broad Jump: 9’ 1’’

Scouting Report Connection: Christian Mahogany has shown significant prowess as a power player with his robust performances, particularly in run blocking. Despite this strength, he reveals areas needing enhancement such as leverage and balance, alongside the necessity for refined pass protection techniques. His ability to make midseason adjustments indicates adaptability and the potential for improvement. While he excels in run blocking, success at the NFL level demands enhanced technique and improved pass-blocking agility.


Grade Assignment: Reflecting on Mahogany's collegiate performance and physical attributes, he is given an Above Average to Good (6-7) grade. He stands out as a promising prospect capable of evolving into a dependable NFL starter with the right coaching and technical refinement. His innate physicality and strength are key assets, and with dedicated development, he could solidify his position as a durable component of an NFL offensive line.


Tanor Bortolini, C, Wisconsin (6’ 4’’, 303 lbs)

Combine Data & Ranking Within His Position Group:

  • 40-Yard Dash: 4.94 seconds

  • 10-Yard Split: 1.69 seconds

  • Vertical Jump: 32.5''

  • Broad Jump: 9’ 4’’


Scouting Report Connection: Bortolini showcases flexibility between center and guard positions, combining substantial mass with adequate technique. While his strength is commendable, challenges may arise against NFL-caliber nose tackles due to his length and leverage. His agility and understanding of various run-blocking schemes add value, particularly in motion as a pulling center.


Grade Assignment: Reflecting on Bortolini’s consistent approach and adaptability, he is assigned an Above Average to Good (6-7) grade. His foundation in technique and versatility across interior positions provides a solid baseline for development into a reliable NFL backup, potentially evolving into a starter with focused improvement and experience.




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