Cody Wallace, C, Texas AM Combine Group: 2/Number: 46 Selected:Round 4, Pick 8, Overall Pick 107 by 49ers
Name:Cody Wallace College:Texas AMOn Disk: #70 Height: 6-4 Weight: 296 Position:CPos2: OG Class/Draft Year:rSr/2008 40 Time:5.1740 Low: 5.07 40 High: 5.28
Projected Round:6Stock: Rated number 6 out of 87 C's202 / 2500 TOTAL
Cody Wallace Snapshot
Draft Scout Snapshot: 2007: Consensus All-Big Twelve Conference first-team choice and named the league's Co-Offensive Lineman of the Year…Academic All-American second-team and Academic All-Big Twelve first-team selection by ESPN…Semi-finalist for the Draddy Award (academic excellence)…Rimington Trophy finalist (nation's top center)…Served as squad captain for the second-straight year, registering 131 knockdowns, thirteen touchdown-resulting blocks and graded 83.85% for blocking consistency…Helped the Aggies average 397.0 yards per game in total offense while calling blocking assignments for an offensive line that allowed only sixteen quarterback sacks for losses of 120 yards. First-team All-Big 12 honor by several sources after starting all 12 games for the Aggies at center in '06. Won the starting job at center during the spring and started all 11 games in '05. Solid offensive line backup in '04. Redshirted in '03.
Offensive center Cody Wallace (Cuero, Texas) was named the Big 12 Co-Offensive Lineman of the Year and first-team All-Big 12 by the conference coaches, was a finalist for 2007 Rimington Trophy, was a semifinalist for the Draddy Award and was named Academic All-Big 12 and All-America after a stellar senior season. With Wallace leading the way, the Aggies averaged over 400 yards of total offense per game, including an impressive 215.6 rushing yards per game. A punishing blocker, Wallace averaged nearly 15 knockdown blocks per game and graded out at 87 percent on 890 scrimmage snaps in 2007. Wallace had just two mental errors in 12 games for an incredible 99.8 assignment success rate. - Texas A&M Football...Full Cody Wallace Draft Profile
Before Combine: Hgt: 6041, Wgt: 290, 40YD: 5.22-5.28-5.38
Cody Wallace Combine Transcript
C Cody Wallace transcription / Combine
Q: What did you weigh in at?
A: I was a little over 6-4, and weighed 296.
Q: Talk about your senior season
A: I felt overall it was a decent season. We had a so-so record, but it was still had a pretty good year.
Q: Will you do all the workouts?
A: Yes. Everything.
Q: You played center in college. Will you consider other positions at the pro level?
A: Center is my main position, but I’m prepared to try other positions if I have to.
Q: What do you hope to show in the workouts?
A: I really want to test out well on everything. There are some questions about my quickness
so the agility drills should be particularly important.
Q: Have you been training anywhere special for the Combine.
A: Been in Bradenton Fla., working at Athletic Edge the last two months.
Q: Who’s your agent?
A: Leonard Roth ?
Q: Talk about your first day at the Combine.
A It’s been real busy. I went to the hospital right away. I had x-rays, blood tests, urine tests.
And I had some meetings with some
teams.. They all want to make sure you’re healthy. It was kind of a crazy day.
Q; How many sacks did you allow your senior year.
Two sacks I think, against Oaklahoma.
Q: Talk about being named captain of the team your senior year..
A: It felt real good to have my teammates think highly enough of me to make me the captain.
Q: What were your main duties as captain?.
A: I would meet with Coach Franz (?). We would discuss how to solve whatever problems came up.
A lot of stuff was disciplinary. But there were a lot of little things, too. But it was real neat to
represent the team as a whole and provide a positive direction..
Q: What do you think you need most to work on?
A: My pass protection needs work technique wise. I got to work on taking better steps and staying low.
Q: When’s your Pro Day?
A: March 5.
Q: What are your strengths?
A: My main strength is just playing hard and finishing every play, just staying on my guy
and blocking him until the play ends.
Q: Do you want to play on any particular team?.
Q: I’ll be happy just as long as my make a team. If it ends up being in free agency, that’s OK
with me. I just want a shot. Playing on a Texas team would make it easier for my family could watch.
Q: You’ve had a lot of personal hardships in your life (both parents died young; father and brother spent time in prison).. Talk about that a little bit.
A: Growing up with my grandparents has been real good for me. It gave me some structure in my life.
I learned good values from them. They took me to church all the time. In a way, it was a real blessing
being able to grow up with them.
Q: What do they think about your ear rings?
A: Actually, my grandma recommended them to me.
Recent Draft Scout Cody Wallace News
04/01/14 - C Cody Wallace was re-signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Steelers March 12.
09/02/13 - C Cody Wallace was signed by Steelers Monday.
09/01/13 - C/G Cody Wallace had his contract terminated by the Buccaneers Saturday.
10/08/12 - C Cody Wallace took reps at right guard Monday.
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