2013 NFL Draft: Chance Warmack Prospect Profile


Jan 7, 2013; Miami, FL, USA; Alabama Crimson Tide guard Chance Warmack (65) in action against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish during the 2013 BCS Championship game at Sun Life Stadium. Alabama won 42-14. Mandatory Credit: Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports

Alabama Offensive Guard Chance Warmack heads into the 2013 NFL Draft as my top rated Offensive Guard prospect. Warmack is as good as they come at run blocking, while possesing overpowering strength that he uses to dominate defenders. Below you will see our scouting report on Chance Warmack.

– 6’3″ 320 lbs

Warmack has a nasty streak to him that all NFL executives and coaches love from a lineman. Warmack has great strength, when watching him play he uses his lower body strength as an anchor to stop the pass rush, and has a steam roller to plow over defenders in the running game. He is an absolute punishing, tough run blocker. That combined with his strength makes him an NFL ready prospect right now. Warmack also fires off the ball and gets a tremendous push at the line of scrimmage, opening running lanes immediately. He is always spotted on film with great pad level and firing a good punch with perfect hand placement in pass pro. Chance will be a perfect fit for a power blocking scheme based offense.

After reading the above “Strengths” part, you may be asking, ‘Well, what can’t this guy do?” Although Warmack is the top rated Offensive Guard in this years draft class, like everyone else there are weaknesses to his game. He could do a lot for himself by losing some weight and getting quicker to help him play in space while blocking at the second level, pulling, or out on a screen play. Also, because of his limited ability to play in space it makes him not a good fit in a zone blocking scheme, where he will be asked to block more in the open space. You tend to see some of the more athletic lineman excel in that scheme. Because he lacks quickness, he gets beat on some speed pass rush moves. Warmack’s conditioning is a weakness to me too, he seems to get tired on long drives and not finish blocks when he is tired. He could be dominating defenders late in games and drives every single play if he didn’t have to take a play or part of a play off to rest. Which is an easy fix with a little weight loss and top of the line conditioning which will be at his finger tips in the National Football League.

Warmack is projected to be a top-10 pick in April’s Draft.


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