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Combine Notes: Part IV.

By TOM

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2018 Group Two DLs.

By TOM

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#24 Ola Adeniyi- Toledo, 6-1.1, 248, 31 3/4" arms, S-1.68, (4.83-4.11),- He looks like a great athlete. Wide build. He played standing up. He is a small school tweener. A 4.83 is a bad number for him. Nice punch. Nice bend and Rip. Sunk his hips well. Great power in hands in stack and shed drill. Nice feet moving laterally. Moved backward too high in passing drill. Wide base moving laterally. Nice COD moving back to left. 31 3/4" arms was not a good number for him. He had some quicks opening hips to the right. He is a Day Three Edgerusher.

2017: Named second-team All-MAC...Finished the year with 66 tackles, tied for fourth on the team...Led team and finished third in MAC with 20.0 tackles for loss...Team-high 8.5 sacks, fifth in the MAC...Led team in tackles in three games...Had at least one TFL in all but one game.

#25 Dorance Armstrong- Kansas, 6-3.5, 257, 34 3/4" Arms, S-1.70-1.73, (4.88-4.96),- He is not very good. Ab-so-lute-ly hapless against the run. He is a 3rd down rusher only. More comfortable rushing upfield. Nice slap. Very good Rip. Great quicks moving upfield. Nice agility turning corner on right. More quick than strong. Needs more balance. He moved very well in passing drill. He has some snap in his hips. Terrific hips in open drill. He really opened his hips smooth and easy. He looked like he could be excellent in coverage in drills.

He looked like an OLB in drills at Combine. "Don't read too much into that sack total this year," a scout said. "They didn't really cut him loose this year. I still like the talent and he will help himself at the Combine." He is a Day Three wing and a prayer speed rusher, who was surprisingly good dropping backwards in space. 

He looked better at the Combine than at Kansas. A 7.12 in the 3-Cone was a great number for him. He was also top five for DLs in the Short Shuttle-4.23, and 60-Yard Shuttle-11.82. His explosion numbers were not great. He might be an odd tweener, caught between a 4-3 OLB and a 3-4 OLB. 

Career Summary: Played in 24 games … Started 17 contests … Recorded 79 tackles … Disrupted 25.0 plays in the opponents’ backfield … Tallied 13.5 sacks … Broke up four passes … Ripped loose three fumbles … Recovered two fumbles … Hurried the quarterback six times.

#26 Ade Aruna- Tulane, 6-4.5, 262, 34" Arms, S-1.74-1.64, (4.61-4.64),- He is an OLB/DE. Lost his feet a little in drills. Balance is an issue for him. A 4.61 is a good number for him. Nice hands in stack and shed. Sunk his hips. A little high and clumsy. Nice lateral movement. A little tight hipped in transition. He really looks the part. 

He might get drafted in the 7th, but is more likely URFA. Terrific size and 34" arms make him look like a better prospect than he is. A 10'8" Broad jump and 38.5" Vert are great explosion numbers for him. He is an NFL athlete will need to be developed into an NFL player. 

Career Notes: Four-year letterman...Played in 44 games with 34 starts at defensive end...Possessed 107 total tackles (70 solo, 37 assists) with 19.0 tackles for loss of 99 yards...Boasts three forced fumbles, three fumble recoveries and four pass break-ups...Recorded 12.0 sacks for loss of 80 yards. 2017: Played in all 12 games with 11 starts...Recorded 25 tackles (14 solo, 11 assists), 3.0 TFL (all sacks) for a total of 24 yards, three QB hurries, two pass breakups and one fumble recovery...invited to the 2018 NFLPA Collegiate Bowl.

#27? Drew Brown- Virginia, 6-3.3, 296, 31, 34 1/2, S-1.77-1.73, (U 5.11-5.04), (O) 5.03, 31 Reps, 28" Vert, 101" Broad, 7.51 3-Cone, 4.48 SS,- He is a pure explosion 3-Tech. Great high school player. Moves so well for a big guy in slap drill. He moved like a D-end in club rips drill. Excellent job in stack and shed drill. He was as good as it gets. He has some good COD. Top prospect out of high school, who didn't develop as hoped, until this past season. 

