Name: Matt Kalil
Year: Redshirt junior
Position: Left tackle
Height: 6’6 3/8″
Weight: 306 lbs
Position he wanted to play: Quarterback
Reason he’s not playing quarterback: His dad don’t teach quarterbackin’.
Father: Frank, a former lineman in the USFL.
Mother: Cheryl, a former Miss California winner.
Brother: Ryan Kalil, a current lineman in the NFL.
Sister-In-Law: The confused Song Girl.
Sister: Danille, kinda nipple-y.
Major: Some bullsh*t
Potential Berman Nicknames: The Prophet
Combine results: Slower (4.99 40-yard dash) and weaker (30 reps) than Ryan (4.94/34)
Nicest comparison: Joe Thomas
Meanest comparison: Not applicable
Strengths: Footwork and recognition
Weaknesses: Lacks bulk to defend against the bull rush.
Who wants him: Minnesota and everyone drafting after Minnesota in case they pass.
Who will take him: Minnesota, because they aren’t dumb enough to leave a franchise left tackle on the board, last years selection of Christian Ponder notwithstanding.
What scouts are saying:
Immediate impact: One of the better pass blockers in the league.
Down the road: Perennial Pro Bowler