The Steelers spent the second of their third-round picks in the NFL on Western Michigan's Chukwuma Okorafor, a 6-foot-6, 320-pound offensive tackle. So while Mason Rudolph represented thepotential future of the quarterback position, Okorafor might be his blindside protector.
Okorafor has the prototypical build of an NFL tackle with the size to match up with any premier edge rusher. But big left tackles are always in high demand and three were selected in the first round. Okorafor was the ninth selected in the draft.
So why was Okorafor passed up on for eight others?
We get into the film room to illustrate that answer ...