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PFW Draft Prospect Rankings: Defensive End
DRAFT RANKINGS/NOTES BY POSITION:
QB | RB | TE | WR | C | OG | OT | DT | DE | ILB | OLB | CB | FS | SS
* - indicates underclassman
COLLEGE: South Carolina
Best player in the draft. Lightning quick off ball and to change direction. Elite speed, quickness and moves. Gets OL off balance. Big hitter finishes plays.
Athletic freak; Great speed; Constantly doubled; Tremendous burst; Sets edge on run.
COLLEGE: Oregon State
Good size, speed, power combo. Aggressive. Violent. Uses hands well. Plays run and pass. Finishes. Sure tackler. Lots of upside potential.
Good speed; Aggressive; Physical; Versatile athletic playmaker.
LDE. Good not great pass rusher. Undersized DE. Deceptive power. Overrated.
Tenacious; Fights off blocks; Quick and athletic; Can get edge; Rushes from defensive left.
Quick and closes. Solid motor. Not too stout. Can get hands up in passing lanes.
Quick; Good shoulder lean; Plays run; Penetrates and makes plays.
COLLEGE: Boise State
Athletic. Violent. Finishes. Aggressive. Decent strength for size. OLB possiblity? Good, well-rounded production.
Quick off ball. Very athletic. Around the ball a lot. Playmaker.
BEST OF THE REST
Kareem Martin, North Carolina
6-6, 272, 4.82
[Andy Hart] No Comments.
[Paul Perillo] No comments.
6-3, 251, 4.68
[Andy Hart] Played all over DL and OLB. Average quickness. Impressive frame. Worked lot of stunts. Athletic. Versatile.
[Paul Perillo] Not overly quick; Good motor; Makes plays off edge; Gets tied up at times.
Chris Smith, Arkansas
6-1, 266, 4.71
[Andy Hart] OLB? Decent thickness. Good motor. Spin move. Average quickness and speed. Decent repetoire. Finishes.
[Paul Perillo] Moves well; Rushes from left; Nice spin off edge; Run around edge guy; Struggled against top tackles.
Trent Murphy, Stanford
6-5, 250, 4.86
[Andy Hart] Tweener. Decent technique and hands. Average speed and quickness. Very good effort. Under control. Athletic enough for OLB? Probably not.
[Paul Perillo] Good speed; Decent athleticism; Quick; Nice inside move; Good hands; Stays with it.
6-6, 271, 4.77
[Andy Hart] 3 year starter. Long. Not explosive. Good effort. Lot of interior rushing. Not elite edge rusher. Decent athlete.
[Paul Perillo] Drops in coverage at times; Physical and athletic; Comes inside at times; Not great speed.
Cassius Marsh, UCLA
6-4, 252, 4.89
[Andy Hart] Not thick. DT/DE tweener. Moves well. Effort guy. Average athlete. Limited explosion.
[Paul Perillo] Quicker than fast; Small for DE; Versatile/used as TE; Physical; Makes plays.
Taylor Hart, Oregon
6-6, 281, 4.85
[Andy Hart] 3 year starter. OLB? Long and dumpy. Not quick or fast. Can close. Decent motor. Not explosive.
[Paul Perillo] Stays with it; Secondary rusher with great motor; Used as interior PR at times; Overachiever.
Josh Mauro, Stanford
6-6, 271, 5.21
[Andy Hart] Moved all around front. Effort guy. Not quick. Not explosive in any way. Solid backup type.
[Paul Perillo] Good size; Rushed from inside at times; Not overly athletic; Lumbers; Makes plays; Penetrates.
6-4, 259, 4.70
[Andy Hart] LDE. Not explosive. Lot of arm tackles. OLB?
[Paul Perillo] Good mobility; Physical; Plays run; Sets edge; Athletic; Relentless.
Jeoffrey Pagan*, Alabama
6-3, 310, 4.92
[Andy Hart] Thick. Pops up off snap. Average hands and feet. Decent speed but only average quickness.
[Paul Perillo] Moves inside at times; Stout and physical; Not overly athletic; Good pursuit; Possible sub interior PR.
Ed Stinson, Alabama
6-3, 287, 4.98
[Andy Hart] Not much of a pass rusher. Undersized run stuffer. Not quick or fast. Slow and high off ball. Backup at best.
[Paul Perillo] Not overly athletic; More of a run stuffer; Penetrates; Will pursue from backside; Strong.
6-4, 262, 5.03
[Andy Hart] Solid build. Effort and motor guy. Position? Moved all around. Average strength and hands. Pretty relentless.
[Paul Perillo] Physical; Great motor; Limited athlete; Penetrates; Scrappy; Big hitter.
Chaz Sutton, South Carolina
6-3, 245, 4.67
[Andy Hart] Lean build. Not enough production playing opposite Clowney. Decent speed and quickness. Athletic tease. OLB? SPT and backup.
[Paul Perillo] Quick; Mobile; Good DE build; Athletic; Decisive.
Jackson Jeffcoat, Texas
6-3, 247, 4.63
[Andy Hart] Lean build. Average speed and quickness. All around decent. Effort guy. Not real explosive. Uses hands well. OLB?
[Paul Perillo] Good mobility; Athletic; Chases plays down from behind; More of an OLB.
6-2, 252, 4.67
[Andy Hart] Pretty good FF chop. Below average size. Pretty relentless. Good motor. Runs around tackle deep too often.
[Paul Perillo] Good tomahawk strip; Comes hard off edge; Stays home against run; Lots of strips; Athletic; Good speed; Versatile.
IK Enemkpali, Louisiana Tech
6-1, 261, 5.01
[Andy Hart] Tough. Physical. 4 year starter. Good effort. Pretty thick build. Deceptive power. Can dip under tackles. Real tweener.
[Paul Perillo] Good speed; Mobile; Quick; Edge guy; Nice power; Lowers the boom; Relentless.
6-2, 261, 4.91
[Andy Hart] LDE. Pretty quick off snap. LDE. Not elite athlete or change of direction. Not overly explosive. Mostly up field and around tackle. LImited moves.
[Paul Perillo] Rushes from left; Quick but not fast; Disruptive; Good lean; Gets off ball well.
Aaron Lynch*, South Florida
6-5, 249, 4.69
[Andy Hart] Tall and lean. Looks the part. Pretty fast but not as quick. Looks like a jerk.
[Paul Perillo] Athletic; Long; Jumps around blockers at times; Good speed.
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