2016 Guide: What Ourlads' NFL Scouting Services said about NICK VANNETT: Ohio State, 6060 257 4.85. First-year starter who has played in 53 games over his career. From Westerville, OH. A hand catcher who gathers the ball in and quickly gets up the field. A mismatch in the seams versus nickel backs or linebackers. Had a strong and consistent week of practice at the Senior Bowl. A dependable blue collar guy with quickness in a confined area. The Ohio native is a tough, rugged competitor and has the ability to catch the ball in a crowd. Has big hands and long arms for the position. Can power through a jam and get back on his route with quickness and strength. Can quickly break away from linebacker coverage. Adjusts well to the ball in flight. Has been on the receiving end of 55 passes in his career. He played in a position time share for the Buckeyes. Last year Jeff Heuerman was drafted in the third round by the Broncos. Blocks from the wing position or off slot motion as well as from the standard tight end position. Wham blocks well on the move. Throws his body at the defender. A good effort blocker who will have technique breakdowns at times. Plays guard and up-back on the punt team and right wing on the PAT/field goal units. An ascending player. 2015 stats: 19-162, 8.5 ypr, 0 TD. Medical exclusion at Combine. Second/third round. (A-34 1/4, H-10, BP-17, VJ-30.5).