The Post’s Ryan Dunleavy gives his Top 10 offensive linemen in this year’s 2020 NFL Draft:
1. Mekhi Becton, Louisville, 6-7, 364
Athletic giant with experience on left and right sides and a wingspan longer than seven feet. Huge upside, but weight must be monitored.
2. Tristan Wirfs, Iowa, 6-5, 320
Only true freshman tackle to start at offensive line-proud Iowa in coach Kirk Ferentz’s 21 seasons. Some scouts like him better at guard than right tackle.
3. Jedrick Wills Jr., Alabama, 6-4, 312
Plays with a chip on his shoulder and finished blocks to the dirt as right tackle. Better blocker on pass than run right now, which is uncommon.
4. Andrew Thomas, Georgia, 6-5, 315
Immediate starter on either side of the line, especially in a run-oriented offense. Can think his way through a challenge or bad game.
5. Josh Jones, Houston, 6-5, 319
Senior Bowl left tackle standout who was inconsistent in games, but showed steady year-to-year development. High ceiling.
6. Austin Jackson, USC, 6-5, 322
Raw 20-year-old left tackle with hit-or-miss potential for a team that can afford to sit him as a rookie. Quickness to cut off speed rushers.
7. Cesar Ruiz Michigan, 6-3, 307
All the desired traits in a center: Consistency, awareness and vocal leadership. Versatile enough to play guard, too. Grew up fast in Camden, N.J.
8. Ezra Cleveland, Boise State, 6-6, 311
Needs to add strength and catch up after missing lots of practice time last season due to turf toe. Scouts like his quick hands.
9. Lloyd Cushenberry III, LSU, 6-3, 312
Long arms (34 ¹/₈ inches) help make up for questions about his range. No question about the center’s sheer strength.
10. Isaiah Wilson, Georgia, 6-6, 350
Brooklyn native with 25 career games of experience left two years of eligibility on the table. Elite size, but technical work needed.
Cleveland: He could pass Jackson as the sixth offensive tackle and land on the first/second-round border after top-of–the-line times in the shuttle and three-cone drill at the combine.
Prince Tega Wanogho, Auburn, 6-5, 308: Could not participate in Senior Bowl or NFL Scouting Combine drills because of knee injury. Left native Nigerian village at age 16 with eyes on NBA, so he’s still learning football.
Small school wonder
Ben Bartch, St. John’s (Minn.), 6-6, 309: Former tight end at Division III program who gained 75 pounds with a creative “diet.” Natural ability and willingness to learn, but now needs grooming.
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