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NFL Draft Profile #2: Ed Oliver

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Ed Oliver
College: Houston
Year: Junior
Position: DT


Height: 6’2″
Weight: 290lb

College Stats:

2016 (Freshman): 12 G, 65 TK, 22 TFL, 5 SK, 6 PD, 2 FF
2017 (Sophomore): 12 G, 73 TK,16.5 TFL, 5.5 SK, 3 PD, 2 FF


  • An absolute freak of an athlete (probably the most athletic interior lineman I’ve ever seen) with superstar potential.
  • Beats guys with leverage, speed and strength that makes him unstoppable.
  • Never gives up on a play and has a non-stop motor where he never seems to get tired. Allows him to be able to make plays that seem impossible.


  • Often gets away with beating guys with pure strength and speed and disregards technique. He may be in for a shock when things aren’t as easy in the NFL.
  • He is a little small to be lining up against the interior offensive lineman in the NFL.
  • Will need to take some time to learn some more pass rush moves to add to his repertoire.

Player Comparison: Aaron Donald

Projected Draft Position: Top-5

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