The New England Patriots selected the big offensive tackle from Colorado, Nate Solder, with their first pick of the 2011 NFL Draft. Gresh & Zo got the chance to talk to former Colorado offensive line coach, Denver Johnson, to talk about what Solder brings to the gridiron. Is Solder a future left or right tackle? How raw is he? What does his former coach think of Solder’s potential? That and a ton more!
In this Feb. 26, 2011 file photo, Colorado offensive lineman Nate Solder runs a drill during the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis. Solder is a top prospect in the upcoming NFL Draft. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)Patriots 2011 first round draft pick Nate Solder. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)