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Monday, October 29, 2012

Draft Rewind 2011 - Jarvis Jenkins - Washington Redskins

What Ourlads NFL Scouting Services said about JARVIS JENKINS: Clemson, 6037 309 5.08. Three-year starter. Active in his play. Try hard, good effort player who will finish pursuit to the perimeter. Quick first step. Gets his hands up and into the throwing lane. Physical against the run when he gets his pad level down. Has a tendency to play high. Works his feet and hands to press the pocket and rush the quarterback. Plays in a front rotation where he is always fresh. Doesn’t stay blocked. Quick to disengage and separate from the blocker. Can stack and hold his ground against double teams. Needs to develop his pass rush moves. Basically uses the bull rush and tries to overpower the blocker. That rarely happens on the next level. A reactive player who has a nose for the ball. Has functional strength but needs more upper and lower body strength. Possibly a two gap 3-4 defensive end. Will struggle at nose tackle because he plays high. 2010 stats: 39 tackles, 8 TFL, 1 sack, 1 FF. Edge speed:left 1.95, right 2.05. OSR:20/25. Third/ fourth round. (A-33 1/4, H-9 5/8, BP-17, 10-1.81).

Sunday, October 28, 2012

Draft Rewind 2007 - Leroy Harris - Tennessee Titans

What Ourlads NFL Scouting Services said about LEROY HARRIS: North Carolina State, 6024 302 5.33. Four-year starter. Versatile center/guard type. Was a former state wrestling champion. Gains quickness after start. Gains an advantage over defender and gets movement on short yardage and goal-line plays. Quick enough to get position and keep it. Flashes some explosiveness and drives his legs on contact. Will work to sustain on wall off and position blocks. Quick on initial trap block. Can adjust on the run. Good feet and balance on pass pro. Can mirror and slide to keep position on defender. More blue collar than athletic, but does have above average quickness, agility, and balance. Needs more upper and lower body strength after contact. An explosive first step to get into defender. Quick to gain position and wall off defender. Can make the reach, cut block to cut off pursuit. Once he gets his hands on you he can control block. Works to finish and sustain. Takes good angles to second level and locks on linebackers. Shows some ability to anchor the bull rush and is athletic enough to pick up the inside “games.” A good athlete that will compete. Seventh round. (A-33 1/2, H-10 1/4, BP-29, 10-1.87).

Saturday, October 27, 2012

Draft Rewind 2010 - Gerald McCoy - Tampa Bay Buccaneers

What Ourlads NFL Scouting Services said about GERALD MCCOY: Oklahoma, 6041 295 5.11. Junior entry. Three-year starter. Cat-like quickness. When cut he bounces up and demonstrates outstanding athletic ability to get down the line and into pursuit. Good agility and body control. Uses a spin move to get off block and out of trouble. Inconsistent to fight pressure. Must escape on first move or can get walled off. Is generally “all in” on his first explosive gap penetration. He relies on his quickness to push the play deep. He plays within the scheme of the defense. Many times he takes himself out of a play because he can be single blocked. Good ability to disengage blocker and find the ball. Long arms and big hands. Question instincts at times, especially when fooled on screen passes when he takes the bait. His strength is more of a one gap penetrator as an under tackle in a four man front. Plays with good hip flex and knee bend, but gets rolled out if he gets too high. Plays quick, but not always strong. McCoy’s productivity over his career is not as good as several linemen that will be drafted after him. Edge speed:left 2.09, right 2.30. OSR:10/20. First round. (A-33 3/4, H-10 1/4, BP-23, 10-1.75).

Friday, October 26, 2012

Draft Rewind 2010 - Golden Tate - Seattle Seahawks

What Ourlads NFL Scouting Services said about GOLDEN TATE: Notre Dame, 5101 199 4.46. Junior entry. Started 22 games. Explosive ascending receiver with top end athletic ability and strong hands. Exceptional eyehand coordination and runs like a running back after catch. Excellent foot quickness. Will run the ball on fly sweeps. Has good contact balance after making a tough catch. Good body control to lay out for a pass. Green and raw in all pass receiving skills. Few pass patterns are run the same way. Needs work on all his pass routes. However he does make defensive backs miss in space. Concentrates on ball to make the overhead catch. Good hands but will drop a ball at times. Smart and instinctive receiver with good football intelligence. Dropped a potential touchdown pass versus Michigan, but came back and snagged the ball and ran 21 yards for a touchdown. Catches the ball in a crowd. Will go up and pluck the ball. Excellent competitor. Does come back to the ball. Returns punts. Breaks tackles with his strong legs. A willing downfield blocker. Mentally and physically tough. Has all the tools, just needs to be refined. OSR:14/37. First/second round. (A-30 1/2, H-9 1/4, VJ-35, SS-4.36).

Thursday, October 25, 2012

Draft Rewind 2005 - Alex Smith - San Francisco 49ers

What Ourlads NFL Scouting Services said about ALEX SMITH: Utah, 6041 217 4.76. Underclassman eligible. Two-year starter. Productive in shotgun offense. Good athlete who makes plays with his feet. Played in an option oriented offense where the quarterback’s feet and legs are a key to the offense. Urban Meyers’ Bowling Green quarterbacks, Josh Harris and Omar Jacobs, have put up outstanding statistics in this offense. An edge type spread-thefield scheme that features option, running the corner, and ball control passing. Arm strength is still suspect. Can he throw it with velocity through a small window? Rhythm type passer who will have numerous nuances of a professional style offense to learn. Needs to get stronger overall. Good field presence, decisions, and ball placement to receivers. Needs work on taking conventional snap, driving away from center, and setting up quickly at throwing point. Work is needed on deep outs and crossing patterns. Steps into his throws. Strong intangibles: decision making, student of the game, intelligent, competitor, and solid character. Of the top three quarterback prospects, he has the longest way to come to start in the NFL.

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Draft Rewind 2006 - Jeromey Clary - San Diego Chargers

What Ourlads NFL Scouting Services said about JEROMEY CLARY: Kansas State, 6061 309 5.27. Three-year starter. Angular and slender build. Plays with a wide base. Will get driven back if he doesn’t play with good knee bend. Tendency to play high. Physical on down and combination blocks to second level. Athletic workout was in the middle of 43 linemen at the Combine. Long arms. Average body control and the ability to block in space. Better in a confined area. Position/wall off blocker. Not an explosive player. Average first step quickness. Inconsistent to lock on and control defender. Will lose his feet and go to the ground if he lunges. Some waist bend at times. High on pulls. Walls off support player. Inconsistent to finish his blocks. Has the frame to get bigger and stronger. Fifth/sixth round. (A-33 1/2, H-9 1/4, BP-DNP, 10-1.85).

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Draft Rewind 2009 - Brandon Gibson - St. Louis Rams

What Ourlads NFL Scouting Services said about BRANDON GIBSON: Washington State, 6003 210 4.55. Three-and-a-half year starter. Possession type receiver. Soft hands. Will reach and pluck the ball away from his body. Caught 185 balls over four years. Flashes some run after catch ability. Needs more strength to fight through press coverage. Has quickness into and out of his breaks. Can gain quick separation from defensive backs. Better than average athlete that has good eye-hand coordination. Experience at reading coverages from multiple alignments. Did not work out at the Combine. Right hamstring injury. Has an injury history of hip, knee, elbow, and heel injuries. Seventh round. (A-32, H-9 1/4, VJ-34, SS-4.54). Originally drafted by Philadelphia.