Frank Ragnow NFL Draft 2018: Scouting Report for Detroit Lions' Pick

Matt Miller@nfldraftscoutNFL Draft Lead WriterApril 27, 2018

Arkansas lineman Frank Ragnow (72) warms up as he prepares to play Auburn during an NCAA college football game in Fayetteville, Ark., Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Woods)
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POSITIVES

—Experienced at right guard and center; team captain.

—Excellent overall athletic testing at the Arkansas pro day. Strong, agile and with good burst.

—Has ideal size (6'5", 312 lbs) with long arms (33 ⅛").

—Scheme-versatile thanks to lateral agility and length. Also has the power to anchor when lined up at center.

—Mean, tough drive-blocker who has excellent finishing skills.

                

NEGATIVES

—Tested as a better athlete than his film showed at times.

—Injured ankle in 2017 ended his season.

—Hands get outside the pads of pass-rushers, which could lead to holding calls.

—Is high coming out of his snap.

                   

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OVERALL

A versatile starter who can line up in any scheme and at multiple positions, Frank Ragnow might be a first-rounder were he not coming off an injury. As it stands, he should be a top-50 selection and profiles well as a high-level starter.

           

GRADE: 6.75 (Round 2)

PRO PLAYER COMPARISON: Chris Chester, Houston Texans

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