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NFL Scouting Combine: Christian Mahogany

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Boston College offensive lineman Christian Mahogany runs a drill at the NFL football scouting combine, Sunday, March 3, 2024, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

This week the annual NFL Scouting Combine is taking place in Indianapolis. A total of 319 draft prospects were invited. The list included eight prospects from New England schools. Those eight players receive features on Patriots Football Now during the week. Previously highlighted players included offensive guards C.J. Hanson of Holy Cross and Christian Haynes of UConn. Today’s feature is a third offensive guard, Boston College’s Christian Mahogany.

The Elmwood Park, N.J.. native played his school football for powerhouse Paramus Catholic. He was a teammate there of many future college football players. This includes Green Bay Packers fullback Henry Pearson. Among his other teammates was Georgia offensive lineman Devin Willock, who tragically passed away in a car crash in January of 2023.

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Christian Mahogany is a fifth-year senior. He played 33 career games for Boston College. He became a starter as a redshirt freshman. In that season (2020) he played opposite fellow guard Zion Johnson, who became a first-round pick (No. 17 overall) of the Los Angeles Chargers in the 2021 NFL Draft. In 2021 Mahogany showed that Johnson wasn’t the only talented guard in Chestnut Hill. He started 11 games for the Eagles. He earned a spot on the All-ACC second team.

Mahogany was named preseason All-ACC in 2022 but missed the entire season due to a torn ACL. His ability to recover fully in 2023 would determine his football future. Mohogany returned as good as ever. He did not allow a quarterback sack all season and earned first-team All-ACC honors.

Boston College named Christian Mahogany in 2023, along with new Patriots assistant coach Vinny DePalma. His Eagles teammate, Elijah Jones, joined him at the combine.

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Christian Mahogany measured in at 6-foot-3 and weighed 314 pounds at the combine. He showed good athleticism for a man of his size. His scores in the testing were near the middle of the guards’ group in all events. But Mahogany has such good tape, he did not need to blow anyone away with 40-times or vertical jumps. He was adequate, which was enough to keep his stock high.

Mahogany shined during positional drills. His technique, strength, and explosiveness showed up, as it does on tape. He looks like a player ready to plug into an NFL offensive line in Week 1 of his rookie season.

Christian Haynes is currently the top-ranked offensive guard on the 2024 NFL Draft board from this perspective. Christian Mahogany has an excellent opportunity to be the second OG off the board. His combination of athleticism and production makes him a safe and solid pick for any NFL franchise. Barring something unforeseen, he will be drafted on Day 2.

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