Player Profile: Anthony Castonzo

Written by Aaron Aloysius on August 31, 2010

Anthony Castonzo


Position: OT School: Boston College
Height: 6’7" Weight: 308 lbs
Class: Senior 40 time: 5.20
All-Star Game: Team Captain:

Overall Grade:


Draft Projection:


Non-position specific categories



Max. Value


Height/Weight 6
Speed 8
Quickness/Agility 10
Strength/Explosion 10
Athletic Ability 8
Durability 8
Character 6
Production/Experience 6
Toughness 8
Potential 10


Offensive Lineman Specific Categories


Max. Value


Pass Blocking 10
Run Blocking 10
Awareness 8
Hand Placement 6
Pulling/Trapping/Second Level 6
Footwork 8
Leverage 8


Explanation of Player Grading System


The Breakdown

Anthony Castonzo is a three-year starter who began his college career as a 260-pound right tackle. Since then, the long-limbed offensive lineman has packed on close to forty pounds and has successfully made the transition to left tackle. Castonzo possesses the athleticism and footwork necessary to man the blindside in the NFL, and he excels at blocking on the move. However, he needs to add some bulk and improve his overall strength: at this point, he’s not the type of lineman who’ll pop pads and dominate at the point of attack. Despite his weaknesses, Castonzo is highly thought of in the scouting community; National Scouting gave him the highest grade of any senior offensive tackle. People around the BC lineman reportedly believe that he’ll be a top five pick, but it’s yet to be seen whether Castonzo will make the improvements necessary to establish him as an elite draft prospect.



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Has started every game of his college career (41 starts coming into 2010 season).


Awards and Honors

2009: First team All-ACC.
2008: Second team All-ACC.



Biochemistry major at Boston College.



No known history of injuries.


Athletic Experience

All-Conference honors in the discus event as a high school student. Also played basketball in high school.



Nothing of note.



No known off-field issues or notable accomplishments.


Prospect Video Clips




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Aaron Aloysius

Aaron began closely following the draft in 2005. Since then, he’s overcome an Al Davis-like obsession with workout numbers, instead focusing more (but not exclusively) on the traits visible on prospects’ tape.

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