Name: Eric Fisher
Position: Left tackle
School: Central Michigan
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Which makes him a: Giant nerd
Potential Berman nicknames: A Fisher Called Wanda
Blah-est comparison: Nate Solder
Chippewa-iest comparison: Joe Staley
Strengths: Length, balance, and athleticism
Weaknesses: A bit upright and lacking in mass
Loved by: Your college football loving friends who tweet about #MACTION
Hated by: I don’t know. He’s just a lineman.
Made up anecdote because he’s boring as hell: Eric once fell through the ice while fishing on the upper peninsula. He was legally dead for several minutes, but he came back up with a record-setting pike.
Interesting tidbit: Getting drafted will be the first interesting thing he has ever done.
What scouts are saying:
Who wants him: Lions fans looking for a nice local boy to protect Matt Stafford.
Who will take him: One of the four teams that draft before the Lions.
Immediate impact: Should be a strong run defender from day one, but will struggle with smaller edge rushers and more powerful veterans.
Down the road: He has all of the tools. Once he adds more bulk and experience he will be an anchor.