With the 2018 NFL Rookie Mini-Camp for the Arizona Cardinals it is time to get to know some of the players who will be pursuing their dreams of making an NFL roster.
Now, what about the guys up front?
Walter again walks you through some of the information he has gathered from around the web on the prospects.
Alec Bloom, TE, 6-6, 251, Connecticut (4.84 40, 13 reps, 7.27 3 cone).
Bloom was on the preseason John Mackey Award watch list. He had 45 career catches for 597 yards and four touchdowns, His best season was in 2015 when he caught 22 passes for 314 yards. He had 15 catches for 142 yards in 2016. (Per triblive.com).
Will House, G, 6-2, 284, Southern Nazarene—-played in NFLPA College Bowl. Was National Football Foundation Oklahoma Player of the Year. Is an adept pull and trap guard who gets quickly to the second level.
Austin Olsen, G, 6-3, 313, Southern Illinois (5.45 40, 15 reps, 7.83 3 cone). Started 34 games at LT for the Salukis. Was an all MVC player. In 2016 SIU led the league in passing and set program records in completions and yardage with Olsen protecting the QB’s blindside.
Andrew Vollert, TE, 6-5, 245, Weber St. (4.6 40, 12 reps, 6.90 3 cone)
Was a third-team Associated Press All-American in 2016 (team’s leading receiver with 62 catches, 840 yards, seven scores) and a second-team selection in 2017 (61 catches, 773 yards, five touchdowns). Vollert was a first-team All-Big Sky Conference choice in both seasons for the Wildcats, and was team captain as a senior.
Brant Weiss, OT, 6-6, 297lbs, Toledo (5.31 40, 31 reps, 7.7 3 cone)
First-team All-MAC selection...Started all 14 games at right tackle...Part of an offense that ranked first in the MAC in total offense (483.9), second in passing offense (279.9), second in scoring (36.4), and third in rushing offense (204.0). Started 5 games as a junior.