2015 NFL DRAFT

Mark Popek, OG

School: South Florida  |  Conference: BIGE
College Experience: Senior  |  Hometown: Plant City, FL
Height/Weight: 6-7 / 308 lbs.
Projected Ranking
OverallPositionProj. Rnd.
83645-
2011 Season
Started all 12 games at left tackle ... anchored an offense that averaged 432.8 yards of total offense (30th NCAA/2nd BE), 183.2 rushing yards (31st NCAA/1st BE) and 249.6 passing yards (42nd NCAA/2nd BE) ... also helped lead the conference in sacks allowed (30th NCAA) after giving up just 1.3 per game ... helped the Bulls post six games with at least 400 yards of total offense and three games with over 500 yards.
2010 Season
Saw action in eight games, making four starts, at tackle.
2009 Season
Played in 12 games, starting five of the last six, at tackle ... an All-BIG EAST Freshman team honoree according to ESPN.com and Sporting News ... worked almost exclusively at tackle ... also participated on the field goal unit.
2008 Season
Redshirted.
High School
Rated the 83rd-best offensive tackle in the country by Scout.com ... named 5A second-team all-state ... ranked 12th-best player in Tampa/St. Pete area by the St. Pete Times ... selected to various all-state teams including All-Suncoast and all-county ... chose USF over Illinois and Vanderbilt.
Personal
Son of Dennis and Sharon Popek ... last name is pronounced PO-peck ... graduated in Spring 2012 with a degree in criminology and is working towards a second bachelor's degree.
 
 
LATEST NEWS
04/17/2013 - 2013 NFL DRAFT: 124 FBS PROGRAMS, 124 POSSIBLE UNDRAFTED ROOKIE FREE AGENTS: SOUTH FLORIDA: OT Mark Popek (6-7, 311, 5.47)...A two-year starter at left tackle, Popek is still very rough around the edges, but he has earned praise from the coaching staff for his consistent improvement each season. - Dane Brugler, NFLDraftScout.com

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