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Jeremiah Poutasi | Tackle

Team: Utah Utes
Age / DOB:  (20) / 8/7/1994
Ht / Wt:  6'6' / 320

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Utah OL Jeremiah Poutasi is drawing the label of "Mike Iupati Jr." from evaluators, according to Tony Pauline.
Pauline opens by saying most teams are evaluating Poutasi at guard, and we would not put it past the NFL to be making this comparison based on physical appearance. Poutasi played left tackle and right tackle while at Utah. Feb 16 - 1:58 PM

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Utah junior T Jeremiah Poutasi could get moved inside to guard in the pros, CBS Sports' Rob Rang believes.

Rang and his colleagues at previously ranked Poutasi No. 8 amongst 2016 OTs. "The 6-foot-5, 322 pounder started the past two seasons at left tackle for the Utes but began his career on the right side," the analyst wrote. "The ability to switch positions could be critical for Poutasi as he looks like a candidate to move inside to guard. Poutasi can overwhelm defenders with his sheer size but he struggled with Southern Cal's speed and will, of course, see a lot more of it in the NFL." NFL Media analyst Daniel Jeremiah wrote last month that Poutasi is an "intriguing prospect" that is "pretty raw" but has "plenty of upside."
Source: CBS Sports
Mon, Dec 29, 2014 11:22:00 PM

Citing a source, draft insider Tony Pauline writes Utah junior T Jeremiah Poutasi is expected to enter the 2015 NFL Draft.

Poutasi earned praise earlier this season from NFL Media's Daniel Jeremiah, saying he is an "intriguing prospect" that is "pretty raw," with "plenty of upside." Utah has already played their bowl game, so Poutasi has time to focus on the decision. Poutasi has experience at left and right tackle.
Fri, Dec 26, 2014 08:54:00 AM

NFL Media analyst Daniel Jeremiah notes that Utah junior OL Jeremiah Poutasi is an "intriguing prospect" that is "pretty raw," with "plenty of upside."

"Studied Utah OT Jeremiah Poutasi tonight…excellent size, length and foot quicks. Pretty raw but plenty of upside. Intriguing prospect," Jeremiah tweeted. The 6-foot-6, 330-pound Poutasi has experience at both the tackle and guard position for Utah. Moving forward, Poutasi will most likely viewed as a guard at the next level.
Tue, Nov 11, 2014 03:15:00 PM

Utah junior OL Jeremiah Poutasi "could emerge as a draftable commodity" if he has a smooth transition to guard this season, wrote CBS Sports' Rob Rang.

Poutasi started at LT as a freshman before moving to RT last year. The massive 6-foot-5, 345-pounder (he's reportedly down to 330) is a natural guard, however, and that's where he'll play in 2014. Good thing, too, because that's where the NFL sees him. "[Poutasi] is surprisingly quick and light on his feet," Rang wrote. "He does not possess ideal flexibility or length and struggles a bit with leverage but could emerge as a draftable commodity if he takes to the new role."
Source: CBS Sports
Sat, Jun 28, 2014 01:47:00 PM

Utah plans to start freshman RT Jeremiah Poutasi and freshman RG Siaosi Aiono against USC on Thursday.

USC junior DE Morgan Breslin, who has been on fire this season with 9.5 tackles for loss and 5.5 sacks after transferring from JUCO, should have a field day. Poutasi has started tow games this season including BYU and Arizona State, but Breslin offers a totally different challenge. In fact, head coach Kyle Whittingham said the two are starting out of "necessity."
Tue, Oct 2, 2012 10:25:00 AM