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PFW Draft Prospect Rankings: Outside Linebacker
DRAFT RANKINGS/NOTES BY POSITION:
QB | RB | TE | WR | C | OG | OT | DT | DE | ILB | OLB | CB | FS | SS
* - indicates underclassman
Only two years playing defense. Quick. Closes. Finishes. Violent. Knack for FF. Logn. Big. Tons of potential as edge playmaker.
Great athlete; Great speed; Lots of strip sacks; Physical; Tremendous backside pursuit; Quick and fast.
Elite production off the edge. All-around athlete. Size and quickness combo. Power. Didn't play elite competition regularly.
Very athletic; Physical; Relentless PR; Pushed some tackles around; Great speed/power combo.
COLLEGE: Ohio State
Fast. Athletic. Versatile. Three-down defender. Leader on the field. Modern day middle LB or Will.
Athletic; Versatile; Good tackler; Physical; Solid.
Lot of FF. Lean. Wrapper not a hitter. Good motor. Almost a Ninkovich type.
Good length; Edge guy; Good speed; Runs plays down from backside; Athletic; Beats tackles off snap.
COLLEGE: Arizona State
Can be run at. Emotional. Stays low. Quick and aggressive. Gets under Ts in pass rush. Position?
Small; Closes well; Nice inside moves; Great screen recognition; Mobile; Versatile; Nice inside moves.
BEST OF THE REST
6-3, 243, 4.71
[Andy Hart] Heady and instinctive. Playmaker. Finds ball. Not overly sudden or explosive. Run around jitterbug.
[Paul Perillo] Fast; Works hard; Good edge PR; Works off both sides; Closes well; Physical.
Telvin Smith, Florida State
6-3, 218, 4.52
[Andy Hart] Skinny. Lanky. Has to go around blocks most of the time. Catches ball carriers rather than hitting them.
[Paul Perillo] Used in coverage; Not a great tackler/lots of ankles; Athletic; Verasatile.
6-3, 252, 4.68
[Andy Hart] Pass rush option. Good motor. Doesn't look elite at anything. More of a secondary rusher than primary guy. Not an NFL starter.
[Paul Perillo] Relentless; Fights through wash; Athletic; Good closer; Decent sub PR option.
Jordan Zumwalt, UCLA
6-4, 235, 4.76
[Andy Hart] Too skinny. Not great speed. Good effort. Physical. Violent. Seems like a-hole.
[Paul Perillo] Lean; Used in coverage; Decent speed; Good tackler; Physical; Finds the ball; Active; Plays with an edge - not always in a good way.
Adrian Hubbard*, Alabama
6-6, 257, 4.69
[Andy Hart] Not a lot of playing time and production. Great length. Just doesn't seem explosive. Doesn't get the edge at times. Can play run. Sort of looks like Belichick-type player.
[Paul Perillo] Tall; Physical; Not a burner off edge; Closes; Plays run well; Aggressive.
6-2, 254, 4.76
[Andy Hart] High motor and effort. Quick off snap. Athletic. Gets off blocks. Good potential as backup.
[Paul Perillo] Quick off ball; Rushes from the left; Strong; Fights blocks; High motor.
Morgan Breslin, USC
6-1, 240, 4.67
[Andy Hart] Proven pass rusher. Position. Uses hands well. Not an elite athlete. Good motor. Not overly quick. Solid backup type.
[Paul Perillo] Decent speed but not real quick; Pursues well; Stays home; Good motor.
Ronald Powell*, Florida
6-3, 237, 4.65
[Andy Hart] Dips under tackles. Solid build. Finishes pretty well. Not overly quick. Good athlete.
[Paul Perillo] Good speed; Physical; Versatile; More of a pursuit PR as opposed to beating his blocker.
6-3, 249, 4.7
[Andy Hart] Played ILB-OLB-DE. Decent PR moves. Not an elite closer. Solid motor. Not elite first step.
[Paul Perillo] Nice inside swim moves; Physical; Instinctive and decisive; Fights blocks.
Denicos Allen, Michigan State
5-10, 225, 4.74
[Andy Hart] Small. Goes around blocks. Has SPT future. Nothing special as PR. Physical tackler.
[Paul Perillo] Real small; Physical for size; Runs around blocks; Aggressive; Overachiever.
Jonathan Newsome, Ball State
6-3, 247, 4.73
[Andy Hart] Not great length. Decent athlete. SPT. [Paul Perillo] Small; Athletic; Good motor; Not dynamic.
Boseko Lokombo, Oregon
6-2, 225, 4.66
[Andy Hart] Lean frame. Pretty athletic. Hits and tackles. SPT. Runs plays down. Good pursuit.
[Paul Perillo] Fast; Athletic; Versatile; Slender build.
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