Ryan and Wes discuss the best offensive line options in the draft and how they might fit with the Packers. (April 22, 2016)



1. Laremy Tunsil, Ole Miss. Height: 6-5. Weight: 310. Class: Junior. Bench press: 34. 40-yard dash: N/A. Projection: Top 10.

The Rams and Eagles didn’t trade up to draft him, but with movement skills of a tight end many believe he’s the draft’s best overall player.

2. Ronnie Stanley, Notre Dame. Height: 6-5¾. Weight: 312. Class: Junior. Bench press: N/A. 40-yard dash: 5.18. Projection: Top 20.

With ideal size and athleticism, could develop into an elite pass rusher at left tackle.

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3. Jack Conklin, Michigan State. Height: 6-5¾. Weight: 308. Class: Junior. Bench press: 25. 40-yard dash: 5. Projection: Top 20.

Former walk-on developed into an All-American blocker on the left side for Spartans.

4. Taylor Decker, Ohio State. Height: 6-7. Weight: 310. Class: Senior. Bench press: 20. 40-yard dash: 5.23. Projection: Top 20.

Could start career at right tackle, where he would be a mauling-type run blocker from his first game.

5. Jason Spriggs, Indiana. Height: 6-5⅝. Weight: 301. Class: Senior. Bench press: 31. 40-yard dash: 4.94. Projection: Round 1-2.

Few offensive tackles can accurately be described as “explosive” athletes, but then few offensive tackle run a sub-5-second 40-yard dash while having the strength to bench 225 pounds more than 30 times.

6. Germain Ifedi, Texas A&M. Height: 6-5¾. Weight: 324. Class: Junior. Bench press: 24. 40-yard dash: 5.3. Projection: Round 1-2.

The Aggies have produced their share of first-round offensive tackles over the years, and Ifedi’s undoubtedly potential could make him next.

7. Shon Coleman, Auburn. Height: 6-5½. Weight: 307. Class: Senior. Bench press: 22. 40-yard dash: N/A. Projection: Round 2.

Best story in the draft, he survived leukemia, spent two seasons away from football and is now preparing for his future as a potential NFL left tackle.

8. Le’Raven Clark, Texas Tech. Height: 6-5¼. Weight: 316. Class: Senior. Bench press: 18. 40-yard dash: 5.16. Projection: Round 2.

One NFL draft analyst described his 853/4-inch wingspan as “pterodactyl” arms, which he can use to keep edge rushers from the quarterback.

9. Jerald Hawkins, LSU. Height: 6-5⅝. Weight: 305. Class: Junior. Bench press: 23. 40-yard dash: 5.23. Projection: Round 2-3.

Three-year starter in the bayou, he brings the athleticism of a former basketball standout the tackle position.

10. Caleb Benenoch, UCLA. Height: 6-5½. Weight: 311. Class: Junior. Bench press: N/A. 40-yard dash: 4.98. Projection: Round 3.

Experienced playing guard and tackle, will have to adjust to NFL after playing spread system in college but could develop into future starter at either spot.


1. C Ryan Kelly, Alabama. Height: 6-4. Weight: 311. Class: Senior. Bench press: 26. 40-yard dash: 5.03. Projection: Round 1-2.

Could become the rare center to be drafted in the first round.

2. G/T Cody Whitehair, Kansas State. Height: 6-3¾. Weight: 301. Class: Senior. Bench press: 16. 40-yard dash: 5.02. Projection: Round 1-2.

Started all 13 games at left tackle as a senior, but projects best as a guard in the NFL.

3. G Joshua Garnett, Stanford. Height: 6-4⅜. Weight: 312. Class: Senior. Bench press: 30. 40-yard dash: 5.32. Projection: Round 2.

Became the best Outland Trophy winner in school history as the nation’s top interior offensive lineman.

4. C/G Nick Martin, Notre Dame. Height: 6-4⅛. Weight: 311. Class: Senior. Bench press: 28. 40-yard dash: 5.22. Projection: Round 2-3.

Younger brother of Dallas Cowboys All-Pro Zach Martin, capable of playing both interior spots but projects best as a starting center.

5. G Christian Westerman, Arizona State. Height: 6-3⅛. Weight: 298. Class: Senior. Bench press: 34. 40-yard dash: 5.12. Projection: Round 2-3.

Perhaps the most physically gifted guard in his class, no other offensive lineman at the NFL scouting combine bench pressed 225 pounds more times than his 34.