2023 NFL Draft Prospects: Offensive Tackle



The top 2023 Offensive Tackle prospects available for the 2023 NFL Draft. * - denotes 2023 prospect. ** - denotes 2026 prospect.

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2022 NFL Draft Position Rankings:
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2023 NFL Draft Position Rankings:
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2024 NFL Draft Position Rankings:
QB | RB | FB | WR | TE | OT | G | C | DE | DT | NT | 3-4 OLB | 3-4 DE | OLB | ILB | CB | S | K | P

Previous Seasons

  • '22 - Evan Neal, Alabama
  • '21 - Penei Sewell, Oregon
  • '20 - Tristan Wirfs, Iowa
1. Northwestern image Peter Skoronski*, OT/G, Northwestern
Height: 6-3. Weight: 305.
Projected 40 Time: 5.00.
Projected Round (2023): 1
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9/17/22: Sources with NFL teams who traveled through Evansville during Wildcats training camp said the Northwestern staff was hyping up tackle Peter Skoronski as a better player than Rashawn Slater. Skoronski has since started the 2022 season very well.

"[Skoronski is] athletic, moves well, and is smooth," said an AFC Director of player personnel. "He has very short arms, like 32 inches - he plays with better length than he has - but he doesn't have a tackle body and looks more like a guard. Some guys I have spoken with compare him to Jonah Williams and some others have said Jonah Jackson."

Pro sources say Skoronski looked heavier and stronger in fall camp than he did in 2021, and he has shown more strength in the early going of 2022. They say that adding a little power could help him to get some movement and not be as finesse. They note that like Slater, Skoronski can bend move. Not all pro teams are sold on Skoronski being as good as Slater, and the debate about Skoronski staying at tackle or moving to guard will probably extend through the 2023 NFL Draft until his franchise decides where to start him out.

6/28/22: Skoronski is slated to play left tackle for the Wildcats in 2022, but NFL teams have him as a guard on their preseason watch list. That is easy to understand because he is short and lacks length for tackle as a pro. Skoronski broke into the starting lineup as a freshman and played well over the past few seasons. Skoronski is a tough, polished technician who could be a good NFL guard.





Previous Seasons

  • '22 - Ikem Ekwonu, N.C. State
  • '21 - Alijah Vera-Tucker, USC
  • '20 - Jedrick Wills, Alabama
2. Oklahoma image Anton Harrison*, OT, Oklahoma
Height: 6-5. Weight: 309.
Projected 40 Time: 5.10.
Projected Round (2023): 1-3
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9/17/22: Team sources say Harrison has potential because he is quick, athletic, and has good size. However, they say he is too finesse, not tough, and not physical. They want to see him improve in those areas before projecting him to the first round of the 2023 NFL Draft, but his ability is good enough for him to go on Day 2 at the lowest.

6/27/22: Over the past two seasons, Harrison was impressive as the left tackle for the Sooners. Harrison has quality size with good athleticism and quickness. He broke into the starting lineup as a freshman and held down the left tackle spot as a sophomore. With a good skill set, Harrison could rise into being a sought-after early-rounder.



Previous Seasons

  • '22 - Charles Cross, Mississippi State
  • '21 - Rashawn Slater, Northwestern
  • '20 - Mekhi Becton, Louisville
3. Miami image Zion Nelson, OT, Miami
Height: 6-6. Weight: 315.
Projected 40 Time: 5.10.
Projected Round (2023): 1-3
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9/17/22: Some team sources feel Nelson is a solid player with starting potential for the NFL. Entering the season, some felt he was a solid second-rounder with the potential to rise.

6/27/22: After a rough season opener against Alabama, Nelson played well overall in 2021. While Nelson could stand to get stronger and more physical, he is a good athlete with quickness and agility. Nelson showed his impressive skill set with serious upside immediately at Miami, earning the starting left tackle job in the preseason before his freshman year and making all 13 starts for the Hurricanes. He followed that up with a quality 2020 season. Assuming he stays healthy, Nelson will enter the NFL with good experience having been a 4-year starter.



Previous Seasons

  • '22 - Trevor Penning, Northern Iowa
  • '21 - Alex Leatherwood, Alabama
  • '20 - Andrew Thomas, Georgia
4. Maryland image Jaelyn Duncan, OT, Maryland
Height: 6-5. Weight: 315.
Projected 40 Time: 5.30.
Projected Round (2023): 1-3.
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9/17/22: Duncan has a good skill set and has improved throughout his college career. He could be a riser throughout the season.

