2012 Bills Draft Picks: Cordy Glenn, T.J. Graham Scouting Reports

ORLANDO FL - DECEMBER 28: T.J. Graham #6 of the North Carolina State Wolfpack makes a catch during the Champs Sports Bowl against the West Virginia Mountineers at Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium on December 28 2010 in Orlando Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Transcript: Nix & Gailey Recap Rounds Two and Three - BuffaloBills.com
Buddy Nix and Chan Gailey talk about Cordy Glenn and T.J. Graham.

Bills Roundup: Buffalo Adds Glenn, Graham on Day 2 - BuffaloBills.com
Chris Brown recaps Day 2 of the 2012 NFL Draft, focusing on the Bills picks.

Video: Sully, Gaughan discuss Bills' Day Two picks - The Buffalo News
"News Staff Reporter Mark Gaughan and Senior Sports Columnist Jerry Sullivan break down the Bills' draft so far following Friday night's second and third rounds."

Buffalo Bills draft OL Cordy Glenn, receiver T.J. Graham | Democrat and Chronicle
"I’ll sleep better tonight than I did last night," said Nix, meaning he was happy he was able to address three key needs in the first three rounds when you include No. 1 pick Stephen Gilmore, the cornerback from South Carolina. "We all feel better. You have to wait to see how they pan out, but these guys have a real chance to help us."

Cordy Glenn - Round 2
Cordy Glenn 2012 NFL Draft prospect notes - Mocking The Draft

A look at Cordy Glenn from prior to his junior year. The entire breakdown is of him at guard, since he didn't play left tackle until his final season at Georgia.

Cordy Glenn 2012 NFL Draft scouting report - Mocking The Draft
"Cordy Glenn is best fit for guard in the NFL, unless he gets a tremendous amount of coaching early in his career. He lacks the technique and natural instincts to be effective in pass protection. Worth a pick late in the first round as a guard due to his raw physical tools." Ranks as their No. 4 offensive tackle.

Cordy Glenn 2012 NFL Draft Profile - YouTube
"SB Nation marches on with its player profile video series leading up to the 2012 NFL Draft. Cordy Glenn, a versatile OL who is tied for the most starts in UGA history, projects better at guard than at tackle. Who knows though, with a year in a conditioning program, Glenn could more than hold his own at RT. He may, however, be better suited at guard where his huge frame and surprisingly notable athleticism will be better utilized."

Cosell Talks: The Mock Draft : NFL Films Blog
"Glenn could transition to the NFL at 3 positions: LT, RT and inside at guard."

NFL Videos: Bills pick Cordy Glenn No. 41
"01:56 – Buffalo Bills legend Phil Hansen announces Georgia OL Cordy Glenn as the Bills' 41st overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft."

NFL Videos: 2012 Draft profile: OG Cordy Glenn, Georgia
"01:45 – A look at the college highlights of Georgia Offensive Guard Cordy Glenn."

NFL Videos: 2012 combine workout: Cordy Glenn
"02:08 – Watch Georgia offensive lineman Cordy Glenn perform at the 2012 NFL Scouting Combine. "

2012 NFL Draft: Five players to target in second round - NFL.com
"Cordy Glenn, OT/OG, Georgia: At 6-5, 345 pounds with 35 3/4-inch arms, this is a mass of man. With Glenn's versatility, I would start him at left tackle and see if he can handle the workload. If that doesn't work out, you can move him to right tackle with the idea he can also play guard. This guy could be a great value in Round 2, as a lot of teams had him slotted for the 15-32 range on Thursday night."

2012 NFL Draft: Winners, losers from second and third rounds - NFL.com
"• Bills keep Glenn close: Cordy Glenn might have issues with quickness at left tackle at the next level, but the ex-Georgia Bulldogs' footwork looked good enough at the Senior Bowl to earn a shot on the blind side for the Bills. The power he showed at guard in 2010 will certainly be utilized if his stay at tackle is short-lived. Either way, he fits a major need for Buffalo."

NFL.com Blogs - Georgia’s Glenn willing to play anywhere along O-line
"I just want to play," Glenn said Wednesday following Senior Bowl practice. "I feel like I’m versatile. Everybody can see that I can play multiple positions and contribute in more than one way. I just want to play football, honestly."

Cordy Glenn, Georgia, NFL Draft - CBSSports.com - NFLDraftScout.com
Glenn was ranked No. 21 overall and No. 3 among offensive tackles with a first round grade by CBS Sports. "He has all the strength you would expect of a man his size and then some, but somehow manages good enough footwork to be efficient much of the time as a pass blocker and can get downfield to pick off second level defenders, much to the surprise of both to scouts and the overwhelmed defenders themselves."

