Draft Scout Snapshot:DS Rating on 8/24/08: #15 OG, #241/750 Overall, Projected Rnd: 7 2007: Big 12 All-Conference Selection ... One of the most dominant linemen in school history ... helped lead the program to its fifth NCAA Passing Title ... did not allow a sack all season ... offensive line only allowed 18 sacks in 763 pass attempts ... started all 13 games ... one of the top linemen in the league, named to several preseason all-conference teams ... provided great protection for the nation's leading passer, Graham Harrell ... offense averaged 40.9 points per game, the second-highest total in school history ... the unit also averaged 529.6 yards of total offense per game, the second-highest in school history...2006: All-Big 12 Conference Honorable Mention … started in all 11 games played … integral component on offensive line that allowed only 18 sacks … number was 18 better than the 36 allowed in 2005 … line yielded a sack once in every 35.4 pass attempts, which was the nation's best … first-year starting QB Graham Harrell flourished in his sophomore campaign being the line's protection … offense was among the top 10 in passing, scoring and total offense … turned in dominating performances night-in and night-out … out-muscled defensive linemen and linebackers as sophomore RB Shannon Woods ran to All-Big 12 First Team honors. Missed two games with a left knee injury...2005: Played in five games as a true freshman.
Post-Draft Outlook:BEST PICK: Keep an eye on Louis Vasquez, a third-round offensive lineman choice out of Texas Tech. His reputation is one of being ornery, and the spot at right guard is wide open. The Chargers are hoping Kynan Forney can start there, but they will give Vasquez a long look. Among the questions is his ability to run-block after playing in the spread in college. A closer look at the Chargers' picks: Round 3/78 - Louis Vasquez, G, 6-5, 333, Texas Tech...With Mike Goff leaving in free agency, the Chargers need to spice up the competition at his old right guard spot. - by The Sports Xchange
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03/08/16 - OG Louis Vasquez had his contract terminated by the Broncos Tuesday (March 8). He started 47-of-48 possible regular-season games and all seven postseason contests for the Broncos from 2013-15 after being signed by the club as an unrestricted free agent from San Diego.
01/29/16 - G Louis Vasquez (knee) sat out Friday's practice and is listed as questionable for Super Bowl 50.
01/28/16 - RG Louis Vasquez saw limited work in Thursday's practice because of a groin injury. Max Garcia rotated in for Vasquez.
12/07/15 - RG Louis Vasquez was active Sunday, but did not play because of a groin injury. He could have seen time in an emergency. Max Garcia started in his place.
12/02/15 - RT Louis Vasquez did not practice Wednesday because of a groin injury. However, he did watch practice from the sideline and could return later this week.
11/30/15 - G Louis Vasquez left the Sunday night game with a groin injury and didn't return. His status is expected to updated Monday.
11/30/15 - RG Louis Vasquez left Sunday's game with a groin injury. He is considered day-to-day. He was replaced by Max Garcia, who shifted over from left guard, where he had been filling in for the injured Evan Mathis.
10/07/15 - RG Louis Vasquez was held out of practice for a second consecutive Wednesday. The Broncos are giving Vasquez periodic rest days to ease the burden on him as he recovers from a sore knee.
10/01/15 - TE Louis Vasquez was back to full-scale work after sitting out Wednesday. Vasquez is listed on the injury report with a knee injury, but has not missed any game action this season.
09/23/15 - RG Louis Vasquez practiced on a limited basis Wednesday because of a knee problem. Vasquez is the only returning starter on the offensive line, which is struggling to find cohesion so far this season.