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Monday, May 21, 2012

Draft Rewind 2010 - Derrick Morgan - Tennessee Titans

What Ourlads NFL Scouting Services said about DERRICK MORGAN: Georgia Tech, 6030 266 4.78. Junior entry. Two-year starter with good instincts. Plays in a 4- point stance with both hands on the ground. Explosive first step quickness. Gets inside pressure when he is on a slant or angle move. Tech moved him around to get the best match-up to pressure the quarterback. Has some jolt and explosion to shock the blocker. Good lateral and foot quickness. Plays well on his feet. The ACC Defensive Player of the Year. Can press and pressure the pocket. Quick to shed and control blocker. Good use of hands. Keeps leverage on the ball. Has the strength to get under a tackle and put him on skates back to the quarterback. Good burst down the line of scrimmage. Works to the quarterback and makes plays after the pocket breaks down. Plays hard every down. Always around the ball. Rarely single blocked. Draws several holding penalties because of his relentless style of play. Multiple move player to get to the quarterback. Makes a lot of hustle plays. In 2009 had 55 tackles, 18 1/2 tackles for loss, 12 1/2 sacks, 2 forced fumbles, and 2 fumble recoveries. Over his career he tallied 103 tackles, 29 1/2 tackles for loss, and 19 sacks. Edge speed:left 1.96, right 2.14. OSR:9/ 35. First round. (A-34 1/2, H-9 3/4, BP-21, 10-1.60).