2024 NFL Draft Scouting Report: Amarius Mims

2024 NFL Draft Scouting Report - Georgia OT Amarius Mims

The NFL Draft is finally here. We take a look at Georgia right tackle Amarius Mims, a massive human with huge upside.

Mims was ranked the No. 3 offensive tackle in the country and the No. 8 overall player coming out of high school in Cochran, Ga. He appeared in 29 total games and made eight starts in his career. Mims served as the Bulldogs’ swing tackle his sophomore year before taking over at right tackle in 2023. He would miss time with an ankle injury during this past season but returned for the final three games. He was ultimately a key part of Georgia’s Joe Moore Award finalist offensive line for the 2023 season.

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Amarius Mims, Georgia, Offensive Tackle

Name: Amarius Mims
Jersey: No. 65
Position: Offensive Tackle
School: Georgia
Class: Junior
Height: 6-foot-7
Weight: 340 lbs.

Arm: 36 1/8”
Hand: 11 ¼”
40-Yard Dash: 5.07 seconds
10-Yard Split: 1.78


Amarius Mims’ Strengths

Mims is a massive human that moves extremely well. His combination of size and length makes him the ideal offensive tackle build. He delivers a strong punch and possesses excellent grip strength to hold down the edge in pass protection. He aligns his base and gets a good angle to create a wide edge.


Mims uses his powerful hips and creates good leverage with his pad level. He is great at driving his hips through to finish the block. His long arms and massive hands make it hard for defenders to get into his body. Holds his anchor extremely well when guys try to use power against him. When he is beaten, his athleticism allows him to recover well.

Amarius Mims’ Weaknesses

Mims occasionally struggles with letting his shoulders lean over his toes. Outside of this, there aren’t any consistent weaknesses due to his lack of game reps.

Draft Projection: Mid to Late First-Round Pick

Mims is your prototypical offensive tackle. His lack of overall experience keeps him from being a slam dunk at the top of the first round, but there will be plenty of teams looking to take a chance on him. While he has not made a ton of starts, he does have big-game experience. He performed well in his two playoff starts. He might not be a polished and complete prospect, but his power and speed combination make him a potential all-pro type of guy year in and year out.


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