He did not test well at the Combine. "He will give you everything he's got and he's got good size so he has a chance," a scout said. "But if you can't rush at all, and you aren't a very good athlete, then you go way down the pecking order on our draft board." Running in the 5.0's were good numbers for him at almost 300-pounds.

AT VIRGINIA: 201 - Started all 13 of UVA's games ... made six tackles, 2.0 tackles for loss and caused a fumble against Indiana ... made one stop against UConn ... made two tackles at Boise State, including one sack for a loss of seven yards ... made two tackles in win over Duke ... recorded four tackles and 1.0 tackle for a loss at North Carolina ... made three stops against Boston College ... made five tackles, three of which were tackles for loss at Pitt ... had huge third-down sack for a 10-yard loss against the Panthers ... made eight stops and 1.5 tackles for a loss against Georgia Tech ... added a 0.5 sack against the Yellow Jackets, teaming up with Juan Thornhill to force a fourth and 15 on Georgia Tech's final drive ... made three stops at Louisville ... made three tackles and 0.5 sack at No. 2 Miami ... made five stops against Virginia Tech ... made four tackles against Navy in the Military Bowl, including sharing a sack with Malcolm Cook ... also finished with 1.5 tackles for loss against the Midshipmen.

#28 Bradley Chubb- N.C. State, 6-4.3, 269, 24, 34, S-1.63-1.64, (4.66-4.71), (O) 4.65, 24 Reps, 36" Vert, 10'1" Broad, 7.37 3-Cone, 4.41 SS,- He is an amazing freak athlete. To run 4.66 at 269-pounds is a great number. He moves like a linebacker out in space. He was incredibly fast and quick in club rip drill. I'm not sure you want him too, but he could play OLB in a 3-4 and would have no trouble dropping. Explosive in stack and shed. Nice burst in COD drill. He was in the hybrid drills. He looked like a DE.

A 36" Vert and a 10'1 Broad Jump for a 270-pound guy are amazing explosion numbers. He plays to those elite explosion numbers. He ran an official 4.65 Forty. He also had 34" arms, which he used to perfection in the rush. But most important, he has that knack for hitting the quarterback. He was the best Defender on Tape last season, and only Saquon Barkley can lay claim to playing better last year, maybe.

AS A SENIOR (2017): Ranks 12th in school history with 34 career tackles for loss. His 16 career sacks rank 10th on the all-time list. AS A JUNIOR (2016): Ended the season ranked fourth in the FBS in tackles for loss (22) and second in the ACC. He was the national leader at the end of the regular season. 22 tackles for loss was the second-best mark in school history. Only No. 1 NFL draft pick Mario Williams had more in a season for the Pack. Ranked fourth in the league and 19th nationally in sacks (10.5). That mark tied for third on the Wolfpack single-season list. Named the team’s Defensive MVP for 2016. A third-team All-ACC performer. Had a season high four TFLs in the win at Syracuse. Named the ACC Defensive Lineman of the Week for the Notre Dame win and was a second-team All-ACC performer. Elected a team captain for the season. Chosen to wear Mario Williams’ honored No. 9 jersey. Added 25 lbs in the past year. Named to the preseason watch list for the Bednarik Award.

#29 Marcus Davenport- UTSA, 6-5.6, 264, 22, 33 5/8, S-1.74-1.63, (U 4.61-4.59), (0) 4.58! 22 Reps, 33.5" Vert, 10'4" Broad! 7.20 3-Cone, 4.41 SS,- Getting a 4.61 is a great number. He needed to show he is the elite athlete he showed on Tape. He did that at the Combine. He is a small school project. Getting an Official 4.5 next to his name was top 10 lock number. He just keeps dominating the post season. Being top five in Forty and Broad (10'4!) are as good as it gets for edgerushers.

Terrific in space drill. He will be picked up by a 3-4 teams to play OLB. Great moving laterally. Nice bend through Rip. Quick and fast in stack and shed. Smooth athlete. Great quick feet. He was so smooth and natural in drop dill. Much better in hybrid drills than Chubb. He looked like he played safety as some point. He was excellent in coverage. Great quicks opening hips.

