Washington State OT Abraham Lucas

Washington State OT Abraham Lucas

315 pounds

Yahoo Sports’ 2022 NFL draft grade

5.63 — possible third- or fourth-rounder; contributor potential

TL;DR scouting report

Well-proportioned, highly experienced college tackle whose challenges in the run game might require an incubation period

The skinny

A 3-star Rivals recruit in the Class of 2017, Lucas committed to the Cougars and redshirted his first year on campus. In 2018, he started all 13 games at right tackle and was named All-Pac-12 second team. Lucas repeated the effort in 2019, starting another 13 games and being named All-Pac-12 second team. He started all four games in the shortened 2020 season, followed by 12 more starts in 2021. Lucas competed at the 2022 Senior Bowl.

Washington State OT Abraham Lucas is one of the most experienced tackles in the 2022 NFL draft. (Photo by Boyd Ivey/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)


Terrific length to play tackle — 6-foot-6 3/8 with 34-inch arms

Outstanding testing skills in movement drills, especially 10-yard split (1.68 seconds)

Fluid, flexible athlete with pretty clean movement

Good muscle memory on short pass sets

Economical footwork in pass protection

Peripheral vision allows him to spy line games, late breakthroughs

Adequate recovery ability to pinch down late

Quiet, patient feet to mirror pass rushers’ patterns

Good, quick, potent punch — exactly how it should be executed most times

Withstands contact on power rushes surprisingly well

Coordinates feet and hands on contact pretty well

More run-game exposure in 2021, which was needed

Staff praised his work ethic, smarts, awareness and consistency

Quiet, workmanlike approach — worker-bee mentality

Extremely durable — almost never missed snaps, started 42 straight games


Frame appears close to maxed out, mass-wise — packed on pounds after high school



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