6/27/22: Duncan has been solid for Maryland and received a quality grade from NFL advance scouts. Duncan is a team leader and captain with good size and athleticism. If Duncan does well against top opponents, he could be a riser. Duncan broke into the starting lineup as a redshirt freshman in 2019 and has been a mainstay at left tackle for the Terrapins.





Previous Seasons

  • '22 - Tyler Smith, Tulsa
  • '21 - Christian Darrisaw, Virginia Tech
  • '20 - Josh Jones, Houston
5. Ohio State image Paris Johnson*, OT, Ohio State
Height: 6-6. Weight: 315.
Projected 40 Time: 5.10.
Projected Round (2023): 1-3
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9/17/22: Johnson is starting at left tackle for the Buckeyes, and he is off to a good start this year, including an impressive performance against Notre Dame in Week 1.

6/27/22: Johnson has a quality skill set with size, quickness and athleticism, and that made him a top recruit in the nation. Johnson started at guard in 2021 and was a solid blocker for the Buckeyes. With Nick Petit-Frere moving on to the NFL, Johnson is expected to be the starting left tackle in 2022. He has lot of upside to break out for the Buckeyes, and he could be a high riser if he performs well as the blind-side protector for C.J. Stroud.



Previous Seasons

  • '22 - Nick Petit-Frere, Ohio State
  • '21 - Teven Jenkins, Oklahoma State
  • '20 - Austin Jackson, USC
6. Ole Miss image Nick Broeker, OT/G, Ole Miss
Height: 6-4. Weight: 305.
Projected 40 Time: 5.00.
Projected Round (2023): 1-3
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9/17/22: Broeker is starting at left guard, which could be his best fit for the NFL.

6/28/22: Broeker had an impressive debut as a freshman in 2019, starting 12 games at left tackle. He remained at left tackle in 2020 and 2021 and did a solid job of protecting quarterback Matt Corral. Broeker's size and length might make him a better fit at guard as a pro, but he is a tough blocker who should enter the NFL with good development and experience as a 4-year starter.



Previous Seasons

  • '22 - Daniel Faalele, Minnesota
  • '21 - Jackson Carman, Clemson
  • '20 - Isaiah Wilson, Georgia
7. Wisconsin image Jack Nelson, OT, Wisconsin
Height: 6-7. Weight: 304.
Projected 40 Time: 5.40.
Projected Round (2023): 1-3
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9/17/22: Nelson is starting at left tackle this season. He has the upside to rise as he gains experience.

6/28/22: Nelson has started at guard and tackle for the Badgers. Given his height and length, Nelson could fit as a starting tackle in the NFL. If he does well against speed rushers, he could really rise. Nelson is the projected left tackle for the Badgers in 2022, but he could also get consideration as a right tackle for the pros.



Previous Seasons

  • '22 - Bernhard Raimann, Central Michigan
  • '21 - Jalen Mayfield, Michigan
  • '20 - Prince Tega Wanogho, Auburn
8. Georgia image Broderick Jones*, OT, Georgia
Height: 6-4. Weight: 315.
Projected 40 Time: 5.20.
Projected Round (2023): 2-3
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9/17/22: Jones is starting at left tackle for the Bulldogs. They have continued to dominate to open the 2022 season.

6/28/22: Jones was a backup in 2020 and 2021, but injuries forced him onto the field in crunch time. Jones became the Bulldogs starting left tackle for the final four games of the 2021 season and helped Georgia to finish off its National Championship. Jones has quality size, but might fit better at guard in the NFL similar to the player he is replacing in 2022, Jamaree Salyer.



Previous Seasons

  • '22 - Rasheed Walker, Penn State
  • '21 - Sam Cosmi, Texas
  • '20 - Trey Adams, Washington
9. Washington image Jaxon Kirkland, OT, Washington
Height: 6-6. Weight: 318.
Projected 40 Time: 5.25.
Projected Round (2023): 2-3.
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9/17/22: Kirkland has had a strong start to the season for Washington. He looks like a flexible blocker who could be a starting guard or tackle.

6/27/22: Kirkland played left tackle for Washington in 2021, but for the NFL, he looks like a better fit at guard or right tackle. In Week 2, he had some struggles with Michigan's Aidan Hutchinson, but Kirkland made some nice plays as well. In November, he had a mixed showing against Oregon's Kayvon Thibodeaux, but Washington sent a lot of double teams and extra attention to Thibodeaux. Kirkland was the Huskies' starting right guard as a redshirt freshman and sophomore before moving to left tackle as a junior in 2020.

