LSU senior RT Vadal Alexander has dropped 10 lbs and six waist sizes this offseason.
LSU senior G/T Vadal Alexander "could be a first-round pick as a guard, but success at right tackle this season is crucial for Alexander to prove he can succeed as a pass protector playing outside," believes NFL Media draft analyst Chad Reuter.
LSU senior G/T Vadal Alexander "is one of the SEC's best linemen and will be a key factor in Leonard Fournette's development at tailback," writes Sports on Earth's Matt Brown.
LSU senior G/T Vadal Alexander's "natural bulk and quickness make him a force in the run game and solid in pass protection," according to NFL Media draft analyst Chad Reuter.
Senior Bowl Scout Patrick Woo notes that LSU senior G/T Vadal Alexander has "dropped 15 pounds" and is "working to get quicker feet and improve footwork."
LSU senior G/T Vadal Alexander "is best-suited inside on the next level," believes NFL Media draft analyst Lance Zierlein.
ESPN.com's Greg Ostendorf believes there's an opportunity for LSU senior G/T Vadal Alexander "to go from being a counterpart to being the star," with La'el Collins off to the NFL.
NFL Media draft analyst Chad Reuter calls LSU senior G/T Vadal Alexander a top-20 draft prospect.
NFL media notes that "few [offensive lineman] have shown more versatility" than LSU senior OG Vadal Alexander over the past few years.
LSU senior OG Vadal Alexander "has shed at least 30 pounds since arriving on campus, giving him a shot to stay at tackle when he arrives in the NFL," writes NFL.com's Chad Reuter.
LSU junior OG Vadal Alexander "simply overwhelms opponents with his size and shows impressive strength to lock out and drive defenders off the ball when he keeps his feet moving."
Mel Kiper of ESPN Insider wrote that LSU junior OG Vadal Alexander is an "overwhelming force in the trenches."
LSU beat writer Randy Rosetta suggests that freshman Vadal Alexander is the favorite to start at RT on Saturday against South Carolina.