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    2024 NFL Draft OT Rankings: Top Players Include Joe Alt, Olu Fashanu, Amarius Mims

    Joe Alt and Olu Fashanu are the top prospects, but as these 2024 NFL Draft top OT rankings show us, the class has much more to offer.

    The value of an elite offensive tackle can be indescribable for an NFL offense, and the 2024 group could end up having several in that tier. As we arrive at the 2024 NFL Draft, who are the top 10 OTs in the class?

    These OT position rankings look at a position group that could break records in Round 1 of the 2024 NFL Draft.

    Ranking the OTs in the 2024 NFL Draft

    The 2023 NFL Draft brought us a formidable group of tackle prospects, with Paris Johnson Jr., Anton Harrison, Darnell Wright, Broderick Jones, and Dawand Jones leading the way.

    The 2024 class might end up being better — and by a substantial margin. There are upwards of five or six prospects at the top of the 2024 NFL Draft OT class with blue-chip upside and several more worthy of Round 1 consideration.

    It’s tough to limit ourselves to 10 prospects without leaving someone out. But in such a restrictive exercise, who are the prospects who earn those coveted spots?

    10) Roger Rosengarten, Washington

    Roger Rosengarten is a natural right tackle who doesn’t always get his due in the 2024 NFL Draft class. He was a highly-touted recruit before he arrived at Washington, and it shows up with his athleticism.

    At 6’5″, 308 pounds, with 33 1/2″ arms, Rosengarten ran a 4.92-second 40-yard dash with a 1.73-second 10-yard split at the 2024 NFL Scouting Combine. He also logged a 30″ vertical, a 9’5″ broad jump, and a 4.6-second shuttle time.

    Rosengarten is an elite athlete who also brings easy knee bend, recovery flexibility, and combative hands as a pass protector. He showcases range and physicality in the run game as well.

    9) Kiran Amegadjie, Yale

    Yale’s Kiran Amegadjie is not only the top FCS offensive tackle prospect but also may be one of the top FCS prospects in the 2024 NFL Draft, period. The 6’5″, 323-pound Amegadjie lost much of the 2023 campaign due to a quad injury, but his tape was dominant when he was on the field.

    Amegadjie still has room to keep refining his hand usage and synergy, but he’s one of the most explosive, powerful, and tenacious blockers in a class stacked with high-end talent. With 36″ arms, he has a physical profile that’s easily worth investing in.

    8b) Kingsley Suamataia, BYU

    The BYU Cougars produced a highly regarded OT in the 2023 NFL Draft with Blake Freeland. In the 2024 cycle, they’ll be represented again with Kingsley Suamataia. A former four-star recruit who transferred from Oregon, Suamataia truly has the potential to be a first-round RT selection in April.

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    At 6’4 5/8″ and 326 pounds, Suamataia has a wide, dense frame. He’s a stellar athlete with superlative explosiveness off the line, as evidenced by his 9’2″ broad jump and 1.74-second 10-yard split at the NFL Combine.

    His footwork and hand usage both stand to improve, even after 2023, and he can get drawn off-balance at contact with his tendency to lurch. Nevertheless, Suamataia is exceedingly powerful, with the torque to ruthlessly seal out opponents in both phases.

    8a) Jordan Morgan, Arizona

    On PFN’s final big board, Arizona OT Jordan Morgan files in between Suamataia and Tyler Guyton. He could potentially stick at offensive tackle, but there’s a strong case to make that he projects better to offensive guard. Thus, you’ll find his true positional ranking in our interior offensive line rankings.

    7) Tyler Guyton, Oklahoma

    The sheer volume of the 2024 NFL Draft OT class is bound to leave some prospects under-appreciated. One of those could be Oklahoma’s Tyler Guyton.

    Guyton started five games at right tackle for the Sooners in 2022 in relief of Wanya Morris and was the full-time starter in 2023.

    At 6’8″ and 322 pounds, Guyton passes the initial eye test. He’s long and powerful, and his athleticism and freedom of motion pops, both in recovery and in space. Moreover, he’s an explosive, exhaustive lead blocker who hunts down defenders and exerts maximum force at contact.

    Guyton does have room to keep refining his pad level and hand precision. But in pass protection, Guyton’s effortless leverage acquisition, knee bend, and swivel freedom serve as a safety blanket.