Kirkland has good size, but quickness and athleticism issues could make him a better fit on the right side or inside at the next level. Guard could be his best fit, but he looks like he could have enough ability to play right tackle. To start out his pro career, Kirkland might be a valuable sixth offensive lineman who can serve as a swing backup at guard and tackle while he develops. He could have a shot to turn into a decent starter in time, and left guard might be the best position for him as a pro.





Previous Seasons

  • '22 - Abraham Lucas, Washington State
  • '21 - Liam Eichenberg, Notre Dame
  • '20 - Matt Peart, Connecticut
10. Stanford image Walter Rouse, OT, Stanford
Height: 6-6. Weight: 321.
Projected 40 Time: 5.25.
Projected Round (2023): 3-5
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9/17/22: Rouse has had a solid start to the season for Stanford.

6/27/22: Rouse broke into the starting lineup at left tackle for the Cardinal in 2019. He has been a mainstay there since. Over the previous three seasons, Rouse has improved as a pass protector and run blocker. He possesses versatile size, so he could get consideration at a few positions on the offensive line in the NFL.



Previous Seasons

  • '22 - Luke Goedeke, Central Michigan
  • '21 - James Hudson, Cincinnati
  • '20 - Ezra Cleveland, Boise State
11. Clemson image Jordan McFadden, OT/G, Clemson
Height: 6-2. Weight: 310.
Projected 40 Time: 5.20.
Projected Round (2023): 3-5
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9/17/22: McFadden is starting at left tackle for Clemson. The Tigers have had easy opponents thus far.

6/28/22: McFadden is the starting left tackle for Clemson and is coming off a solid 2021 season. He has played left tackle and right tackle for the Tigers, but moving to guard could be his best fit for the NFL due to his lack of height and length. Perhaps McFadden can prove to be an undersized, shorter left tackle prospect like Rashawn Slater or Isaiah Wynn.



Previous Seasons

  • '22 - Darian Kinnard, Kentucky
  • '21 - Spencer Brown, Northern Iowa
  • '20 - Yasir Durant, Missouri
12. Arizona image Jordan Morgan, OT, Arizona
Height: 6-5. Weight: 312.
Projected 40 Time: 5.25.
Projected Round (2023): 4-6
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9/17/22: Morgan is starting at left tackle for Arizona.

6/27/22: Morgan became the Wildcats' starting left tackle during his junior season and put together a respectable debut. Morgan has size to block on the edge but doing well against speed rushers will be critical for him to rise.



Previous Seasons

  • '22 - Max Mitchell, La.-Lafayette
  • '21 - Dillon Radunz, North Dakota State
  • '20 - Lucas Niang, TCU
13. Michigan image Ryan Hayes, OT/G, Michigan
Height: 6-6. Weight: 307.
Projected 40 Time: 5.00.
Projected Round (2023): 4-6
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9/17/22: Hayes is starting at left tackle for the Wolverines.

6/28/22: Hayes broke into the starting lineup in 2020 at left tackle for the Wolverines. He locked down the starting blind-side spot in 2021 and had a good season. Hayes and the Michigan line, however, really struggled with the Georgia defensive line in the football semifinal. That performance suggested that Hayes might be a better fit at right tackle or guard in the NFL.



Previous Seasons

  • '22 - Braxton Jones, Southern Utah
  • '21 - D'Ante Smith, East Carolina
  • '20 - Charlie Heck, North Carolina
14. Ohio State image Dawand Jones, OT, Ohio State
Height: 6-8. Weight: 360.
Projected 40 Time: 5.60.
Projected Round (2023): 4-6
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9/17/22: Jones is starting at right tackle for the Buckeyes. He has had a solid start to the season.

6/27/22: Jones is a massive edge blocker with huge length and girth. His size makes him a fit for right tackle in the NFL. Jones will need to show the ability to handle speed rushers to rise as a senior.





Previous Seasons

  • '22 - Austin Deculus, LSU
  • '21 - Dan Moore Jr., Texas A&M
  • '20 - Cameron Clark, Charlotte
15. BYU image Blake Freeland, OT, BYU
Height: 6-8. Weight: 305.
Projected 40 Time: 5.50.
Projected Round (2023): 5-7
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9/17/22: Freeland is starting at left tackle for the Cougars. He had a decent performance against Baylor in Week 2.