Great Combine. He was top five in the Forty (O 4.58), and Broad jump (10'4" Broad). He played to that speed and explosion numbers. He also got a LB like 7.2 in the 3 Cone. He added 30-punds of muscle the past two years, but it took him a while to play up to that weight.

Senior (2017): Tabbed 2017 Conference USA Defensive Player of the Year and first-team all-conference … accepted an invitation to play in the Reese’s Senior Bowl on Jan. 27 in Mobile, Ala. … member of the Chuck Bednarik Award and Wuerffel Trophy watch lists … Senior CLASS Award candidate … posted 55 tackles and set school records with 17.5 tackles for loss, 8.5 sacks and eight quarterback hurries … also tallied four pass breakups, three forced fumbles and a fumble return for a touchdown … finished his UTSA career as the program's all-time leader in tackles for loss (38.0), sacks (22.0) and QB hurries (21) … posted a tackle for loss in eight different contests … registered 44 tackles, 14 TFLs, 6.5 sacks and all three of his forced fumbles in league play … named C-USA Defensive Player of the Week on Oct. 23 after recording a career-high-tying 11 stops, 3.5 TFLs and a pair of sacks and returning a fumble 34 yards for a TD in the 20-7 win against Rice

#30 Matt Dickerson- UCLA, 6-4.5, 292, 33 1/4, S-1.81-1.84, (U 5.07-5.14),- He is a 5-Tech, I guess? I don't know why he is running with the D-end. Heavy feet. Not the smoothest. Takes second to change direction. Great club on both pads in club rip drill. Explosive in stack and shed. Lowered hips nicely. He is a late Day Three 5-tech. 

2017: Started all seven games he saw action in during the season ... Credited with 21 tackles, 1.0 tackles for loss (vs. Texas A&M) on the year ... Posted a season-best five tackles in games against three opponents (Texas A&M, at Stanford and at Arizona) ... Recorded multiple tackles in six of the seven games ... Sat out the balance of the season due to injury.

2016: Saw action in 12 games with eight starts along the defensive line ... Ranked ninth on the team with 37 tackles ... Made multiple tackles in nine games on the season ... Had season best of seven tackles, to match his career-high, at Washington State and five stops at Texas A&M.

#31 Duke Ejiofor- Wake Forest, 6-4, 264, 34 7/8" Arms! 9 3/4" Hands,- He is a big D-end in the Deatrich Wise mold. He was a great stack and shed player at Wake Forest. He had a better season in 2016, "When he showed off a growing frame, closing speed, and a spin move to garner third-team All-ACC from league coaches and media," Lance Zierlein, "with 50 tackles, 17 for loss, 10.5 sacks, an interception, three pass break-ups and two forced fumbles." He is a smart, old school, and a Patriots type player. He could be a steal in the late 3rd or 4th Round, like Wise. 

2016 (Redshirt Junior): Was a consensus third-team All-ACC selection as a junior ... Named third team by the Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association, Associated Press and Phil Steele ... Nominee for the Bednarik Award ... Led Wake Forest with 10.5 sacks and was second on the team with 17 tackles for loss ... Finished the year fourth in the ACC in sacks with 0.81 per game ... Finished eighth in the ACC in tackles for loss with 17 ... Tied for the league lead with 8.5 sacks against ACC opponents ... Set the school record for sacks by a junior with 10.5, breaking the previous mark of 10.0 ... Finished fifth on the team with 50 tackles ... Tied for the team lead with four QB hurries.

#32 Kylie Fitts- Utah, 6-3.6, 263, 33, S-1.61, (U 4.69), (O) 4.69, 31 Reps, 32.5" Vert, 9'9" Broad, 6.88 3-Cone, 4.19 SS, 11.82 60-Yard,- He looked more like a 4-3 OLB than a 3-4 OLB. He had a very good post season. He struggled with injuries his whole career. I like how he moved out in space. He can make some plays in coverage. Very nice feet in bags drill, and kept his feet up and moving through all that trash. That was excellent. He has a shot to go on Day Two. 

Struggled a little going backward to forward. Nice slap. He moved very well flattening the corner. Light hands. Light and airy in stack and shed drill, which not a compliment. He looked good in COD. Very nice job in drop drill. Excellent quicks opening hips in open drill. Nice quick feet. He will be able to cover in NFL. 

