The Washington Redskins used their second pick in the sixth round of the 2012 NFL Draft, the 193rd overall pick, to add more depth to the offensive line, selecting 6-foot-5, 314 pound tackle Tom Compton from South Dakota.
Compton started four straight years at South Dakota, and despite being from a small school possesses NFL-ready size and smarts that had some scouts projecting him as a fourth round pick.
Scouts say Compton is quick off the ball, and does a good job in both the run and pass games, effectively getting to the second level and taking on linebackers when needed. His inexperience with high-level competition could be an issue, but it looks like Washington may have gotten themselves a steal late in the sixth round.
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