clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

NFL draft 2016: Tennessee Titans sign Wisconsin tackle Tyler Marz as UDFA

A consistent starter for the Badgers' offensive line gets his chance in the AFC South.

Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports

The Tennessee Titans made a move to provide depth to their offensive line, as they will sign former Wisconsin Badgers offensive lineman Tyler Marz as an undrafted free agent. A Twitter account named Tiger Activities first reported the news, with the Wisconsin State Journal's Jason Galloway later confirming that report. B5Q spoke with Marz' agent on late Saturday night, who also confirmed.

Marz locked down the left tackle spot for the last three seasons, starting 40 consecutive games from 2013-15. He played 50 games in his career as a Badger. He was the elder statesman for a rebuilding offensive line during the 2015 campaign that lost Rob Havenstein, Kyle Costigan and Dallas Lewallen due to exhausting their eligibility a year prior.

For more on where Marz may fit as a player within an offensive system in the NFL, check out Owen Riese's scouting report here. Among some of his strengths:

Has great size for the position. Three-year starter at a big-time program with big-time production. Has good arm length. Gets good movement in the run game. Good hand placement; once he's engaged, it's over. Climbs to the next level well. Knows where his landmarks are in pass protection and gets there. Times his punch well and is able to neutralize with his punch. Good functional strength. Has improved every year in college. Hasn't been overwhelmed by elite competition.