Draft Rewind 2005 – Frank Gore – San Francisco 49ers

What Ourlads NFL Scouting Services said about FRANK GORE: Miami, 5093 217 4.66. Junior eligible. Explosive power runner with a squatty body who has been limited by an ACL surgery on each knee. Has bulky speed. Good vision. Surprising speed and burst after two operations. Strong lower body. Run with his pads over his toes and low to the ground. Can’t arm tackle him. Runs through tackles. Lacks long finish speed but finishes his runs. Bender-weaver type runner downfield. Will line up in slot at times. Better than average hands to pluck the ball. Can improve routes. Has run skills and production as a runner. Natural instincts and feel for running the ball. Vision and ability to create on poorly blocked plays. Explosive start. Moves the pile in short yardage. Efficient in short yardage situations. Good balance. Gets yards on contact with his leg strength. Late second day pick because of knee concerns and lack of speed.

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