He was top five in the 3-Cone, Short Shuttle, and 60-Yard shuttle with a 6.88, 4.19, and 11.82. With those quickness and COD numbers, he could end up a Patriot in the 4th Round. I really liked the way the moved in Senior Bowl practices, but he didn't really produce numbers in the game. He struggled to stay healthy in college. So he is a risky pick in Day Two, but could still be a good pick up on Day Three if he can stay healthy.

UTAH: One of the top defensive ends in the conference when healthy … severely limited by injuries his last two seasons. 2017: Played and started in 10 games … missed three complete games and saw very limited time in five others due to injuries … three sacks ranked third on the team … 23 tackles … one forced fumble and one pass breakup … career-high eight tackles (1.0 sack) against Oregon … two sacks, three tackles and a forced fumble against San Jose State.

#33 John Franklin- Stephen F. Austin, 6-3.7, 283, , S-1.71, (4.79-4.76)- He looks like a good athlete. He is another big DE, that looks like a 5-Tech/DT. Terrific feet. He can really move in space. Excellent athlete. Nice quick feet. Great feet in trash drill. Really was great moving forward and backwards. 

Fast through the drill, but cheated it a little. Needs work on his Rip. He showed some heavy hands in stack and shed drill. Sunk his hips well. A little slower in COD. He ran an official 4.75 in the Forty. A small school, Day Three, developmental prospect who really looked the part at the Combine.

2016 (Junior): First team All-Southland Conference selection ... Academic All-Southland Conference selection ... Played in all 11 games for the Lumberjacks with nine starts at defensive end ... Finished the year with 32 tackles, including 20 solo stops, with 14.5 tackles for loss, 8.0 sacks, four forced fumbles and nine quarterback hurries ... Led the SLC in both QBH and forced fumbles, ranking eighth nationally ... Was fourth in the league in both sacks and tackles for loss, ranking 41st and 43rd, respectively, nationally ... Key member of SFA's defensive line that ranked among national leaders in both tackles for loss and sack.

#34 Da'Shawn Hand- Alabama, 6-3.5, 297, 28, 34 3/8" Arms, S-1.76 (4.84-4.92), 28 Reps 31.5: Vert 111" Broad, 7.98 3-Cone, 4.62 Short Shuttle- He is a huge DE. He will probably end up at 5-Tech. He looked great out on the edge at his size. But he didn't make enough plays. He is a rare athlete, but he needs to be moved inside a little. He is not a pure DT either. He is  bit of a Tweener, who is likely to fall into the 2nd. He can play in even and odd fronts, and might be best in a 3-4 where he move around the line at all five position: 5-T, NT (to rush), and OLB.

He moved well for a 300-pounder in space. But he needs to be inside more. How does a guy that size move like that on the field. Pretty good in trash drill, which is saying something for his size. Hands were a little light in club-Rip drill. I love how he turned the corner in club Rip Drill. Too finesse in stack and shed drill. 34.3" Arms is a great number for him. 

"Has ability as reduced rusher," Zierlein. "Good short area burst down the line. Heavy pads as tackler. Strong core and sturdy base prevent him from being bullied at point of attack. Plus lateral quickness to range and challenge plays to perimeter." 

2017: A powerful lineman who worked on the inside and outside for the Crimson Tide in his final season at the Capstone ... earned Second Team All-SEC honors from the conference coaches ... sat out three games following an injury against Ole Miss ... saw time in 11 games with nine starts ... collected 27 stops with 3.5 tackles for loss (-25 yards) and three sacks (-23 yards) ... also recovered a fumble.

#35 Marquis Haynes- Ole Miss, 6-2.3, 235, 23, 33 1/4, S-1.67, (U 4.68-4.7), 32" Vert, 10'3" Broad, 7.14 3-Cone! 4.45 SS- He is one of my favorite rushers to watch. He looked like David battling Goliath in the rush, and wins a lot more than he should. He did a good job in space drills. He can cover better than given credit. He can really move backwards. Great feet. Underrated. Great feet and hips in trash drill, and moved incredibly well. Great athlete. He can play some off the ball LB. I love how he moves forward to the QB. 

