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All-Pro Defensive Tackle Has High Praise For Raiders Kelechi Osemele

Posted Sep 20, 2017

Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive tackle Gerald McCoy had some high praise for Oakland Raiders guard Kelechi Osemele.

Guard Kelechi Osemele

In 2016, the Oakland Raiders added guard Kelechi Osemele to the offensive line, and have been benefitting from his contributions ever since. The former Iowa State Cyclone is a towering individual at 6’5”, 330 pounds, but isn’t built like your typical lineman. Part of what makes No. 70 so unique is his ability to take advantage of leverages, according to Tampa Bay Buccaneers Defensive Tackle Gerald McCoy.

Wednesday afternoon via The Players’ Tribune, McCoy listed the top five hardest lineman he’s ever gone toe-to-toe with, and Osemele cracked his list.

“He’s a space eater,” McCoy said. “But he’s also athletic. He’s super strong and he has huge hands.

To check out his full comments on the Raiders big man, click here.