Five Things to know about Center Weston Richburg

Posted May 9, 2014

With their second round pick in the NFL Draft, the Giants select Center Weston Richburg

1. scouting report: Adequate-sized, smart, experienced, competitive center who commanded the offensive line, made all the calls and was a team leader for the Colorado State Rams. At worst, should stick as a backup, but has developmental value and starter potential in a zone scheme. Could help himself by proving versatile enough to back up at guard.

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2. He was named first-team All-Mountain West in 2013 after earning honorable mention in 2012 and second-team honors in 2011 as a sophomore. Richburg was named to watch lists for Lombardi Award, Outland Trophy and Rimington Trophy as both a junior and senior.

3. Richburg finished his career at Colorado State in 2013 as a four-year starter who recorded 50 consecutive starts, never missing a game, and setting the school record for career starts (50).

4. Measurables: Height 6-3, Weight 298 lbs., Arm Length 33 3/8”, Hands 9 ¼”

5. A native of Bushland, Tex., Richburg earned first-team all-district honors as a senior lineman at Bushland High School. A team captain, he helped the Falcons to a flawless 10-0 regular season and a district title. Richburg played quarterback and linebacker as a freshman before growing out of the positions and holds a school record in the shot put with a throw of 60 feet, 1 inch, the fourth-best throw by a Texas prep athlete in any classification and worthy of the Texas Class 2A gold medal.