School: UCLA Position: DT Class: Junior Height: 6-3 Weight: 305 lbs Projected Draft Round: 4-6
“He’s powerful; incorporating a strong slap to knock would-be blockers away and the leg drive to simply walk opposing blockers into the pocket.” –Rob Rang (9/8/15)
Quality run stuffing tackle, but not a pure nose guard. Perfect example of high school star coming into the college game that probably overly depended on his raw physical skills that he developed early over proper technique. However, is progressing, and if he can work on leverage, hand technique, and footwork, could develop a pass rush game as well, allowing him to move into day two of the draft.
Also published on Medium.