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Mewhort helped anchor the Ohio State offensive line during its school-record 24 straight victories, which all came in a stretch of 39 consecutive starts he made to end his career. He earned All-American honors from numerous outlets in 2013 after helping Ohio State establish school records with 637 points and 6.8 yards per carry. Mewhort capped things off with a strong performance at the Senior Bowl. His frame resembles that of the classic NFL tackle, though he also saw time at both guard positions at Ohio State. He primarily played on the left side of the line but profiles as more of a right tackle in the pros due to mediocre athleticism - he ran a 5.37-second 40-yard dash at the NFL combine. However, his experience at different positions adds to his value, particularly given the league's roster limitations. Mewhort, who finished 14th among offensive linemen with 28 reps in the bench press at the combine, relies more on strength to overpower defensive linemen, particularly in the running game. He's tenacious with his hands and is known as a strong competitor who doesn't take plays off. At the same time, his lack of quickness makes him more vulnerable in the passing game. Mewhort was the leading vote-getter among Ohio State's captains as a senior and was well regarded by teammates, though an arrest and subsequent guilty plea to a disorderly conduct charge in 2012 might raise some eyebrows. Mewhort appears to be a relatively safe pick that might not necessarily blossom into a superstar but should be a reliable asset for an NFL offensive line.