Chris Hairston to the Buffalo Bills: 2011 NFL Draft Scouting Report

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The mammoth offensive lineman (6'6", 323 pounds) and 2010 All-ACC First-
Team selection from Clemson has plenty of experience to translate mentally to the
next level. The Bills hope he'll be able to contribute early.

According to the NFLDraftScout.com:


"Positives: Three-year starter at left tackle for the Tigers has a massive frame with
quick feet. Agile for his size, good lateral agility. Can run and hit second-level targets.
Extends his arms and can slide his feet in pass protection. Good punch, excellent
hand placement. Very experienced, football smart, durable team leader who started
four Clemson bowl games.

Negatives: Has a bad body, with long and relatively thin legs, high hips, a small
spare tire, and is top-heavy. Doesn't bend his knees well, and generates very little
power without proper knee-bend. Doesn't appear to have great power in his hands.
Waist-bends and can't anchor against power. Can slide one way, but struggles
against double moves. Doesn't change direction well. Did not fare well against top
competition."

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