One of the best flattening the Corner. Explosive. He was the fastest in club rip drill. Great job in stack and shed. He showed some burst in COD. A little tight in drop drill. He has some suddenness in his hips in drop drill. He had some great snap in his hips opening in open drill. Loved his suddenness out of his pedal in open drill. He really needed that. He doesn’t have the size to be a full time rusher. I wasn't sure he could cover, but he showed it was just a matter of reps. He had a great 7.14 3-Cone. 

"Explodes out of the starting blocks with his get-off as rusher," Zierlein. "Pure speed can bend and buzz the edge to attack the quarterback. Not overly bendy, but uses his forward lean to play under the tackle's hands. Plays with dogged pursuit of the quarterback and secondary effort leads to sacks."

CAREER: Is the Rebels' modern-era career sacks leader (since 1983) with 32, surpassing Greg Hardy's mark of 26.5 ... Also holds the modern-era career TFL record with 47.5, surpassing Derrick Burgess' mark of 42.

2017: Earned second team All-SEC honors by the Associated Press, Coaches and Phil Steele ... Named to watch lists for Hendricks Award (best DE), Bednarik Award (Defensive Player of the Year), Maxwell Award (best College Player), Nagurski Trophy (best defensive player) and Lott IMPACT Trophy (top defensive player) ... Tallied 45 tackles on the season ... Led team with 11.5 tackles for loss and three forced fumbles ... Finished fifth in the SEC with 7.5 sacks.

#36 Jalyn Holmes- Ohio State, 6-4.7, 283, 34, S-1.72, (4.84-4.83), (O) 4.82, 25 Reps, 32" Vert- He is another of my favorites to watch, but I'm not sure where he plays. He was not a fulltime starter, but was named team Captain. I never heard of that before. Very well respected by teammates. He has the size of an inside guy, and moves like a linebacker. He has the size of a 5-Tech, but he played OLB/DE. It is amazing the size of the DEs in this Draft. 

It is amazing how he moved in space at 280. His speed, athleticism, and ability to play in space ratio has been unseen before. He looks like a guy who will end up at 5-Tech in the NFL, and still be able to hit the QB. He has amazing movements skills on the field for a 5-Tech looking guy. He can play the edge a little as well. Could be a steal on Day Three.

Nice COD. He looked more his size in trash drill. He was a little cautious. But he still showed he had some quick feet. He got a little high but still moved well in club rip. Huge thighs. Nice job stacking in stack and shed. Nice burst forward. Smooth turner. He was a little slow in open drill. He was a disaster in open drill. He is not an OLB in coverage. 

"Long-limbed with frame to pack on more functional muscle," Zierlein said. "Looks awkward in movements, but is sneaky strong. Can shudder a blocker's pads with strong pop from his hands. Conversion of speed to power as a bull rusher is impressive when he gets momentum rolling downhill. Played inside a scheme that asked defensive linemen to give themselves up with slants which limited production."

Ohio State Overview: Jalyn Holmes, a true senior for the Buckeyes in 2017 and a team captain, played in 51 games and made nine starts in 2017 along a defensive line overflowing with talent. Holmes played in 11 games during the Buckeyes' 2014 national championship season and he was a part of bowl victories over Alabama (Sugar Bowl), Oregon (CFB national championship game), Notre Dame (Fiesta Bowl) and USC (Cotton Bowl). He also was on Big Ten title-winning teams in 2014 and 2017. A two-time all-conference honoree, Holmes racked up 84 career tackles along with 14.0 tackles-for-loss and 5.5 quarterback sacks. He also contributed four pass break-ups, three forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries. He is nearing completion of his degree in family resource management.

#37 Sam Hubbard- Ohio State, 6-5.3, 270, 33 1/8" Arms, 35" Vert, 9'8" Broad, 6.84 3-Cone! 4.32 SS, 11.61 60-Yard Shuttle!-  He showed up at the Combine at 270-pounds. That is ridiculous. A guy his size should not be able to move like he does. This year class of D-ends is huge. I always saw him as a edge guy who could stand up and put a hand down, but he has Deatrich Wise size. He is a hand in the dirt D-end, who can also step outside to OLB and rush or drop. Great versatility. 

