Joe Tippmann



John O: Tippman is a huge, strong center prospect. He plays smartly with awareness of what is happening around him. Despite his largesse, he possesses capable athleticism and mobility to pull on running plays plus moves well to block pass rushers. Wisconsin regularly ran successfully up the middle behind Tippmann repeatedly. He played center his last two years with the Badgers – after redshirting and then being a reserve. Tippmann possesses the size and strength to play guard and experimented with differing positions at the Senior Bowl. His unusual height creates certain questions at center versus shorter, quicker players who sometimes get the drop on him, stay low, and push him backward. He got called for more penalties than one would like also. Coaching will be key to assist Tippmann maintain leverage and control. Nonetheless, he strikes as a bright player with quality technique and will be a high draft pick. If his size at center proves problematic at center, Tippmann can play guard. He should be a long-term starter somewhere.


Rank 49
Round Mid 2nd
Name Joe Tippmann
Position C
School Wisconsin
Height 6’6”
Weight 320 lbs


Hand Size 10.8
Arm Length 32.8
Forty Yard Dash 0.0
Bench Reps 0
Vertical Leap 0
Broad Jump 0
Three Cone Drill 0.0
Shuttle 0.0

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