Scouting Report written by: Chad Davis
A converted defensive tackle, Kelemete is a surprisingly athletic player who played both guard and left tackle in college. Considered a pure guard in the NFL, Kelemete is raw as an offensive lineman but projects as an able starter given some coaching and time to learn. His best asset is by far run blocking, as he is aggressive and uses a relatively powerful lower half to drive defender off the ball. Kelemete will struggle as a pass blocker early in his career in the NFL, but should improve in this area with time. I can see him coming off the board anywhere between the 3rd and 5th rounds based on a decent upside.
Light on his feet. Athletic. Fits nicely in a zone blocking scheme. Showed dedication to improve upper body strength (21 reps at combine, 24 at pro day). Team captain and considered a great leader. Agile. Powerful run blocker. Aggressive. Strong hands. Battles in the trenches. Does a nice job reaching the second level and sealing off defenders. Smart.
Extremely raw technically. Has tendency to stop feet when engaged with defender in pass protection. Poor straight-line speed. Limited experience. Still needs to add some bulk and additional upper body strength. Doesn’t possess ideal height (6035) or arm length (32 3/4″).