2012 NFL Draft, Colts Select OT Justin Anderson With 208th Pick In Round Seven

ATLANTA, GA - NOVEMBER 26: Christian Robinson #45 of the Georgia Bulldogs celebrates after the game against the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets at Bobby Dodd Stadium on November 26, 2011 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

2012 NFL Draft- Indianapolis Colts Draft Pick Selections

Round: 7

Pick: 208

Player: Justin Anderson

Position: Offensive Tackle

College: Georgia

SB Nation College Blog: Dawg Sports

Scouting Report:

Strengths

Anderson has very good size for a tackle. He has developed his footwork, has a functional pass set and can anchor himself and mirror, a technique he employs regularly. He is naturally a strong player who can move defenders in the run game and can use his feet to mirror and shade. He knows how to use his big frame to his advantage.

Weaknesses

Anderson is still developing. He recovered well from injury as a senior, but had faced durability concerns until then. After spending a year at the heralded Hargrave Military Academy, it took him some time to come into his own and develop the footwork and coordination necessary to be effective in the SEC. He will battle weight issues, and pro teams will need to know he can stay active and healthy for the long-term.

Stampede Blue's Initial Take On The Pick:

This is now eight of nine picks dedicated to the offense. Anderson looks like a project player at tackle or guard. Ryan Grigson is a former lineman himself. Thus, this just looks like a guy they might develop along the o-line for depth.

Draft needs remaining: Quarterback, Nose Tackle, Cornerback, Wide Receiver, Tight End

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