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2024 NFL Draft Scouting Report: OT Amarius Mims


Big Board ranking: #9

Positional ranking: #3

 

Overview

Position: OT

College: Georgia

Class: Junior

Age: 21

 

Measurables

Height: 6’7 3/4”

Weight: 340 lbs.

Arm length: 36 1/8″

Hand size: 11 1/4″

 

Athletic testing

40-yard dash: 5.07 sec.

10-yard split: 1.78 sec.

Vertical jump: 25.5″

Broad jump: 111.0″

Bench press: N/A

3-cone drill: N/A

Short shuttle: N/A

 

Strengths

Monster overall size. Phenomenal length. Gigantic wingspan and reach with massive hands. Extreme power and strength. Very athletic and carries his weight extremely well. Terrific leg flexibility for a bigger player. Impressive ability to get low and create leverage. Fluid hips. Easy movement skills in space. Will completely obliterate smaller players. Generates movement at the point of attack. Can lock down edge defenders as a run blocker. Doesn’t let go when he latches on accurately. Will connect and clamp on opponents to create a lane on outside runs. Shoves are very powerful and knock defenders to the ground. Quick feet in pass protection. Keeps a wide base and mirrors effectively. Excellent anchor power. Uses reach and moves his feet to push rushers past the quarterback. Smooth kicking out of his stance in pass sets. Natural feel for dealing with stunts. Quick and long to seamlessly transition between blocks. Shows intensity and passion for team success. Entered starting lineup in final two games of 2022 for Georgia’s championship run. Showed well versus top projected pass rushers in 2025 draft class.

 

Weaknesses

Limited game experience with eight career starts. Durability concerns with several missed games in lone season as a full-time starter. Has some whiffs trying to connect. Defenders are able to shed and knock him off balance. Inconsistent dealing with inside moves. Awareness could be improved picking up late blitzers.

 

NFL comparison

Morgan Moses

 

Conclusion

Overall, Mims is a monster offensive tackle with an extremely rare combination of size, athleticism, and power. Even considering concerns about durability and experience, the upside is high enough to take him early in Round 1.