6th Round Pick- Colby Gossett- OG, App St.

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6th Round Pick- Colby Gossett- OG, App St.

Post by Pondering Her Percy » Sat Apr 28, 2018 4:30 pm

Vikings selected Appalachian State OG Colby Gossett with the No. 213 overall pick in the 2018 NFL draft.
Gossett (6’5/315) made 46 career starts at right guard for the Mountaineers, earning first-team All-Sun Belt in each of his final two years with just one sack allowed during that span. Although Gossett is a mere 25th-percentile SPARQ athlete, he has long arms (33 7/8") for an interior blocker and massive hands (10 7/8"), and pumped 32 reps on the bench in Indy. Experienced in a zone-blocking scheme and an outstanding reach blocker on tape, Gossett has mauler potential in the run game with enough length to compensate for his movement limitations in pass protection.
This was one of the remaining guards I was referring to in the draft picks thread. Excellent pick here
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Re: 6th Round Pick- Colby Gossett- OG, App St.

Post by S197 » Sat Apr 28, 2018 4:37 pm

Know nothing about him but I did notice Kiper had him at #2 on his BPA when he was picked. Seems pretty well rounded physically:

https://www.mockdraftable.com/player/colby-gossett
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Post by halfgiz » Sat Apr 28, 2018 5:12 pm

Ranked the pick as A-
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Re: 6th Round Pick- Colby Gossett- OG, App St.

Post by Maelstrom88 » Mon Apr 30, 2018 1:26 am

I think he will start someday.
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Re: 6th Round Pick- Colby Gossett- OG, App St.

Post by jackal » Mon Apr 30, 2018 6:38 am

At least he is strong at the point.
Sounds like a good run blocker
at RG someday.

I was not happy with the draft but
Diggs was a late round guy who
dropped because of injury concerns.

Theilen was an undrafted guy.

Maybe we get another diamond
in the rough.
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Re: 6th Round Pick- Colby Gossett- OG, App St.

Post by Pondering Her Percy » Mon May 14, 2018 11:30 am

http://www.nfl.com/news/story/0ap300000 ... ns-in-2018

Drafted: Round 6, No. 213 overall out of Appalachian State.
Analysis: Gossett offers a better combination of size and strength than most of the guards on the Vikings' roster and he showed at Reese's Senior Bowl practices in January that he might be able to acclimate to the jump in competition faster than expected. I expect Gossett to quickly move up the depth chart in camp and become a starter, perhaps as early as this season.
Gossett is listed as one of seven late round rookies that will exceed expectations.
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Re: 6th Round Pick- Colby Gossett- OG, App St.

Post by Thaumaturgist » Tue May 15, 2018 8:06 am

Pondering Her Percy wrote:
Mon May 14, 2018 11:30 am
http://www.nfl.com/news/story/0ap300000 ... ns-in-2018




Gossett is listed as one of seven late round rookies that will exceed expectations.
That's good news! I don't know much about him. Hopefully a diamond in the rough.
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