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NFL Draft Profile #1: Nick Bosa

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Nick Bosa
College: Ohio State
Year: Junior
Position: EDGE

 

Measurements:

Height: 6’4″
Weight: 263lb

College Stats:

2016 (Freshman): 12 G, 29 TK, 7 TFL, 5 SK,
2017 (Sophomore): 13 G, 34 TK, 16 TFL, 8.5 SK, 2 PD
2018 (Junior): 3 G, 14 TK, 6 TFL, 4 SK, 1FF

Strengths:

  • Very strong at the point of attack with great physicality and explosiveness.
  • Has a large arsenal of effective pass rush moves that make great use of his long arms.
  • Able to quickly knock back blockers in his first couple steps which nearly always disrupts run plays.
  • Great bend and balance that allows him to get around the outside fast or cut back inside blocks.

Weaknesses:

  • First step and snap count anticipation seems off a lot of the time.
  • Only played three games this year before going down with a core injury that ended his season.
  • Occasional laps in play recognition on bootlegs and other misdirection plays.

Player Comparison: Joey Bosa 

Projected Draft Position: Top 3

Game Tape (Cut Up Corner): 

 

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