Round 1: Steelers Select C Maurkice Pouncey
Maurkice Pouncey (J. Meric/Getty)

Posted Apr 22, 2010


With Selection 18 in Round 1, Pittsburgh selects C Maurkice Pouncey, Florida. Learn more about this pick from Scout.com team and draft experts!

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Player Maurkice Pouncey - C - Florida
Team Pittsburgh Steelers
Pick Round 1, Selection 18 (18 Overall)
Combine
Stats
Ht: 6-5   Wt: 304   Forty: 5.25   10-Yard: 1.78   20-Yard: 2.94   Shuttle:    Cone: 7.74   Bench Press: -- Reps  
Scout
Ranking
#20 out of 550 overall
Flash Analysis

When the Pittsburgh Steelers selected University of Florida C Maurkice Pouncey, it shouldn't have come to a surprise.

Widely believed to be the top center available for this year's draft, Pouncey is also capable of playing guard.

Pouncey may be asked to back up starting C Justin Hartwig this season, but he'll eventually supplant the veteran interior lineman.

It's also possible that Pouncey competes for playing time this season against starting G Trai Essex.

- Adam Caplan
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