He can hit the QB, and at 270 he should be a force against the run as well. Terrific moving out in space. A little choppy feet moving backwards. But he looked like he could drop into the flat and maybe cover a bigger RB or TE. He is a fluid athlete, even after adding 20-pounds of muscle the past couple years. 

He got a 6.84 in the 3-Cone Drill! That is incredible. I have never seen a 270-pound guy run a 3-Cone in less than 7-seconds. That is a freak number that jumps off the charts. He will not get past the Pats at 31 with a number like that. He also was top 5 in the 60-Cone shuttle with a 11.61. That is a test of quicks and COD, like the 3-Cone, but also endurance as you obviously have to run 60-yards in all the changes of direction. At 270-pounds that is really unheard of. 

Terrific job moving forwards and backwards in trash drill. More smooth than twitchy. Smooth through club rip. Terrific technician. Really extended his arms in stack and shed. He has some suddenness bursting outside. He showed some quicks turning upfield. A little tight in drop drill. Better hips in second attempt. Opened hips well. He has some quicks opening his hips in open drill. He had some surprising suddenness in open drill.

Ohio State Overview: Sam Hubbard graduated from Ohio State in December of 2017 with his degree in finance and elected to bypass his fourth and final season of eligibility to enter the 2018 NFL Draft. He spent four years at Ohio State, was a first-team Academic All-American in 2016 and was a force along the defensive line for Ohio State teams that posted a combined record of 35-5 (49-6 counting his red-shirt year of 2014) including a 23-3 record vs. Big Ten teams and a 3-0 mark vs. Michigan. During this time the Buckeyes won national and Big Ten championships in 2014, won a Big Ten and Cotton Bowl championship in 2017 and a Fiesta Bowl title in 2015. He played in 40 games for his career and made 22 starts at defensive end. He ranks 15th all-time at Ohio State in both quarterback sacks with 17.0 and tackles-for-loss yardage with 154. He contributed 29.5 total tackles for loss during his career and 116 tackles. He also had an interception, three pass break-ups, two fumble recoveries and three forced fumbles.

#38 Arden Key- LSU, 6-5, 238, 33 1/2" Arms, 31", 9'9" Br, 7.16 3-C, 4.25 SS!- While the other DEs in this Draft were adding weight, he was losing it. Ton of Character Concerns. I wouldn't Draft him. He could turn into a great edgerusher, but I just don't trust him. He will end up on Day Two, where a team can hope the breakdown he had after the 2016 season is over.

He was an elite rusher in 2016. He garnered 12 Sacks in 2016, and looked like a superstar. Then he lost his mind in the off season, some say from "weed". He struggled in the rush in 2017. He had more Sacks in 2015 as a true freshman (5), then he did in 2017 (4). He was oddly much better against the run in 2017. Which is what he was in 2017, odd. 

"You come back to the old question of what will a player do with more time and more money as a pro," a scout said. "Key's background tells you it could be a big problem for him. Not only that, but he had seven sacks over the last two years where he didn't have to beat the tackle." 

He is built like Patriot Killer Jason Taylor. He was top five in the Short Shuttle with an impressive 4.25 at 6-5! Elite feet moving over the bags in trash drill. He looked great going forward and backwards through bags. Long, tall, and lanky. Heavy hands. Flattened the corner well. Very twitchy in club rip. 

Showed more heaviness in his hands than I though in stack and shed. Instant COD when starting sometimes. I like how he moved in COD drill. Moved great lateral with a great burst outside in hybrid drill. Smooth athlete in drop drill. A little tight opening hips. He goes from smooth to tight too much. Very quick feet moving backwards.

CAREER: Played 31 games with 28 starts in three years at LSU ... Opted to forgo his senior season at LSU and entered his name into the 2018 NFL Draft ... Finished career with 130 tackles, 26.5 tackles for loss, 21 sacks and 28 quarterback hurries ... The 21 sacks tie with Gabe Northern for third place in LSU history ... Set the LSU single-season sack record in 2016 with 12 sacks ... Two-time first team All-SEC selection as well as being a Freshman All-American in 2015.

