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Justin Pugh had an impressive career at Syracuse University. Pugh was a three-year starter at Syracuse as the team’s left tackle. In 2012, Pugh was one of the best offensive linemen in the nation in regards to fewest quarterback pressures.
Coming off of a great Senior Bowl and combine, Pugh’s draft stock is rising. He’s a likely candidate to hear his name on day two of the NFL draft and I’m grateful that he took the time to answer some questions with me.
Read on to gather insights from Pugh on his collegiate career and what he learned about running into a burning building!
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1. How many teams did you meet with at the NFL combine? Can you share which teams met with you?
Justin Pugh: I met with every team’s offensive line coach while at the combine. Formally I met with 15 teams. I don’t want to get into all the teams I met with because some do not want to be mentioned, but roughly half the teams.
2. You and your fellow draft mates were the first group of players...
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