6/27/22: Freeland plays left tackle for BYU, but he could be a better fit as a right tackle in the NFL. To start out his pro career, Freeland could be a swing tackle backup. There will be a lot of NFL eyes on quarterback Jaren Hall, and Freeland could benefit from that attention.



Previous Seasons

  • '22 - Nick Zakelj, Fordham
  • '21 - Walker Little, Stanford
  • '20 - Terrance Steele, Texas Tech
16. Georgia image Warren McClendon, OT, Georgia
Height: 6-4. Weight: 300.
Projected 40 Time: 5.30.
Projected Round (2023): 5-7
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9/17/22: McClendon is starting at right tackle for Georgia. For the NFL, his best fit could come from moving inside to guard.

6/27/22: McClendon was Georgia's starter at right tackle in 2021 and had a strong season that helped the program to win the National Championship. At his size, he might be a better fit at guard in the NFL.



Previous Seasons

  • '22 - Matt Waletzko, North Dakota
  • '21 - Brady Christensen, BYU
  • '20 - Hakeem Adeniji, Kansas
17. Missouri image Javon Foster, OT, Missouri
Height: 6-5. Weight: 320.
Projected 40 Time: 5.25.
Projected Round (2023): 5-7
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9/17/22: Foster is starting at left tackle for Missouri, but team sources say they have not been impressed with him.

6/27/22: Foster served as a backup for three seasons, with a few starts coming at right tackle as a redshirt sophomore in 2020. In 2021, Foster won the starting left tackle job and put together a quality season for the Tigers. Foster has good size to go along with some speed and athleticism. If he builds on his debut, he could rise as a senior.



Previous Seasons

  • '22 - Spencer Burford, Texas-San Antonio
  • '21 - Stone Forsythe, Florida
  • '20 - Calvin Throckmorton, Oregon
18. Texas image Christian Jones, OT, Texas
Height: 6-6. Weight: 313.
Projected 40 Time: 5.40.
Projected Round (2023): 6-FA
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9/17/22: Jones is starting at right tackle for the Longhorns. He had some good plays and some ugly ones against Alabama.

6/27/22: Jones was the starting left tackle for Texas in 2021 after starting at right tackle for the majority of the 2020 season. He was a quality run blocker for Bijan Robinson in 2021, but his pass blocking needs to improve for the NFL. To open his pro career, Jones could be a swing tackle backup.



Previous Seasons

  • '22 - Thayor Munford, Ohio State
  • '21 - Jake Curhan, California
  • '20 - Tyre Phillips, Mississippi State
19. Maryland image Delmar Glaze, OT, Maryland
Height: 6-5. Weight: 305.
Projected 40 Time: 5.30.
Projected Round (2023): 6-FA
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9/17/22: This season, Glaze is starting at right tackle for Maryland.

6/27/22: Glaze started at right tackle and left tackle for Maryland in 2021. While he showed some versatility on the outside, he could kick inside to guard in the NFL.



Previous Seasons

  • '22 - Logan Bruss, Wisconsin
  • '21 - Alaric Jackson, Iowa
  • '20 - Jack Driscoll, Auburn
20. Grand Valley State image Quinton Barrow, OT, Grand Valley State
Height: 6-6. Weight: 331.
Projected 40 Time: 5.40.
Projected Round (2023): 7-FA
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9/17/22: Barrow needs a strong season to earn a spot at an all-star game to help him rise.

6/27/22: Barrow was the starting left tackle for the Lakers in 2021, and he played well enough to earn a spot on NFL teams' preseason watch list. Given his lower level of competition, it would help Barrow to play well at an all-star game in early 2023.





2022 NFL Draft Position Rankings:
QB | RB | FB | WR | TE | OT | G | C | DE | DT | NT | 3-4 OLB | 3-4 DE | OLB | ILB | CB | S | K | P

2023 NFL Draft Position Rankings:
QB | RB | FB | WR | TE | OT | G | C | DE | DT | NT | 3-4 OLB | 3-4 DE | OLB | ILB | CB | S | K | P

2024 NFL Draft Position Rankings:
QB | RB | FB | WR | TE | OT | G | C | DE | DT | NT | 3-4 OLB | 3-4 DE | OLB | ILB | CB | S | K | P





 








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