Andy Alleman #83 prospect in 2007 NFL Draft.
Andy Alleman NFL Draft Bio
Andy Alleman is a offensive guard for the New Orleans Saints. He was selected from Akron in the 2007 NFL Draft.
NFL Scouting Report
5.07 40 time at Combine (electronic) 30 Bench Press Reps Wonderlic Score: 26 NFLdraftscout.com notes Alleman as the 65th-best player available and as the 4th-best guard, which puts him in the 2-3rd round range. After cross-checking Combine and Pro Day numbers, he is the top-ranked guard in measurable draft workout categories. With the exception of strength reps, 225 pounds 30 times. Inexperience at guard — two years at Akron after he played on the defensive line at Pitt. Mel Kiper of ESPN has him as a second round pick by the Seattle Seahawks Had private workouts with the New England Patriots and Kansas City Chiefs Had visits with the Dallas Cowboys and New Orleans Saints
College career notes
Started 24 of 25 games at offensive guard for Akron...Recorded eight tackles (six solos) with two stops for losses of five yards and two quarterback pressures in 24 games as a reserve defensive end at Pittsburgh.
Alleman started all 12 games at right offensive guard...Was part of a front wall that helped the offense average 310.4 yards per game...The blockers up front were responsible for Akron quarterbacks being sacked 31 times for losses of 242 yards and pressured 25 times during the course of the year...Alleman was penalized three times, collecting 55 key blocks/knockdowns, including ten touchdown-resulting blocks and finished with a 77.4% grade for blocking consistency.
Started twelve of thirteen games at right offensive guard in his first season playing football at Akron...Part of an offensive line that produced a 1,000-yard rusher (Brett Biggs), the first UA back to top 1,000 yards since Bobby Hendry in 2002...Also provided excellent protection for quarterback Luke Getsy, allowing him to throw for 3,455 yards, while surrendering just 1.6 sacks per game, third lowest total in the Mid-American Conference...Helped the Zips become the 31st team in NCAA history to boast a 1,000-yard passer, 1,000-yard receiver and 1,000-yard rusher in a season...Collected 53 knockdown blocks with ten touchdown-resulting blocks while grading 81.9% for blocking consistency.
Sat out the year under NCAA transfer rules...Spent the year on the scout team learning how to play on the offensive line.
Reserve defensive end at the University of Pittsburgh, appearing in twelve games...Made eight tackles (6 solos) with two stops for losses of 5 yards and a pair of quarterback pressures...Made two tackles with a stop behind the line of scrimmage in each of the Boston College and Virginia Tech contests and the Notre Dame contest.
Listed third on the depth chart at defensive end during his freshman year at Pittsburgh, seeing most of his action on special teams...Did not record any tackles.
High school career
Attended Washington (Massillon, OH) High School, playing football for head coach Rick Shepas...Named Stark County MVP his senior season...Added All-Northeast Inland District and Applebee's Player of the Year that season...The team captain and Most Valuable Player, was a Prep Star All-American and All-Midwest Region choice...Rivals100.com rated him the nation's No. 21 defensive end and he was rated No. 66 at defensive end by Student Sports...A Top-70 overall prospect in the Midwest region by Super Prep, Alleman was selected to play in the Ohio East-West All-Star game...Recorded 85 tackles (52 solos), including 10 stops for losses and 17 quarterback pressures in his final season, helping lead the team to a 12-2 record, regional championship and a berth in the state semifinals in 2001... Lettered three times in track-and-field and was a four-year Honor Roll student.
Business and organizational communications Son of Rodney and June Alleman Has one brother, Dan, a dentist in Colorado. Born 11/20/83 in Akron, Ohio Resides in Greentown, Ohio.
Blue Collar:Andy Alleman Goes Pro Akron Beacon Article- Pro Day
04/04/07 - Athletic Andy Alleman, Stark County’s top NFL draft prospect, keeps earning “A’s” as the race for April gold hits the home stretch. The 6-foot-4, 306-pound guard has passed running and agility tests with flying colors. By Alleman’s calculations from cross-checking Combine and Pro Day numbers, he is the top-ranked guard in most measurable draft workout categories. One exception is strength reps, not that bench pressing 225 pounds 30 times makes him Barney Fife. The Browns, who are in the guard market, have as much inside information on Alleman as anyone. Much comes from Frank Verducci. Before Verducci was hired as a Browns assistant Feb. 8, he spent a week with Alleman getting him ready to impress NFL scouts. “We have the same agent, Joe Linta, and he got us together,” Alleman said. “It all happened pretty quick.” Verducci, who also has worked for the Bengals and Cowboys, gave Alleman a frank assessment of his University of Akron game films. “We weren’t sitting there patting each other on the back and smoking cigars,” Alleman said. “We went over positives and negatives.”
