David Yankey Scouting Report
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NFL Draft > 2014 Prospects > G > David Yankey

David Yankey Scouting Report

Projected Draft Position
by FFToolbox Writers

FFToolbox's 4/23 Mock Draft Not selected  
Mark Niemi's 4/18 Mock Draft Round 2: #20 by ARI
Mark Morales-Smith's 4/17 Mock Draft Not selected  
Matt De Lima's 4/10 Mock Draft Not selected  
Ricky Dimon's 4/8 Mock Draft Round 1: #31 by DEN
Rob Warner's 3/20 Mock Draft Round 2: #1 by HOU

FFToolbox User Mock Drafts

26.2% used David Yankey in their first round mock.
The teams most often chosen were:
DEN (6%), SEA (5%), KC (3%), CLE (3%)
Position: G
Conference: Pac12
School: Stanford Cardinal
Year/Status: Senior
Jersey Number: #54
Height & Weight: 6'5 - 311 lbs.
Draft Prediction: First Round
Ranked #39 on our Top 100 Prospects Board

2014 NFL Combine Results
40-Yard Dash5.48
Bench press22
Broad jump103
Three-cone drill7.81
20-yard shuttle4.86

2014 NFL Draft Prospect Scouting Report:
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David Yankey, G , Stanford

A trend of guards pushing their way into the first round has taken hold over the last few years. Yankey could be the next to accomplish such a feat, but if not, he still is a very talented and powerful lineman who should have a long, solid career.

Yankey anchored Stanford's offensive line last year and although he did play tackle at times in his collegiate career, most NFL scouts are in agreement his future is at guard. He doesn't quite have the necessary quickness or foot speed to handle edge rushers.

Great in-line run blocker and drives defenders off their mark with superior power. Uses and understands how to get leverage, but could be a bit more consistent with staying low later in games. Elite football instincts. High intelligence. Always on assignment and can quickly diagnose defensive fronts.

Good heavy punch when in pass protection. Must continue to improve against faster pass-rushers. A bit heavy footed at times and will lumber in open spaces. Excellent nasty streak. Vicious, mauler's attitude in the trenches.

Yankey projects as a late first to early second round selection in the 2014 NFL Draft.

Last Updated Feb-26-2014 by Matt De Lima

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