2019 Picks #216-220
NFL Draft Scout
#216 Chiefs - Nick Allegretti, G, Illinois
#217 Vikings - Kris Boyd, CB, Texas
OUTLOOK: With 50 career games played (including 32 starts), few cornerbacks will enter the 2019 draft with more experience than Boyd, which suggests he may be readier to make an earlier immediate impact than most. His physical nature and quickness in closing on underneath routes suggest that he'd fit best in a zone-heavy scheme.
#218 Cowboys - Mike Weber, RB, Ohio State
OUTLOOK: Appeared to be in the game for just as many pass routes as he was for run attempts in 2018. Seemed to thrive at Ohio State sharing carries with J.K. Dobbins and he would likely have his best chance in a similar capacity at the next level. He averaged an impressive six yards per carry, which is a testament to what a steady performer he can be. It only made sense for him to declare early, as Weber was stuck in a timeshare and likely wouldn’t have improved his draft stock much. If given the opportunity to play the lead role, Weber could prove to be a more productive pro player than he was in college. A highly touted prep prospect and all around athlete that has excellent measurables and workout numbers.
#219 Steelers - Derwin Gray, T, Maryland
OUTLOOK: A true redemption story, Gray was a top high school recruit but ran into some academic issues, forcing him to spend the 2013 season at Fork Union Military Academy. He struggled early on during his Terrapins career but managed to earn the starting left tackle job, finishing with 39 games played (25 career starts). Gray has handled double duty both on the gridiron and as a father. He may now have to fit into a dual role in the NFL, as his size suggests he is built for tackle but his hand strength, quickness, power and grit may be better suited to play inside. Wide-framed, run mauler who sticks with his blocks and takes good angles. Does a nice job driving his legs and sealing off run blocks to set a runner free. Maryland had a lot of big chunk plays running behind him on off tackle. His ability to read stunts and stonewall blitzes are two strong suits. Shows strong ability to mirror and has lined up on either side of the ball. Capable enough out in space to get to second level and able to pull down the line. Actually has very active hands but can improve his hand placement and become and even more effective blocker. Can get caught out of position against speed rushers, lunging at them and overextending himself. Can be late to the spot getting into the second level. Has dealt with shoulder injuries in the past and had offseason surgery on his knee prior to his senior season. He also missed two games due to injury during his final year. Will need to clean up some of the penalties and lacks quick feet.