Feb 22, 2014; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Furman offensive lineman Dakota Dozier goes through drills during the 2014 NFL Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports

The New York Jets Select Dakota Dozier with the 137 pick of the 2014 NFL Draft

The Jets have moved on to choosing some depth on the offensive line with the 137th pick overall. The pick, just is, is offensive guard Dakota Dozier.

Dozier, is 6;4″, 313 pounds. He has a lot talent, albeit raw talent. He played left tackle at a small school, before moving to the inside to play guard, which seemed more comfortable. Here are thoughts from the NFL.com profile:

STRENGTHS Outstanding overall body mass and thickness, especially in the lower body. Strong power base with a very stout anchor. Locks down and dominates lesser competition in pass protection (pancake machine). Plays with vinegar and finishes blocks. Rose to the occasion vs. better competition (see LSU). Plays with good knee bend and generates movement off the ball. Experienced, four-year starter.
WEAKNESSES Raw technician. Footwork is not clean. Shuffles instead of kicksliding and can get overextended attacking defenders. Carries his hands low and does not replace them. Oversets and gives up inside counters. Rolls slowly to the second level under control and can be beaten to the block point by speed. Can get complacent and play down to the competition level.

It’s an interesting choice, one to watch as the summer approaches.

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