Stanford guard David DeCastro isn’t particularly long or fast from a Combine measurable perspective, but word out of Indianapolis is that he turned heads when performing more football-related activities on the field.
“From what I was told, he was highly impressive in on-field drills,” said NFL Network draft analyst Mike Mayock.
“Hard to look better than DeCastro during morning offensive line drills,” chimed in ESPN director of college scouting Todd McShay.
DeCastro is 6-foot-4 7/8 and 316 pounds, but 32 3/4-inch arms will keep him at guard in the pros. DeCastro ran “unofficial” forty times of 5.34 and 5.47. His broad jump was 8 feet and two inches.
DeCastro was a first-team All American in 2011, before declaring for the draft as a fourth-year junior. He started 39 games in college, all at right guard. DeCastro is expected to be a top-20 pick in the draft.