Cal Spring Football Interview: Christian Okafor
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The second round is less than 15 picks done and offensive linemen (not wide receivers as expected) are the picks of choice. Five of the first 12 picks of the round were offensive linemen, but each profiles in a different way.
It wasn't a wide receiver for the Cleveland Browns. It wasn't even Jonathan Martin, Cordy Glenn or Bobby Massie. Instead, the Browns went against general consensus selecting California offensive tackle Mitchell Schwartz.
We've all heard the cliches. Build from the inside out, get the big guys early and protect the blind side. By now, most fans, and movie buffs for that matter, understand the importance of a quality left tackle on an NFL roster.