JR Video: OL Orlando Brown

JR Video: OL Orlando Brown

Orlando Brown made the move from Maryland to Georgia early in 2012 and he had a good season in the Peach State. See junior highlights of the OL that claims close to 30 offers right here.

  • Prospect: Orlando Brown
  • Hometown: Suwanee, Ga.
  • High School: Peachtree Ridge
  • Size: 6-7/345
  • Position: Offensive Tackle
  • Class: 2014
  • Ranking on Scout: No. 33 OT
  • Recruiting Notes: Brown started getting offers in 2011 and they continued to flow in on a regular basis early in 2012. Alabama, Auburn, Clemson, Florida, Michigan, Notre Dame, Tennessee, and USC are some he claims offers from. He has taken some visits, but he still claims to be open at this time.

  • Scouting Report Brown is a big offensive lineman and that is both good and bad. You need size to be a D1 recruit at this position, but you can have too much size as well. Brown entered Georgia at around 375 pounds, but he is not down to around 345 pounds. He moved better at that weight and he needs to keep dropping to get down to around 320 pounds. For a guy his size, he bends well and his feet are getting better. He has long arms and he is solid at staying on his blocks. He can lean and get off balance though when engaged with a defender. He needs to work on his agility and feet if he wants to be a tackle on the next level. He may be better suited for the guard position right now. He has really improved though over the past year in body, strength, and technique. He stills needs to get stronger, continue to drop weight, and improve overall from a technical standpoint. He has a good bit of upside, so he is one to keep a close eye on as he continues to develop.

    Chad Simmons is currently a National Recruiting Analyst for FOX Sports/Scout. He started with Scout in 2003 and then moved on to another Recruiting Service from 2004-2008 before returning to Scout the first of 2009 to become South Recruiting Manager.
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