Andre James Frostee Rucker Jersey , T/G, UCLAMeasurables6’4", 299 lbs5.32 40 yard dash21 bench reps29" vertical jump105" broad jump4.84 20-yard shuttle8.00 3-coneStats2018: Started all 12 games at left tackle..."WhiteFanposts Fanshots Raiders StoriesScheduleRosterStatsYahoo Raiders NewsYahoo Raiders Depth ChartYahoo Raiders TransactionsYahoo Raiders PhotosOdds About Masthead Community Guidelines StubHub ✕Raiders 2019 UDFA scouting report: Andre James has explosiveness, but needs to bulk upNew,7commentsPDTShareTweetShareShareRaiders 2019 UDFA scouting report: Andre James has explosiveness, but needs to bulk upBrian Spurlock-USA TODAY SportsAndre James, T/G, UCLAMeasurables6’4”, 299 lbs5.32 40 yard dash21 bench reps29” vertical jump105” broad jump4.84 20-yard shuttle8.00 3-coneStats2018: Started all 12 games at left tackle2017: Started all 13 games at right tackle2016: Started 7 games at right tackle2015: Redshirt seasonAwards2018: Awarded game ball after the UCLA Bruins beat the Arizona Wildcats on October 20, after he had lost his father to cancer earlier in the week.StrengthsHas the frame necessary to play offensive line in the NFL, but needs to add some weight. Possesses the explosive type of athleticism that offensive line coach Tom Cable looks for. Good football IQ allows for the recognition and identification of targets, has power when he is able to square up with opponents and maintain position.WeaknessesWhile James possesses explosiveness required for success in performing cut blocks in the zone blocking scheme, he lacks the foot speed to play tackle against athletic edge rushers in the NFL. That lack of speed is also why he has trouble getting to the second level, and he can be a hit or miss blocker who has a habit of lunging.VerdictJames has the frame to potentially play in the NFL, but he will need to work on improving his athleticism while also adding weight, which could prove difficult. At just 22 years old he has time to develop further, but due to lacking both size and athleticism, is likely to be both outmatched and overpowered by many NFL defensive linemen. He has both a natural fluidity in his movement and demonstrates the explosiveness displayed in his vertical and broad jump at the combine. However, his footwork needs improvement, and his change of direction is at times painful.Fit With RaidersJames seems a long shot to make the roster at this point, but with the competition at left guard wide open, and plenty of time between now and training camp, anything is possible. He plays a position at which the Raiders have a need Maxx Crosby Oakland Raiders Jersey , and college teammate Kolton Miller showed significant improvement in technique between the draft and the opening of training camp, so the question becomes how much time and effort James will put into addressing his areas of need between now and late July. Abrams is a hard-hitting safety whose style of play can set the tone for the Raider’s defense."WhiteFanposts Fanshots Raiders StoriesScheduleRosterStatsYahoo Raiders NewsYahoo Raiders Team PageYahoo Raiders ReportYahoo Raiders Depth ChartYahoo Raiders TransactionsYahoo Raiders PhotosOdds About Masthead Community Guidelines StubHub ✕Raiders Draft 2019NFL Draft 2019 scouting report: Johnathan Abram is Raiders new punisherNew,47commentsAbrams is a hard-hitting safety whose style of play can set the tone for the Raider’s defense. PDTShareTweetShareShareNFL Draft 2019 scouting report: Johnathan Abram is Raiders new punisherVasha Hunt-USA TODAY SportsJohnathan Abram, S, Mississippi StateMeasurables5’11”, 205 lbsStats2018: 99 tackles, 3 sacks, 1 forced fumble, 7 passes defended, 2 interceptions 2017: 71 tackles, 2 sacks, 2 forced fumbles, 5 passes defendedAwards2018 Second Team All-American2018 First Team All-SECStrengthsJohnathan Abram’s calling card is his violence and physicality. A two-year starter at Mississippi State, Abram was a team leader and one of the hardest workers on the team. He flies down the field and finishes tackles with violent intentions. Abram locked down Iowa’s T.J. Hockenson (widely considered the best tight end in the 2019 NFL Draft) during their match-up in the Outback Bowl. He powers through blockers as a blitzer, and was third in the nation in total pressures among safeties (16) according to Pro Football Focus. WeaknessesAbram struggles in coverage when he is given the responsibilities of a free safety, such as playing single-high. He doesn’t have a complete feel for spacing and quarterbacks will attack him when he is out of the box. Abram’s violent style of play increases his risk of injury, and his shoulder was flagged at the Senior Bowl. VerdictIf used correctly, Abram is a huge asset to a defense because of his physicality and leadership. His violent tackles can fire up an entire defense, and he has solid pass coverage when he plays closer to the line of scrimmage. Abrams projects as the best strong safety in the 2019 NFL Draft, and is a similar player to former Colts star Bob Sanders. NFL Network’s Daniel Jeremiah ranked Abram as the 23rd overall prospect from the 2019 NFL Draft.Fit with RaidersAbram could either replace Karl Joseph or play alongside him. Abram is a similar player but is younger and bigger. With Abram as a pure strong safety, there is a chance Joseph could move to free safety in Paul Guenther’s defense which doesn’t use pure free and strong safeties. Either way, he gives the Silver & Black a violent presence and leadership that can set the tone for their entire defense. Abram should quickly become a fan favorite with his intense style of play.See BD Williams’s film breakdown here.