My Scouting Report for Wyatt Davis

Wyatt Davis

Team : Ohio St. Buckeyes (FB) | Sports : Football | Position : OT | Status : Active | Location :United States

Player Scouting Report

Players Scouting Reviewer : myles.whitmore . Position :Offense Tackle [OT]

Run Blocking
When Wyatt Davis has a good position, he can put defenders on their backside. Davis regularly uses his massive size to muscle out defenders. However, his run blocking recognition can be hit or miss.
Pass Blocking
Davis is a dominant pass protector who didn't allow a single sack in 2019. He has the size, strength, and recognition required to be a phenomenal pass protecting OG who can hold his ground.
Impact Blocking
Davis' quarterbacks and running backs can always rely on him to make impact-blocks. Against a strong Huskies defensive line, Davis pancaked DT Vita Vea multiple times, which is impressive.
Davis has smooth feet that help him get to the second level with ease.
Davis has the strength to move any defensive player that gets in his way. Unfortunately, his strength is inconsistent as a pass blocker because he occasionally cedes leverage to powerful interior defenders.
Davis is a tenacious defender who looks to blast defenders at the line of scrimmage and on pull blocks. He also has adequate finishing ability.
He is great at pull blocks and can get to the second level to blast defenders.
Wyatt Davis is 6'4, 315 pounds, and utilizes his girth to move defenders. When Davis looks to be beaten on a run block, he can still create a rushing lane with his massive frame.
Wyatt Davis suffered a bad knee injury against Michigan State but said he would have been able to suit up against Michigan.
No red flags to note.
Davis anchor's himself and can hold his ground well. Plus, his hand positioning is excellent. His technique makes him a versatile offensive lineman.
Davis has the tough demeanor and intelligence necessary to be a quality offensive guard.
Wyatt Davis's PFF grade has fluctuated throughout his career. His production is down from 2019, but this is probably due to the pandemic riddled season.
Wyatt Davis was a world-beating pass protector in 2019 who didn't allow a single sack. Due to his massive frame and power, Davis regularly pancakes interior defenders and has the footwork needed to blast defenders on pull blocks. His proper technique, high IQ, and size will make him a versatile offensive guard who can pass protect and open up rushing lanes in any scheme.
There are not many holes in Wyatt Davis' game. Some might point out that he isn't the fastest OG there is, but he has enough speed to get to the second level. Others can point out that he is having a down year in 2020. However, the entire Big Ten Conference is having a down year because there is a pandemic that has ravaged college football.
Overall Analysis
Wyatt Davis was a consensus first-round pick heading into the 2020 football season. According to PFF, Davis was the most valuable offensive guard returning to college football in 2020. Despite his regression this season, Davis is a proven road grader and pass protector with the tangibles and intangibles necessary to be an effective interior offensive linemen. Scouts might downgrade him due to his positional value, but he is a high-end OG regardless.
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Untapped potential
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