MIKE MAYOCK'S CHOSEN FEW
6-7, 306, Southern Cal
Brother of Ryan Kalil, the Panthers' three-time Pro Bowl center. … Considered one of the most complete tackles coming out of college in years. … First-team All-American in 2011 who helped Trojans allow just eight sacks all season – the lowest total in the nation. … Blocked two field goals and two extra points last season.
6-6, 313, Iowa
Recruited as a defensive end but was slated to switch to tight end following his redshirt season before putting on 30 pounds. … That prompted move to offensive line, where he started 34 consecutive games over last three seasons. … Started every game at left tackle in 2010 and 2011 after getting starting experience in three spots in 2009.
6-7, 323, Ohio State
Massive three-year starter named first-team All-Big Ten in 2010 and to second team in 2011. … Suspended first five games of last season for receiving improper benefits. … Missed time his first two seasons with shoulder, knee and foot injuries.
6-5, 316, Stanford
Three-year starter at right guard didn't allow a single sack the past two seasons and just one the year before. … Finalist for Outland Trophy in 2011. … Known for serious, focused approach to football. … Father and grandfather were rugby stars in South Africa.
6-4, 314, Wisconsin
Three-year starter at right guard helped the Badgers average 44.6 points per game last season, powered by 237 yards a game on the ground. … Led nation in knockdown blocks (142) and blocks that resulted in touchdowns (33) according to one stat service. … Relentless worker.
6-4, 311, Midwestern State
Excelled at Division II school last two seasons after two years at San Joaquin Delta College. … Didn't qualify academically to play at Nevada in 2009. … Missed Senior Bowl with hamstring injury and struggled at NFL Combine, leaving as many questions as answers.
6-5, 314, Wisconsin
Accomplished three-year starter fighting to overcome injury history. … Yet to work out for NFL teams as he recovers from ankle injury that cost him three games. … Missed games earlier in career because of ankle injury and blood clots in both lungs. … When healthy, a force worth first-round consideration.
6-3, 311, Baylor
Toronto native started all 38 games last three seasons after spending one year at Tyler Junior College in Texas. … Played right tackle in 2009 but last two years at center. … Raised profile with strong showings at Senior Bowl and NFL Combine.
6-3, 303, Georgia
Started 49 games over last four seasons. … Named to school's "Team of the Decade." … Overall team captain in 2011. … SEC Offensive Lineman of the Week four times in his career. … Noted for his consistency and determination more so than his athleticism.