- Steve Doerschuk, Canton Repository
03/09/07 - After the combine and the workout Friday, Alleman is the No. 1 guard in the country in the bench press (30 repetitions of 225 pounds), broad jump (8-feet-10), pro agility short shuttle (4.38 seconds) and three-cone ``L drill (7.44 seconds), which also is the fastest time in the country for an offensive lineman. Scouts were impressed with Alleman's intensity in Indianapolis and again Friday. Alleman, who is expected to go between the second and fourth rounds of the April 28-29 NFL Draft, said he was doing only what he always has done: play hard every time he steps on the field. ``That's how I've always approached the game since I was little, Alleman said. ``It's a lot easier to attack something when you're well-prepared. It's a lot easier to let it rip, and I'm very, very happy with my overall performances. One of the scouts Alleman impressed was Steve Marshall, offensive line coach with the Cleveland Browns.
- David Lee Morgan Jr., Akron Beacon Journal
03/05/07 - With all that at stake, and his mother’s condition being in the back of his mind, Alleman still went out and made a claim as being one of the top three guards in the draft. He was the No. 1-rated guard in the broad jump (8 feet, 10 inches), the No. 3 guard in the vertical leap (30 inches) and the No. 3 guard in the 40-yard dash (5.07 seconds). For Alleman, it still wasn’t quite good enough. His goal is to be one of the top five overall linemen – not just guards. “(My mother’s stroke) affected me a little bit,” said Alleman, who starred as an outside linebacker in high school and didn’t begin playing on the offensive line until his junior year at Akron. “I’m going to re-do some things (at Akron’s Pro Day) because I wasn’t happy with a couple of things. I didn’t want to tell people (about the stroke) because I didn’t want to make excuses, but it sucks that it happened. It’s been a real stressful week with everything at the combine and everything else that’s happened.” A second chance Akron’s Pro Day on March 9 will give Alleman another shot at improving in the three areas he believed he didn’t perform to the best of his capabilities – the bench press, 3-cone drill and pro agility. Being back at home, and not having the stress that comes with the combine – where every little thing a player does is under a microscope – Alleman is confident he’ll ‘clean those areas up.’
- Greg.Kohntopp, IndeOnline
02/27/07 - NFL COMBINE: Risers: Alleman ran well in the 40 then showed impressive footwork during pass protection drills. His overall athleticism surprised many and Alleman is now likely to be the third or fourth guard drafted.
- Tony Pauline, SI.com
02/20/07 - On the Rise: Some scouts were disappointed Alleman wasn't invited to the Senior Bowl, as he remains one of the fastest rising prospects in the nation. Alleman, considered a late-round pick entering the season, has positioned himself as potential first-day selection. A former starting defensive end at Pittsburgh, Alleman transferred to Akron because he felt he'd be better served playing guard -- and based on his 2006 performance, it is hard to find fault with his logic. Alleman has terrific strength and is a more fluid athlete than most guards. Having only played the position two years, Alleman is a bit raw in his technique, but the tools are there for him to be ultimately be considered one of the better guards from this draft.
11/09/06 - PLAYERS TO WATCH: OL Andy Alleman – The 6-4, 295-pounder came with Brookhart from Pittsburgh to Akron. Alleman sat out the 2004 season after transferring, but over the past two years has evolved into one of the MAC's most talented offensive linemen. He played his high school ball at fabled Massillon (Ohio) Washington.
09/22/06 - PLAYERS TO WATCH: OL Andy Alleman - The Pittsburgh transfer has become one of the anchors of the offensive line. The execution has been inconsistent, but this group has the potential to be dominant at the MAC level.
Draft Year: 2007
|Pre-Rank||Prospect Name||Position Played||Height||Weight|
|83||Andy Alleman||Offensive Guard||6-4||306|
|3||88||New Orleans Saints||Akron||Greentown, Ohio|
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