Bulldog Offensive Lineman Cordy Glenn Taken 41st by the Buffalo Bills - Dawg Sports
"I can't say anything else bad about Cordy Glenn. He's never been in any trouble. He's been hailed by teammates as a quiet leader. Cordy Glenn is a solid pickup who could become a multiyear fixture on the offensive line. From my perspective, that's about all you can ask from an NFL offensive lineman. Consistency and continuity are the watch words for success up front in the league. Cordy Glenn is 1/5 of a solid NFL unit."

Cordy Glenn | Georgia, OT : 2012 NFL Draft Scout Player Profile
Projected to go in the first round and rated their third offensitve tackle and No. 21 overall prospect.

New Era Scouting - Offensive Guard
Glenn is listed as the No. 25 overall prospect and second guard.

Cordy Glenn | Draft Breakdown
The No. 22 overall prospect: "Glenn possesses huge upside and has been slowly moving up draft boards since Senior Bowl week. At this point, he looks like a lock as a top-20 pick."

Cordy Glenn, Georgia, NFL Draft - DraftCountdown.com
"Must continue to work on mastering the finer aspects and nuances of the game but possesses all of the physical tools to be a dominant starter --- Could project to left tackle, right tackle or either guard spot at the next level --- An impressive physical specimen with a rare blend of size and athleticism."

Cordy Glenn Scouting Report - NFL Draft Geek
"Arguably the most versatile Offensive Lineman in this years draft, Cordy Glenn really is a special athlete. It's very impressive that a guy 350 Pounds could play Left Tackle effectively in the S.E.C for the better part of 4 seasons.0"

WalterFootball.com: 2012 NFL Draft Scouting Report: Cordy Glenn
"Pound for pound, Cordy Glenn is one of the better athletes in the 2012 NFL Draft class. Glenn combines massive size with speed and strength. He put that on display at the NFL Scouting Combine. He had a superb performance with a good showing in the field drills and a fast 40-yard dash. "

2012 NFL Draft: Cordy Glenn Compared To Marcus McNeill - Buffalo Rumblings
"Rotoworld.com's Evan Silva compares Cordy Glenn to Marcus McNeill in projecting Glenn to the Buffalo Bills in his latest mock draft. The players, however, have different pre-draft stories that don't make the comparison a slam dunk beyond pure athleticism."

Mock Draft 4.0: Floyd to Cincy - Rotoworld.com
"Glenn was one of the first players the Bills hosted for a pre-draft visit. While that isn't necessarily a surefire indication of interest, Glenn's game is eerily similar to former Buddy Nix pick Marcus McNeill's. Both are athletic, physically dominant 'waist benders' whose technique is criticized despite exceptional down-to-down play. Glenn would be an upgrade on Erik Pears at right tackle initially, and perhaps move to the left side if Chris Hairston doesn't markedly improve in camp. "

2012 NFL Draft: Cordy Glenn Made Pre-Draft Stop In Buffalo - Buffalo Rumblings
"Glenn spent some time at One Bills Drive late in March, reports BuffaloBills.com. Considered among the top tier of offensive line prospects in the 2012 NFL Draft, the 6'5", 345-pound Glenn is coming off an interesting senior season and a strong pre-draft evaluation process."

2012 NFL Draft: Buffalo Bills And Left Tackle Prospects - Buffalo Rumblings
"Our question for you is simple, Bills fans: which of those four players do you currently prefer if the Bills are going to take a left tackle in Round 1?" Bills fans had Glenn third being Riley Reiff, a first-round selection, and Jonathan Martin, who Buffalo passed on to take Glenn.

Bills get tackle they coveted in Glenn - BuffaloBills.com
"One, I am happy I get to play left tackle, two Buffalo is one of my favorite teams," said Glenn. "I am just happy that I get to play football and I know where I am playing it now it is just a big relief."

Transcript: Cordy Glenn - BuffaloBills.com
The Buffalo Bills' second round pick spoke with reporters via phone after being selected.

Transcript: Bills Scout Darrell Moody on Cordy Glenn - BuffaloBills.com
The Bills' national scout talks about Cordy Glenn while the draft was still going on.

Inside The Bills | Bills forced to wait for Glenn
"Shocked he was there," said Nix.

Inside The Bills | Glenn glad process is over
"I am extremely pleased and ready to start just focusing on football again," he said. "Get off of this process that is finally over. I am excited about it."

Glenn brings mass appeal to Bills - The Buffalo News
"The Buffalo Bills filled their biggest need Friday night with a massive, 6-foot-5, 345-pound cornerstone for their offensive line."

Fall to second round will fuel Glenn's fire - Jerry Sullivan
Jerry Sullivan likens Thurman Thomas' fall into the second round to Cordy Glenn, hoping it similarly fuels Glenn to greatness.

Glenn hopes pick was worth the wait - The Buffalo News
"Glenn's fall into Buffalo's lap was wrapped in surprise. He was an Associated Press third-team All-American, an all-SEC offensive lineman, and the conference's Offensive Lineman of the Week after the Bulldogs victory over Florida. He started 50 of 53 games, tying Clint Boling's record for career starts by a guard/tackle."

