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OLB



last updated 2/21/2017


average is 23 OLB drafted with 9 top 100 overall weak class


1.Tim Williams Alabama 2nd SEC 6'3 252 8.5 sacks 15.5 tfl 3-4 type good great pass rusher slightly over rated


2. Takkarist McKinley UCLA  6'2 258 10 sacks 18 tfl great burst/athletic


3. TJ Watt Wisconsin Wisconsin 6'4 243 15.5 tfl 11.5 sacks junior season  JJ Watts brother 1st team Big 10 All Academic flexible, strong up body an ascending player


4. Ryan Anderson Alabama 6'2 253  character issues solid player strong good pass rusher lacks elite speed


5. Haason Reddick Temple 21 tfl hard worker, burst, fast twitch athlete with strong hands and elite production  lot to like



6. Carroll Phillips Illinois 6'3 237 20 tfl 9 sacks as a senior playing de  one of the quickest lbers' in draft JC kid might take a year or 2 before he starts but starter upside


7. Alex Anzalone  Florida 6'3 240 flashed at Senior Bowl 2X all academic long injury history but runs very well 


8. Trey Henderson Florida Atlantic 6'4 255  29 1/2 career sacks easily moves to 3-4 lber  runs very well in space  some Chris Long similarities


9. Vince Biegel   Wisconsin 6'3 242   8th best best 3-4 OLB in FBS this year per pff Senior Bowl
academic Big 10 4X times  team captain


10. Derek Rivers Youngstown St   6'4 250 371/2 career sacks Senior bowl played lde in college very quick off the ball, runs well lacks upper body strength solid kid


11.Ben Gedeon Michigan 6015/243 Senior Bowl

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12. Duke Riley LSU 6'1 230 Senior Bowl 93 tackles 9 tfl as a senior has the speed to start.  runs very well lacks upper body strength  one year wonder wonderlic?


 13. Calvin Munson,  San Diego State  6'1 245 Shrine game pff 42nd best college player before 2016 season solid kid 2016 ALL-MOUNTAIN WEST FIRST TEAM Lott IMPACT Trophy Watch List career 301 tackles 35.5 tfl and 18 sacks


14 Tyus Bowser Houston 6024 244 21.5,career sacks  27.5 career tfl, also had eight pass breakups, two interceptions, three forced fumbles shrine/senior bowl  elite motor solid person


15 Elijah Lee Kansas St 6'1 215 all academic, good tackler very good in coverage solid sub package st type player


16 Josh Carraway TCU  All academic senior bowl 17 sacks last 2 years
College: Texas Christian 

Jimmy Gilbert Colorado 6'5 234 6 career forced fumbles ..8.5, sacks, 10.5 tfl as a senior . dad played professional basketball in Europe.  Mom and sister played college basketball very articulate,  smart nice later rd pick

17. DeVonte Fields Louisville  6'3 242 kicked off TCU hitting his girlfriend 3-4 pass rusher wonderlic? has talent in 2015 19 total pressures, including nine sacks, over his last four games.

18. Dylan Donahue West Georgia 6'3 243   .  13.5  sacks in 2016 ND 25.5 for his aceer.  dad played 4 years in the NFL
Eligwe Marcus Georgia Southern

19. Dylan Cole   Missouri St  6'0 233  finalist for Buck Buchanan Award  CoSIDA Academic All-District VI pick 457 career tackles

 Paul Magloire Arizona 6'0 225 former JC kid played SS at JC strong/explosive 81 tackles 5.5 tfl as a senior Shrine game


Tre'von Johnson, Weber St 6'0 233 All Academic 2X xteam captain  NFLPA game 

Anthony Walker Jr. Northwestern junior 6'1 235 looks smaller, not physical/exlpisive runs well

 

23. Praise Martin-Oguike Temple  6'1 255 lost 2 years after being falsely accused of rape.  Some of a Minister Nigerian born career 10 ff 27.7 tfl   really nice kid hope he makes some teams ps/53