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With the 95th pick, the Buccaneers select Notre Dame tackle Robert Hainsey

Tampa Bay stays on the offensive side of the ball in Day 2.

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: SEP 21 Notre Dame at Georgia Photo by Michael Wade/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers selected Florida quarterback Kyle Trask with the 64th pick earlier in Day 2 of the 2021 NFL Draft. In Round 3, the Bucs used their 95th pick in the draft on Notre Dame offensive tackle Robert Hainsey.

Hainsey provides versatility across the offensive line. At the Senior Bowl, Hainsey took reps at guard, tackle, and at center.

Below is the scouting report on the Notre Dame product via draft analyst Lance Zierlein of NFL Media.


  • Three-year starter and two-year team captain.
  • Generates quality hip thrust into initial contact.
  • Shows ability to leverage opponent at the point of attack.
  • Controlled movement and timing in fitting up his run block.
  • Hustles down the line ahead of runner when asked to pull.
  • Works with efficient, inside hands in his punch.
  • Unlocks hips to stem the bull rush.
  • Did a better job later in the season of maintaining pass pro posture.
  • Some ability to run edge rushers around the pocket.


  • Top-heavy with lean legs.
  • Below-average athlete.
  • Will struggle getting to backside cut-off blocks.
  • Average power as a drive blocker.
  • Lacks quickness to side and square off the top of the rush.
  • Leaves himself wide open to spin counters.
  • Will lean into rushers when he fears their power.
  • Has trouble catching his feet up with his eyes.
  • Below-average athletic recovery talent.