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Minnesota Golden Gophers recruiting analysis: OL Jared Weyler

The Minnesota Golden Gophers signed offensive lineman Jared Weyler to their class of 2014.
The Minnesota Golden Gophers signed offensive lineman Jared Weyler to their class of 2014.Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images

High School: Centerville

Hometown: Dayton, Ohio

Position: Offensive Line

Height: 6-4

Weight: 280

My Assessment: He looks the part. He has good size, strength and quickness off the snap. He is a road grader that drives defensive linemen backwards.

Gophersports.com Overview: Ranked as a three-star recruit by Scout and 247Sports, while Rivals gave him two-stars - Scout lists him as the No. 90 prospect at his position, while 247Sports has him at No. 153 and also ranks him as the 102nd best player in Ohio.

ESPN Analysis: Nice blend of height and size - good playing strength but mostly over powers current level of competition with his size and positioning - productive blocking everything in front of him - comes off the ball and is generally low - First step is quick enough to gain an advantage - will combo to second level defenders and shows good timing to chip off to linebacker - flashes some toughness.

High School: Currently attends Centerville High School - helped lead his team to an 8-3 record as a senior - named first team All-Southwest District - blocked for an offensive unit that scored more than 30 points in 10 games - protected for a backfield that rushed for 48 touchdowns and 4,000 yards - coached by Ron Ullery.