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Unaware Of His Own First-Round OT History, Kevin Colbert Believes In Depth Of The Position In Draft Class

Just days away from the start of his final NFL Draft as General Manager of the Pittsburgh Steelers, Kevin Colbert is wholly unaware of his history drafting players or avoiding certain positions in the opening rounds.

Appearing in a one-on-one segment with reporter Missi Matthews, Colbert was alerted to the fact that in his 22 years in charge of roster decisions at the helm of the Steelers, he hasn’t drafted an offensive tackle once in the first round.

Don’t expect that to change on Thursday either, based on the history of Colbert and head coach Mike Tomlin being at the Pro Days of first-round draft picks, as the only offensive tackle Pro Days the two attended in some form or fashion were Alabama’s with Evan Neal, and North Carolina State’s with Ikem Ekwonu, both of whom are expected to come off the board in the first five picks.