Joseph Barksdale to Oakland Raiders: 2011 NFL Scouting Profile

Joseph Barksdale was one of the most highly recruited prospects in the country as a senior in high school in Detroit, though as a defensive tackle.

Upon arriving at LSU, Les Miles and the coaching staff moves Barksdale to offensive tackle, where he played for four years.

Barksdale started at right tackle for two seasons before moving over to the left side for his season year.

He is labeled as a bit of an underachiever in college, and likely projects as a RT with the Oakland Raiders. 

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