WGR 550 - HAMILTON: Glenn Wants To Be Here
At first Glenn liked his new lineman’s foot work, but there is one thing he’d like to see better, "I think he's got good feet. I don't know that he's got great feet but I think he's got good feet. You don't have to have great feet if you've got great length and great size. It's hard to get around big people. I think he's just a huge, athletic player. There are probably people that are bigger than he is and there are probably people that are more athletic than he is, but I think he gives you a good combination of size and athletic ability."

After longer-than-expected wait, Glenn selected by Bills in second round | Online Athens
"Glenn returned to Georgia from New York after being one of six players in the green room at Radio City Music Hall not to get drafted in the first round Thursday."

Cordy Glenn's long wait finally ends | Macon.com
"ESPN analyst Jon Gruden, who has met this offseason with the Georgia staff, said on the air that he was "shocked" Glenn lasted to the second round."

Former Georgia offensive lineman Cordy Glenn to go to Buffalo Bills | timesfreepress.com
"Former Georgia offensive lineman Cordy Glenn spent Friday morning and afternoon as ESPN analyst Mel Kiper’s best available NFL draft prospect remaining after Thursday night’s first round."

T.J. Graham - Round 3
Bills trade up for speed WR Graham - BuffaloBills.com

"The Buffalo Bills traded up in the third round to the 69th overall pick to grab wide receiver T.J. Graham from North Carolina State. They moved up two spots with the Washington Redskins and gave up one of their two seventh round picks (217th overall) to get their speed receiver. The Bills had three glaring needs heading into the draft and they have now addressed all three with their first three picks."

2012 NFL Draft wide receiver rankings - Mocking The Draft
T.J. Graham was the 32nd-ranked wideout.

2012 NFL Draft Results: T.J. Graham Drafted By Buffalo Bills In 3rd Round - Backing The Pack
"So Graham becomes the first NC State player off the board, and that...I did not see coming. Speed trumps. Graham could have an immediate impact on special teams, and given time, I think he could be a good secondary receiving option."

NFL Videos: Bills pick T.J. Graham No. 69
"01:19 – Buffalo Bills select N.C. State WR T.J. Graham with the 69th overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft. "

Fleener headlines the best fantasy options in Rounds 2-3 - NFL.com
"T.J. Graham, WR, Bills (No. 69): Graham is a real burner who figures to fill the returner role vacated by Roscoe Parrish. He doesn't figure to make much of a fantasy impact as a rookie, though."

NFL.com Blogs " Blog Archive N.C. State pro day draws pack of NFL scouts "
"T.J. Graham, WR (5-11 3/8, 185) — Had a 34-inch vertical and 9-foot-11-inch broad jump. Had a decent workout — nothing flashy."

T.J. Graham, North Carolina State, NFL Draft - CBSSports.com - NFLDraftScout.com
Graham is rated No. 257 overall, No. 34 at receiver, and given a seventh-round to free agent grade by CBS Sports. "As an NFL Draft prospect, Graham is cut from the classic slot/PR mold. Likely too small framed for full time WR duty, Graham is quick and fast, and projects to get separation in the NFL against nickel corners. Despite his small size, Graham gives great effort as a blocker and team things like tackling the defender who just made the interception. Given his rather short football career to date, the fact that Graham's performance as a WR kept improving as time went forward gives reason for hope that there could be more upside."

TJ Graham | Draft Breakdown
Some videos for you to look at, but Graham is rated the No. 21 receiver on the board.

T.J. Graham | North Carolina State, WR : 2012 NFL Draft Scout Player Profile
His high-end projection was the fifth round with a likely pick of seventh to free agency. He's the No. 34 wide receiver and No. 257 overall player.

2012 NFL Draft Rankings- Wide Receivers - NFL Draft Geek
Graham is rated the No. 12 receiver on their board.

T.J. Graham, North Carolina St., NFL Draft - DraftCountdown.com
Graham is the No. 24 wide receiver. "Electric runner who has big upside based on his athletic ability."

New Era Scouting - Wide Receiver
No. 224 overall and No. 32 at the wide receiver position.

Bills Draft Picks 2012: T.J. Graham Adds Outside Speed - Buffalo Rumblings
"Did the Buffalo Bills draft WR T.J. Graham with Steelers WR Mike Wallace in mind?"

Transcript: T.J. Graham Conference Call - BuffaloBills.com
The receiver from the ACC talks about being picked by the Bills.

WGR 550 - HAMILTON: Graham Will Stretch The Field
"I'm very excited. It's something I worked for my whole life. I'm just going to enjoy the opportunity I have now with the Buffalo Bills. I spoke with some people and they suggested that this was the earliest I would go. You expect the worst in this situation, so getting the best that they told me is a pretty good thing. I am pretty excited about it. I had a couple of meetings with them and talked with them a couple of times. It was a destination that I saw myself going to. I am really going to enjoy it."

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