Oli Udoh, OT, Elon
The Buccaneers decided to retain both offensive tackles from 2018, re-signing Donovan Smith to a massive three-year extension, and picking up Demar Dotson’s 2019 option. However, given Dotson’s age and entering the last year of his contract in Tampa Bay, it would be wise for the Bucs to look to add his replacement to their roster to groom for a year before handing him the starting job.
Small school prospect Oli Udoh from Elon has all of the tools to be a quality offensive lineman in the NFL, but is extremely raw. This is where a team’s offensive line coach makes their money; bring Udoh in, groom him, smooth out the roughness around the edges, and make him a quality player for your franchise.
Udoh measures at a massive 6’5½ and 323 pounds, with an enormous 85 inch wingspan and over 35 inch arms; talk about an elite build to become an elite prospect. His agility is not an issue either, ranking in the 89th percentile in the 40 yard dash.
Again, Udoh is extremely raw, but under the right coaching, which Arians and his staff were brought in to be, he could be molded into a rock of an offensive lineman and an absolute steal in on day-three.