2014 NFL Draft Scouting Reports
- LB Myles Jack- UCLA:
Incredible athlete who played both ways for a time at UCLA.
Top notch speed and explosion, capable of running with backs and tight ends in coverage and chasing down ball carriers in pursuit.
Does a really nice job avoiding open field blocks and shedding blocks when he can’t avoid them.
Does a nice job recognizing ...more
- DT A’Shawn Robinson- Alabama:
Excellent size and frame for a defensive tackle.
Great power and drive at the point of a attack, he routinely pushes interior linemen back into the backfield, blowing up plays.
Forces teams to double team him, opening up players around him.
Solid athleticism and quickness for his size
Sure tackler, who rarely lets a player ...more
- Since 2014 I have had the opportunity and honor to organize a live 7 Round Radio Mock Draft. Many fans express the desire to run a NFL draft room. However how many will scout 300 or more players, spend hours making the selections and take the heat if fans hate the picks. Well these brave ...more
- DT Sheldon Rankins- Louisville:
Lives in opponents backfields, racking up TFL, sacks and pressures.
Good athleticism for his size.
Very quick off the snap, makes it very tough for opposing linemen to anchor down.
Really strong at the point of attack, tough to move off his spot.
Has strong hand usage
Plays with very good leverage, giving him a big ...more
- DT Andrew Billings- Baylor:
Excellent NT/DT prospect who excels in all areas.
Incredible strength and power, drives offensive linemen into the backfield regularly
Plays with excellent leverage making it really difficult for opposing offensive linemen to slow him down.
Strong powerful hands that allows him to quickly shed blocks.
Quick off the snap and does a nice job ...more
- WR Laquon Treadwell- Mississippi:
Good size, coming in at 6’2” and 220lbs, he can be a strong outside receiver and red zone threat.
Good hands, does a nice job snatching the ball in the air and rarely lets the ball get into him.
Wins contested routes by timing his jumps well and body positioning to box out defenders.
- RB Ezekiel Elliott- Ohio State:
Excellent size/speed combo
Three down back, capable of being a workhorse in any offense.
Has elite talent and should quickly become one of the top backs in the league
Highly productive college runner who had big games even versus quality defenses.
Good vision and cut back ability making it hard to get a good hit ...more
- S/CB Jalen Ramsey- Florida State:
Track and football athlete at FSU, with just incredible speed and explosion to go along with excellent agility and acceleration.
Incredibly versatile player who has played outside corner, slot corner and safety in three years as a starter at Florida State.
Long player with long arms, can fit perfectly for a team ...more
- DE DeForest Buckner- Oregon:
Excellent size for a 3-4 DE, has the length to really disrupt pass lanes if he doesn’t get to the quarterback.
Got better each season, really had a big year in 2015, and should continue to develop going forward.
Has long arms and powerful hands that he can use to keep blockers off of ...more
- DE Joey Bosa- Ohio State:
Prototypical size with the frame to add weight if needed
Highly productive pass rusher in college
Wins with a variety of moves and counter moves
Good technical rusher who will exploit mistakes by offensive linemen to his advantage.
Really good first step, that helps gets offensive linemen on their heels early in the rush.
Has a ...more
- OT Laremy Tunsil- Mississippi:
Elite LT prospect who was excellent in college despite playing in a tough conference.
Excellent footwork and technique, rarely takes a false step or sets too high.
Seals the edge from speed rushers.
Good initial punch to help keep rushers off balance.
Fantastic pass blocker, should quickly be able to stonewall even the best edge rushers ...more
- QB Jared Goff- California
Highly productive college quarterback as a 3 year starter.
Good size and decent athleticism
Strong arm, with a quick release, does well with quick timing routes.
Shows really strong deep ball accuracy.
Displays good footwork
When given good protection, Goff performs at a high level
Has had some turnover issues in his career, between interceptions and fumbles.
Takes more ...more
- QB Carson Wentz- North Datoka State
Excellent size for a QB, coming in at 6’5” and 230lbs
Good athleticism, which allows him to buy time in the pocket and pick up short yardage
Strong, accurate arm capable of making all the throws.
Quick easy release that can allow him to throw an accurate ball under pressure.
Handles pressure ...more
- CB Vernon Hargreaves III - Florida:
Really good all-around athlete with good speed and explosion.
Has excellent ball skills, and shows a consistent ability to either win contested balls or knock it away.
Has natural feet and he doesn’t waste any steps in coverage or in coming up for run support.
Not afraid to come up and make the ...more
- Just a few years ago you'd be hard pressed to generate a great deal of excitement regarding this AAC duel. However things have changed, my 2014 All-Emerging Team, Second Team QB, Paxton Lych was a player who was on my pre-season All Under-Appreciated Team watch list. Things have really changed for him as the draft ...more