    6) Amarius Mims, Georgia

    There’s still a very large amount of projection that goes into Amarius Mims‘ evaluation. Even as he approaches the 2024 NFL Draft, he has very little relative experience as a starter. But the tools will keep him in Round 1.

    Mims is a laboratory-built specimen who, despite being 6’8″ and 340 pounds, looks more akin to an in-line tight end than an offensive tackle. Few players wear their weight better than he does, and it shows when he’s on the move.

    Mims has all of the raw physical qualities that made Broderick Jones a safe bet early in the 2023 cycle — explosiveness, range, power, and gnawing ferocity at contact. Mims’ ceiling might be even higher.

    5) JC Latham, Alabama

    Alabama’s JC Latham remains in contention to be the best right tackle prospect in the 2024 NFL Draft. The 6’6″, 342-pound powerhouse was already a near-dominant starter in 2022, and in 2023, he was an absolute game-changer in both phases for the Crimson Tide.

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    Latham explodes off the line as a run blocker and is surprisingly balanced and disciplined as a pass protector, showing patience, foot speed, and well-timed hands when matching rushers to the apex.

    4) Troy Fautanu, Washington

    At times in this cycle, Troy Fautanu has been projected to be kicked inside as a guard, where he played with the Huskies at times. But his testing, measurements, and on-field positional drills at the NFL Combine helped confirm that there’s no reason to shift him out of the tackle spot.

    At 6’3 3/4″, 317 pounds, and 34 1/2″ arms, Fautanu has a picture-perfect build that grants him natural leverage and a wide radius. He also has quantifiably elite athleticism, recovery freedom, and lateral mobility. He’s a bit older but can be an impact starter early in his NFL career.

    3) Taliese Fuaga, Oregon State

    He’s not always mentioned in the same breath as blue-chip prospects like Fashanu and Alt, but Taliese Fuaga might be just as compelling of a 2024 NFL Draft prospect. He stepped his game up in 2023 and locked down the right side of the line for the Beavers.

    At 6’6″ and 324 pounds, Fuaga is one of the most exciting space blockers in the class. With his explosiveness, range, and physicality, he’s also a balanced and synergetic pass protector with combative hands, spry recovery athleticism, and stifling strength.

    2) Olu Fashanu, Penn State

    It was the end of the 2021 season, and Penn State’s starting left tackle Rasheed Walker was out for the team’s bowl game against Arkansas. In stepped a redshirt freshman by the name of Olu Fashanu. Fashanu played well in that game, and it would come to be a premonition of his impact and ascent in 2022 and 2023.

    Fashanu hit the ground running as the Nittany Lions’ full-time starter at LT in 2023, providing dominant performances every week against some of the best college football had to offer. Derick Hall, J.T. Tuimoloau, and Zach Harrison all struggled to get consistent disruption against Fashanu.

    As a redshirt junior, Fashanu was an incredibly composed, controlled pass protector with a strong inside hand. He used independent punches, swiveled his hips to recover, and recognized stunts.

    And beneath all this age-defying refinement, Fashanu has high-end tools as well. He’s an energetic athlete out of his stance at 6’6″, 321 pounds, and he has exceptional length, strength, and power capacity with the flexibility to absorb power rushes within his frame. Fashanu is a blue-chip tackle prospect who’ll be extremely coveted this week.

    Who Is the Best OT in the 2024 NFL Draft?

    Deciding on an OT1 in the 2024 NFL Draft cycle is an entirely subjective exercise. Fashanu is a very worthy option. But in our final 2024 NFL Draft OT rankings, it’s Notre Dame’s Joe Alt who comes away with the OT1 mantle.

    1) Joe Alt, Notre Dame

    Most preseason top OT rankings had Notre Dame’s Joe Alt near the top of the composite big board. Then, in 2023, he improved his hand usage and play strength, building on an already dominant physical profile.

    In a talented and tightly-contested first-round OT class, Alt stands above our updated OT rankings as the top positional prospect of the group.

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    Interestingly, at 6’9″, 321 pounds, with over 34″ arms, size isn’t even Alt’s top selling point. Rather, it’s what he can do at that size.

    Alt is an explosive, light-footed athlete — far from a surprise given his past as a former TE. But beyond that, he’s absurdly flexible, both in recovery and when flexing to increase his blocking range and to wall off rushers. His malleability is a stifling failsafe, allowing him to play with impeccable leverage even at his size.

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