Darien Foreman

Georgia Southern
OG #63
Senior 6’2″ 305

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  • Plays with a hot motor. Effort player that treats each block like it’s his last.
  • Though his thick wide base, he moves well upfield and laterally to be effective enough in zone schemes when pulling.
  • Anchors well, absorbing contact and being pretty much unmovable when faced up man to man.
  • Struggles with appropriate placement, especially in pass protection opening the gate to interior pass rushers.
  • Needs to work on symmetry throughout his body and playing more consistent as he is still an unpolished player.
  • Played 793 snaps this season and 44 games in his career.

A personal favorite of mine, Foreman is a grinder for statistically the best rushing team in college football. Being one of just three seniors on the offensive line, Foreman took on a leadership role this season as the line thrived with continuity and consistency. The 2015 First Team All-Sun Belt selection thrived in his final season of his collegiate career.

From a scouting perspective there are many things to like from Foreman like his constant effort and deceiving athleticism with light feet. His motor stays hot continuing to look for someone to engage after he has taken care of his initial assignment. He plays with emotion and intensity creating his own advantage before the ball is even snapped. His base is adequate for his position easily being able to anchor down and pick up speed as more of a grabber than a hugger. He excels out in space going upfield showing good speed at the second level. Foreman lacks the proper hand placement to be effective as a pass blocker (Ga. Southern ran the ball 84 percent of the time in 2015) so having that raw ability as a pass protector could hurt him going forward but more reps in that department should create for better results as he displays himself and a smart player that wants to succeed. 

Still a fringe prospect and may be all the way until the draft not participating in any postseason all-star games, Foreman is an attractive player that has the will and desire to work for a spot on a 53 man roster.

NFL Comparison: Hugh Thornton, Colts
Thornton does his best work in the run game engaging defenders and driving them back working his feet constantly. Both carry this same mold but Foreman is a little more effective out in space. 

Round Grade: Seventh Round

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