#39 Harold Landry- Boston College, 6-2.3, 252, 24, 32 7/8" Arms, 24 Reps, (S-1.59, 1.6), (U 4.65), (O) 4.64, 24 Reps, 36" Vert, 9'11" Broad, 6.88 3-Cone! 4.19 SS! 11.35 60-yard!- He was great at the Combine. That 1.59 10-Yard Split was a great time for him. Great athlete. He has the best bend in the Draft. He can bend so low that he is knee level to the ORT, flatten, and hit the QB. Elite ankle flexion. Once he got the dreaded high ankle sprain his season was really over in 2017, but he kept on trying to play. 

Hubbard put up some incredible numbers, but Laundry beat him. Granted, Hubbard was 18-pounds heavier, but his arms were only a 1/4" longer. Both were top five in the 3-Cone and 60-Yard. Hubbard was a little quicker in the 3-C. But Landry was also top five in the Short Shuttle, and was quicker in the 60-Yard Shuttle as well. Elite quicks and burst testing at the Combine.

I was a little disappoint with his arm length, but his 1.59 10-yard split was a great number for. He can bend and turn the Corner like Von Miller. The best bend I've seen since Miller, though Von ran a 4.5 Forty! Great quick feet. A little stiff going forward through trash drill. Terrific core strength. I like how he clubbed the bag, and then hit it with his shoulder in Club rip drill. Nice slap in club rip drill. He took a spill in second club rip. 

He was the lowest in stack and shed drill. He plays, stays, and runs lower than anyone. I liked how he moved in COD drill. Soft hands in hybrid drill. Great job opening hips, and catching the ball in drop drill. He is so smooth and in control in drop drill. Natural hands catcher. Great feet and petal in open drill. He had some suddenness in break to the right in open drill. He showed some twitch in most drills.

He is an elite skilled rusher. He is great at speed to power, using his hands, and elite at turning the corner. "He's just like (Vic) Beasley coming out with the way he comes off the snap," Zierlein. " You remember how Beasley struggled early because he had to learn to be a pass rusher and not just a sprinter? I think Landry might be the same early on. When he puts it together, he'll do what Beasley did." I struggle to understand what some guys were watching when they watched BC sometimes. He has elite bend, and can flatten like a pancake. 

LANDRY’S CAREER HIGHS:
Tackles: 11 vs. Florida State, Sept. 18, 2015.
Tackles for loss: 5 vs. Wagner, Sept 24, 2016.
Sacks: 3 (3x) last vs. Virginia Tech, Oct. 7, 2017.
Forced Fumbles: 2 vs Maine, Sept. 5, 2015.
Fumbles Recovered: 1 at Louisville, Oct. 24, 2015.
Interceptions: 1 vs. Maryland, Dec. 26, 2016.
Long Interception Return: 20 yards vs. Maryland, Dec. 26, 2016
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NOTES: Set the Boston College single-season record with 16.5 sacks in 2016 ... second in the BC record book with 26.0 career sacks ... 47.5 career tackles for a loss rank second in BC history while his 22.0 in 2016 were second all-time in a single season.

2017 (SENIOR): Played in eight games before a season-ending ankle injury ended his year … was injured in the Virginia Tech game … 38 tackles and five sacks on the season … tied a career-high with three sacks against No. 16 Virginia Tech (10/7/17) … named to the All-ACC third team … SBNation.com honorable mention All-America selection … second on the team with five sacks in 2017 … five tackles, two TFLs, one sack and one pass breakup against Wake Forest (9/9/17) … season-high eight tackles and one TFL at No. 2 Clemson (9/23/17) … five tackles, two TFLs and a sack in the Central Michigan victory (9/30/17) … tied a career-high with three sacks against No. 16 Virginia Tech (10/7/17) … just the third player in college football since 2014 to have three, three sack games (Myles Garrett, Texas A&M; Derek Barnett, Tennessee) … moved into sole possession of second place in BC career history in sacks and TFLs after the Virginia Tech game.

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Fascist is as Fascist does. Beware American. President Jerkballs is pulling the cowardly republican Senate closer and closer to the cliff.

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The 1st Amendment to the Constitution is the greatest paragraph ever written by mankind. It is the truest diagram of how to ensure a free Country of citizens survives. But is is also a list of what to attack when you want to be a fascist dictator. President Jerkballs is attacking every article in the 1st Amendment. Beware suckers, or you will be subjugated:

 

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