Scouting Report: Quarvez Boulware – 2015 Guard

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Quarvez Boulware is an awesome name. In addition to having an awesome name, Quarvez Boulware is a really good offensive line prospect. Quarvez Boulware also just received an invite to The Opening.

Quarvez. Boulware.

Height: 6’3″

Weight: 283

Athletic ability/measurables

Boulware has good size with room to add more weight. I would not be surprised if he came in at over 300 pounds when he reports as a freshman in college. Boulware is a little bit of a waist bender and needs to add more flexibility and work on his footwork.

Skills/technique

Boulware plays tackle, but projects to guard at the next level. He’s a good run blocker that wants to finish and put a player on his back. He is powerful at the point of attack when he fires off at the snap.

He plays a little too high can be a little stiff out of his stance, partly because he is too high in his stance. He will have to adjust and gain better flexibility. Playing with better pad level will help him fit his hands better and sustain blocks longer.

He slides naturally in his pass set, but probably doesn’t have good enough feet to play tackle. Leans forward at times, but when he is balanced, he is difficult to beat. Needs to do a better job with his punch. He is a strong player and just needs to learn how to use that strength better in pass protection.

Scheme fit

Boulware’s best fit is for him to play in power running scheme where he can use his strength.

Potential

Boulware has the potential to develop into a very good run blocker and an effective pass protector, but he needs to improve his feet and his flexibility. If he does that, he can end up being a very good starting guard.

Recruiting Site Position Position Rank Stars
Rivals OG 12 4
Scout OG 14 4
247 Sports OG n/a 4
ESPN OG 31 4

Jamie Uyeyama was a way too small defensive tackle at Idaho State University and a more appropriately sized rush end at Simon Fraser University. He was a coach at the college and high school level and is the son of Ron Uyeyama, a member of the Delta Sports Hall of Fame and high school football coach for over 30 years (hence the site name, Son of a Coach). Jamie is also the former Sr. Editor, Digital Content and News for theScore.com.