Positive: Large blocker who mauls defenders once engaged at the point of attack. Blocks with good lean, effective when he stays square, and strong at the point of attack. Explosive, easily knocks defenders from their angle of attack, and works blocks hard.
Negative: Rumbles about the field and is ineffective in motion. Cannot adjust to defenders and can be exploited by quick or athletic opponents. Gets tall as the play proceeds.
Analysis: Berry possesses the size and strength to be used in a power running offense yet lacks the flexibility and athleticism to be anything other than a practice squad player."
2009 -- SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Started all 13 games ... Had 48.5 knockdown blocks on the season and part of line that allowed 21 sacks in 364 pass attempts ... Started at guard in season opener vs. Louisiana Tech and helped Tigers roll up 301 yards rushing and did not allow a sack on 27 passing attempts ... Registered six knockdown blocks vs. Tech ... Against Mississippi State, did not allow a sack in 24 pass attempts ... Totaled 4.5 knockdown blocks vs. Mississippi State ... Played every snap vs. West Virginia and totaled three knockdown blocks ... Finished 2.5 knockdown blocks vs. Ball State ... Registered six knockdown blocks and did not allow a sack against Tennessee ... Against Arkansas, led offensive linemen with 10 knockdown blocks ... Had five knockdown blocks and helped Tigers rush for 220 yards vs. Kentucky ... Had one knockdown block vs. LSU ... Totaled 2.5 knockdown blocks vs. Ole Miss ... Totaled eight knockdown blocks in one half of play vs. Furman ... Part of o-line that helped Tigers to 332 yards total offense and 21 points vs. Alabama ... Helped paved way to 420 yards total offense vs. Northwestern in Outback Bowl.
2008 -- Played in every game and started at RG in last five games of season ... His season-best overall grade was 90 percent vs. UT Martin ... Saw limited action against Louisiana-Monroe, grading at 86 percent overall on 19 snaps ... Graded at 83 percent overall on six offensive snaps against Arkansas ... Started first career game (right guard) vs. West Virginia ... Played 66 snaps vs. WVU, grading out at 85 percent overall ... Started at RG and posted the second best overall o-line grade at 89 percent on 71 snaps vs. Ole Miss ... Had five rodeo blocks and one cockroach block vs. Rebels ... Played 65 snaps in third start of season at RG vs. UT Martin ... Posted a 90 percent overall grade vs. Skyhawks with five rodeo, one cockroach and two pancake blocks ... Against Georgia, played 70 snaps and recorded an 84 percent overall grade with four rodeo and one pancake block.
2007 -- Played in six games ... Made first career start in season opener at right guard ... Started in first three games ... In 72 plays, posted a 96 percent on assignments and 81 percent grade overall vs. Kansas State ... Played 72 snaps against South Florida, earning an overall grade of 81 percent, including 93 percent on assignments ... Action in 67 plays against Mississippi State, graded out at 98 percent on assignments and 79 percent overall ... Three snaps against New Mexico State ... Played 42 snaps vs. Tennessee Tech, grading out at 79 percent overall.
2006 -- Redshirted.
HIGH SCHOOL -- High School Coach: Carlton Flatt ... As a senior, did not allow a sack and had 85 pancake blocks ... Had 235 pancakes during his four-year career ... Named to the Rivals.com Rivals 250 ... Ranked as the No. 15 offensive guard in the country and the No. 3 player in the state of Tennessee by Rivals.com ... Named to the Rivals.com Preseason Tennessee Top 20 (No. 12) ... Ranked 30th among offensive guards by ESPN.com ... Attended the same high school as former Auburn FB Jake Slaughter, K John Vaughn and P Kody Bliss, former OL King Dunlap and DS Pete Compton.
PERSONAL -- Born Aug. 9, 1988 ... Son of George Berry and Kathy Douglas ... Earned degree in public administration in Spring 2010.
Strengths: Plays with good leverage. Uses his hands well, as he sustains blocks well. Able to steer defenders where he wants to creat a lane for the ball carrier. Effective as a puller and trapper, and has the quickness to turn the corner and get to the second level to secure a block. Effective as a blocker on the second level.
Weaknesses: Adequate strength, but won't blow defenders off the LOS consistently. Sometimes takes too wide of a track as a puller and trapper, allowing defenders to shoot underneath him to the ball carrier. Not atheltic enough to be trusted on an island in pass pro.