Alabama

Commitment Status:Signed LOI

Cyrus Kouandjio

College Choices

School Interest Offer Visit Recruited by
AlabamaCOMMITTED (02/05/2011)Offered12/03/2010Sal Sunseri
AuburnNoneOffered01/28/2011Trooper Taylor, Jeff Grimes
GeorgiaNoneOfferedNone
IowaNoneOffered01/22/2011Darrell Wilson
MarylandNoneOfferedNone
Miami (FL)NoneOfferedNone
New MexicoNoneOffered12/10/2010
OklahomaNoneOfferedNone
PittsburghNoneOfferedNone
TennesseeNoneOfferedNone
UCLANoneOfferedNone
USCNoneOfferedNone
VirginiaNoneOfferedNone

Scouting Report on Cyrus Kouandjio

by Barry Every - 09/08/2010
  • SpeedDivision I Player
  • SizeAs Good As It Gets
  • StrengthBlue Chip
  • AgilityDivision I Player
  • Foot QuicknessBlue Chip
On the Hoof: Massive, athletic body with wide shoulders and barrel chest. Kouandjio also has very long, muscular limbs and resembles a cross between a giant tight end and WWE wrestler. He is similar to Virginia native and Ole Miss lineman Bobby Massie, but leaner.
Needs Improvement: He will be making the change from right offensive tackle to left offensive tackle during his senior season. Until now a majority of his blocking experience has been on a run-dominated team so getting more reps as a pass blocker is a must. Kouandjio needs to be consistent with his pad level because he will surely be taller than almost every defender he will face at the next level.
Most Impressive: Does a nice job of using his long arms by getting full extension while run blocking. He also runs his feet after contact, making it nearly impossible for defensive linemen to counter. Kouandjio is also light on his feet and has the ability to get downfield and throw blocks. His size is daunting, making it hard for defenders to run around him on passing plays.
Conclusion: Even though his size and athletic ability make him a rare commodity, the best option would be to redshirt. He has all the tools to end up a multiple all-conference performer.

Barry Every is a Football Recruiting Analyst for Rivals.com. He has worked in the recruiting offices for Mark Richt at the University of Georgia, Bobby Bowden at Florida State University and Mack Brown at the University of North Carolina

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