53 Luke Rasmussen  
Luke Rasmussen


Brookfield, Wis.

High School:
Central HS

Height / Weight:
6-7 / 278



OVERVIEW: Ranked as a three-star recruit by ESPN.com, which also pegged him as the eighth-best prospect in Wisconsin and as the No. 65 offensive tackle in the nation • listed as a two-star prospect by Scout, Rivals and 247Sports • Scout lists him as the No. 127 offensive tackle in the nation, while 247Sports has him as the No. 181 tackle and No. 20 player in Wisconsin.

ESPN ANALYSIS: Long and athletic frame • flashes upper body pop and explosion • displays the balance and agility needed to change direction • nimble feet and wing span should be assets in pass protection • ability to quick set and slide, staying in front of rushers • plays with a good base • has the athleticism needed to recover and get out of trouble • good run blocker at the first and second levels • can cut off backside penetration and gain front side leverage • blocking base and leg drive allow him to adjust to movement and sustain • good job of chipping to second level defenders • tough customer with a very good finishing effort • looks to punish when possible.

HIGH SCHOOL: Attends Brookfield High School • helped lead team to 7-3 overall record and a 5-2 conference mark • named First-Team All-State by the Wisconsin Football Coaches Association and Second-Team All-State by the media • three-year starter and team captain • protected for an offense that rushed for 3,006 yards and 47 touchdowns • also served as the team's long snapper • recorded 20 tackles, including one tackle-for-loss on defense • named second team All-State on offense and was named to the NOW All-Suburban Football Team • named Greater Metro Conference first-team all-conference selection and GMC Offensive Lineman of the Year • coached by Jamie Meulemans.