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NFL Draft Analyst Ranks Zach Frazier Within Top 30 Players, Hearing First Round Buzz



WVU Football Center Zach Frazier

ESPN NFL Draft analyst Matt Miller released his top rankings for this 2024 class, and has Zach Frazier as the 29th overall player. Miller thinks there could be a first-round buzz around the former Mountaineer.

“Frazier was a four-time West Virginia state champion wrestler in high school, and that level of agility, toughness and strength is exactly what you want in a center prospect. Coming from a wide-zone scheme, he’s ideal for the modern NFL — and if teams are comfortable with his recovery from a leg injury that ended his 2023 season early, expect late-Round 1 talk,” Miller wrote.

Miller’s comparison for Frazier is Creed Humphrey. Frazier is expected to be drafted within the first two rounds, and that expectation gained even more steam based on his measurements and workout at the NFL Combine. Despite not even testing, he helped himself out, checking in at 6-foot-2 1/2 and 313 pounds with 32 1/4-inch arms and 10 7/8-inch hands. He has a 7.66 Relative Athletic Score out of 10.

Frazier did not run at the combine while recovering from a broken leg that prematurely ended his 2023 season with the Mountaineers, but he did test at the 2024 Big 12 Pro Day. There, Frazier ran a 5.24-second 40-yard dash, a 4.69-second shuttle, 7.85-second three-cone drill, an 8-foot-4 broad jump and a 28 1/2-inch vertical jump.

Zach Frazier Finally Runs 40, Performs at Big 12 Pro Day

Frazier was in Pittsburgh for a pre-draft visit with the Steelers over the weekend.

Click here for more of WV Sports Now’s coverage of Zach Frazier.

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