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He has great versatility, playing defensive tackle as a freshman, then moving to right guard as a sophomore and junior, then to center as a senior.
Pouncey is very quick off the snap and utilizes his strong hands and long arms to push defenders off the line.
He excelled in pulling situations at Florida. The Dolphins guards (John Jerry and Richie Incognito) were very poor last season in pulling situations, so this is a high-need area.
He has good weight distribution, which gives him great balance.
At the center position, he struggled with his snaps and getting his hands up to pass-protect.
Pouncey can be inconsistent in his downfield blocking and his effort level.
Pouncey should be the Dolphins' first-round pick. I said it back in January and I stand by my choice. Pouncey probably would not cut it as a center but would make an excellent guard. The Dolphins have needed an athletic guard for a long time.
The Bill Parcells motto was always to just get the big and strong guards (Donald Thomas, John Jerry, Richie Incognito), who were not really the most athletic guys in the world. Pouncey is athletic but also has good size at 6'5" and 303 lbs.