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2017 Draft Profile: OT Cam Robinson


Leading up to the 2017 NFL Draft, we'll take a closer look at 16 players mocked to the Ravens at pick No. 16.

Size: 6-foot-6, 322 pounds

Career Stats: 43 career starts

2016 Stats: 15 games, 37 knockdown blocks

Combine Stats:
40-yard dash: 5.15 seconds
Vertical jump: 26 inches
Broad jump: 106 inches
3-cone drill: 7.81 seconds

Background: Robinson was the No. 1 recruit in the country coming out of high school. While getting blue-chip prospects is hardly rare at Alabama, Robinson stood out. He started as a true freshman and never looked back as an anchor at left tackle. He excelled in Alabama's pro-style attack, and won the Outland Trophy as the nation's top blocker to cap his career in 2016. However, he may be suited better for right tackle in the NFL. Scouts will be looking into off-field issues, as he was arrested prior to the 2016 season with a teammate. They had marijuana and a stolen handgun in their vehicle. The charges were later dropped due to insufficient evidence.

Strengths: "Outstanding, proportional frame with combination of thickness and athleticism. Fires into his target with a forceful pop generating early power and push. Can uproot defender and turn him out of hole as a drive blocker. Able to respond to power with power. Can work seamlessly from block to block in combos. Works and climbs to second level with controlled, stalking footwork. Has initial quickness to pull and land on defenders in space. Athletic enough to slide over and catch inside challenges. Usually works feet into position pre-contact in run game. Good length and gets adequate extension in his punch. Kick slide generally balanced and gains necessary ground to the edge. Has feet necessary to mirror edge speed and flatten them over rush arc. Glass-eater who fights hard to the whistle." – Lance Zierlein, NFL Media

Weaknesses: "While powerful and statistically impressive in pass protection, Robinson is not the dancing bear most NFL teams are looking for at left tackle. He can be a tick late off the snap, showing limited ability to recover if beaten initially and can struggle against speed rushers when the quarterback holds the ball. Robinson has been protected a bit in Alabama's scheme with tight ends and backs providing chip blocks and the dominant running game forcing pass rushers to throttle down. Further, Robinson needs to show greater anticipation and change-of-direction while blocking on the move. Too often defenders are able to slip by him at the second level. Robinson comes with legitimate off-field concerns, as well." – Rob Rang, CBS Sports

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