2017 NFL Draft

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Todd Herremans

Height: 6-6 | Weight: 321 | College: Saginaw Valley
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Positives … Has a big, thick frame with broad shoulders, long arms, good bubble, thick thighs … Has the potential to carry at least another fifteen pounds on his frame with no loss in quickness … Above average athlete who has decent balance, adequate quickness and agility along with good playing speed … Good worker in the weight room and can take hard coaching … Uses his size well to gain position and could possibly be an effective guard because of his ability to pull and hit a moving target … Uses his long reach to hold off the pass rusher working on the edge … Gets good hand placement to lock on and steer … Has good field awareness, quickly picking up games and blitzes … Has the natural strength and size to sustain and shows just enough foot agility to slide with ease over a small area in pass protection … Has good straight line speed and when he stays low in his pads, he will utilize that quickness to drive the defender off the ball … Understands blocking assignments well and can make quick adjustments to the defensive schemes … Showed marked improvement in 2004, playing with more aggression … Showed better explosion off the snap in 2004 than he did in previous seasons, demonstrating much better leg drive to knock defenders off the ball.

Negatives … Needs to add more muscle tone and bulk to his frame … Lacks hip flexibility and appears stiff … When he bends at the waist, he tends to lose balance, but he needs to play taller in order to generate better knee bend … Falls off some blocks when he keeps his base too narrow … Needs to be quicker in getting his hands up and into the defender's chest when coming off the snap … Crosses his feet a bit when trying to run block and this becomes more evident when working in space, as he lets his hands get outside of his frame, which prevents him from neutralizing the linebackers … Has shown better aggression than in the past, but still lacks that nasty streak you look for in a left tackle …

In the run game, he has decent initial quickness off the ball, but lwhen he is used to pull, he does not show good agility on the move and struggles to execute his blocks in space as well … When he waist bends, he will over-reach on his angle blocks and will struggle vs. even decent speed off the edge, resulting in him having to chase the defensive end.

2004 Season

Named first-team All-Region by D2Football.com and second-team All-Region by Daktronics … First-team All-GLIAC choice … Started twelve games on an offensive line that played a part in the team averaging 33.6 points per game … Protected the quarterback's backside for a unit that allowed just 20 sacks for the season … Started the first four games at right tackle and the final eight contests on the left side … Sat out the Indianapolis game with a left shoulder sprain … Participated in the only undefeated regular season in school history as the team finished the regular season 11-0 and ranked #1 in the nation … The team qualified for the NCAA Division II playoffs for the fourth consecutive year … Played a big part as the offense averaged 408.7 yards per game … Registered 95 knockdowns with ten touchdown-resulting blocks … Allowed only three quarterback sacks and four pressures.

2003 GAME Analysis

Mercyhurst … Posted eight knockdowns, leveling defensive tackle Mark Dubowski on a 2-yard touchdown run by Marcus Ewing in the third quarter as the team totaled 363 yards.

Findlay … Shifted to left tackle, delivering eight knockdowns as the offense generated 497 yards.

Grand Valley State (regular season) … Took down linebacker Dustin Cole on a 13-yard scoring pass from Mark Radlinski to Glen Martinez in the second quarter and in the third quarter, he held off defensive end Aaron Hein long enough for Radlinski to find Ruvell Martin with a 2-yard touchdown toss.

Hillsdale … Led the way on a 1-yard touchdown run by tailback Joe Johnson that capped a 9-play, 64-yard drive in the first quarter and also took down linebacker Josh Mott to spring Damion Bridges for a 3-yard scoring run in the third quarter … Did not allow defensive end Aaron Huekje to record any tackles.

Northern Michigan … Followed with nine knockdowns as he prevented defensive end Daryl Smith from registering any tackles.

Edinboro (NCAA Division II Playoffs) … Produced ten knockdowns to help the offense amass 468 yards … Shoved linebacker Brandon Banas out of the way on a 6-yard touchdown run by Joe Johnson in the second quarter that completed a 7-play, 80-yard drive … Held defensive end Kyle Thorne to a pair of assisted tackles and took down the lineman to clear the way for Johnson's fourth quarter 2-yard scoring run that capped a 10-play, 88-yard drive.

2003 Season

Member of the Academic All-GLIAC team … Started eight games at weak-side offensive tackle, helping the offense average 461.2 yards per game … Sat out the Ferris State, Hillsdale and Northern Michigan contests with a right knee medial collateral ligament grade two sprain … Part of a team that finished 9-3 overall and qualified for the NCAA Division II playoffs for the third straight year.

2002 Season

Was a key member of an offensive line that paved the way for the fourth-ranked offense in the GLIAC (398.8 yards per game) … Voted Most Valuable Freshman by his teammates … The Cardinals finished 11-2 overall and placed second in the GLIAC at 9-1, earning a second consecutive birth in the NCAA Division II playoffs.

Injury Report

2002: Sat out the Ferris State, Hillsdale and Northern Michigan contests with a right knee medial collateral ligament grade two sprain.

2003: Sat out the Indianapolis game after suffering a left shoulder grade one sprain vs. Ashland.

2005: Could not complete the agility tests on campus on March 18 after suffering a left hamstring pull.


Exercise Science major, earning school and conference academic honors … Son of Paul and Marilee Herremans … Born 10/13/82 … Resides in Ravenna, Michigan.

High School

CAMPUS: 5.22 in the 40-yard dash … Bench pressed 225 pounds 20 times … 350-pound power clean … 4.62 20-yard shuttle … 7.37 three-cone drill … 30-inch vertical jump … 8'2" broad jump … 33-inch arm length … 9 -inch hands … Right-handed … 32/42 Wonderlic score.


Attended Ravenna (Mich.) High School, playing football for coach Dusty Fairfield … His father also served on the coaching staff … All-State pick in football … Also lettered in track and basketball.


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