Matt Peart 2020 NFL Draft Profile, Pros, Cons, and Projected Teams
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Matt Peart 2020 NFL Draft Profile
2020 NFL Draft
Offensive lineman Matt Peart is projected to be a mid-round pick, and has quite the interesting backstory. Peart was mostly a basketball player before switching to football when he got to the Governor's Academy in Massachusetts. Coming out of high school he was ranked as a two star recruit in the class of 2015 In the class, Peart was the 275th ranked offensive lineman.
College Career: The UConn Huskies didn’t have a whole lot of success as a team, but Peart was one of the bright spots. After coming on campus Peart added 40 pounds and started every game of the 2016 season. During the 2017 season, he played left tackle and then moved to the right side for the 2018 season. In 2019 he started again at right tackle and was named first team all-conference for his performance.
Pros: To start, Peart has a perfect body for playing on the offensive line in the NFL. He has great mobility and his feet help him get to the right spot. He is a little raw, but with the right coach he can take his game to the next level quickly. Every year he has gotten better, and that is a good indication of what can happen to his game at the next level.
Cons: There are some cons with Peart’s game, but there usually is with when it comes to project players. He can get a lot stronger heading to the next level and that would take his game up a notch. He aslo struggles to recover if he gets off the line a step slow. At times it could also help if he had a little more aggression in his game.
ProjectedTeams: Peart is a project player, and it could be two or three years down the line until he will be ready to play in the NFL.
The New England Patriots are a team that likes to take on a project, and it would make sense for them to take a flier.
The Miami Dolphins also have a boatload of draft picks, and taking a chance on a guy who could become a starting offensive line it makes a lot of sense.