Alex Cappa Draft Profile

Alex Cappa

Strengths:

  • Length
  • Athleticism
  • Loose hips
  • Solid footwork
  • Keeps legs moving through contact
  • Violent hands
  • Finishes blocks

Analysis: Alex Cappa has the ideal length you look for in a lineman. Add in his thick frame and legs, and you can see fairly quickly why this Humboldt State star is garnering NFL attention. His hips are loose and flexible, and he has the lateral quickness for reach and pull blocks. He possesses the proper footwork to handle combination blocks with proper timing. Has agility to adjust blocks in space. Plays without a hitch when redirecting weight inside to capture stunting ends. Cappa churns his legs through contact and widens lanes. Fully functional as drive blocker and move blocker. Emphatic finisher snap after snap and his mean is always on. Has athletic talent to quick set. Continues to run feet and mirror edge rushers along the arc. Hands are violent and strong.

Weaknesses:

  • Level of competition
  • Blocking angles
  • Delayed punch
  • Scouts question how he will hold up against NFL power

Analysis: Playing at Humboldt State to say Alex Cappa hasn’t faced any real competition would be an understatement. He needs to be more consistent with back-side angles as run blocker. At times, will default to pure mauling over technique. Pass slides are more segmented than fluid. His initial punch needs to come out faster at the next level. as some lean and head duck in his pass pro. Can be a little stiff-legged in his punch. Defenders with pop can bounce him back a step or two with their initial contact. Could struggle with bull-rushers or any NFL lineman with outstanding power.

Size: 6’7 306lbs

Draft Rank: No.7 OT

NFL Comparison: Robert Gallery

Draft Projection: Round 4

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