Alameda Ta'amu has one thing that teams covet in the National Football League: prototypical size for a nose tackle.
This position has taken on added importance over the course of the last few seasons, which leads teams to select for need more than value.
Now, I am not concluding that the Washington product wouldn't represent value in the middle rounds. On the contrary, I really like the way Ta'amu plays.
Here are five strengths and weaknesses as they relate to his game translating to the NFL.