Rob Engle

Rob Engle scouted privately starting in 2004. Rob participated in an internship with the Baltimore Ravens scouting department and is continuing his professional career by attending Miami University (Ohio) to obtain a degree in Strategic Communication. Rob is also a member of the Football Writers Association of America.


Scouting Report: Linval Joseph

April 23, 2010

Linval Joseph

Position: DT School: East Carolina Height: 6’4 1/2“ Weight: 328 lbs Class: Junior 40 time: 5.10 Overall Grade: 6.35 Draft Projection: 2nd Round

Non-position specific categories

Category Max. Value Grade Height/Weight 6 6 Speed 8 4 Quickness/Agility 10 5 Strength/Explosion 10 9.5 Athletic Ability 8 4 Durability 8 7 Character 6 5 Production/Experience 6 4.5 Toughness 8 6 Potential 10 9.5

Defensive Line Specific Categories

Category Max. Value Grade Run Stopping 8 6 Pass Rushing 8 5.5 Awareness 8 4 Hand Placement 8 6.5

Explanation of Player Grading System

Strengths

Great size and length – especially for a 3-4 end. A lot of functional strength. Shoots out of his stance and has the power to knock people back. Can beat double teams. Good hand placement and plays with good leverage. Equally good pass rusher and run stuffer. (read more…)

Scouting Report: Mike Williams

April 23, 2010

Mike Williams

Position: WR School: Syracuse Height: 6’1 1/2“ Weight: 221 lbs Class: RS-Junior 40 time: 4.59 Overall Grade: 5.94 Draft Projection: 3rd Round

Non-position specific categories

Category Max. Value Grade Height/Weight 6 5 Speed 8 5 Quickness/Agility 10 5.5 Strength/Explosion 10 8.5 Athletic Ability 8 6.5 Durability 8 7 Character 6 0.5 Production/Experience 6 3 Toughness 8 6.5 Potential 10 9

Wide Receiver Specific Categories Category Max. Value Grade Route Running 10 8.5 Hands 10 9 Blocking 4 3 Short Routes 8 7 Deep Routes 8 75 Elusiveness/YAC 8 4

Explanation of Player Grading System

Strengths

Very good size and bulk for a WR, which is one of the first things you look at in a guys ability to potential be your #1. Big, soft, natural hands catcher who almost never lets the ball into his body. Great route (read more…)

Scouting Report: T.J. Ward

April 23, 2010

T.J. Ward

Position: S School: Oregon Height: 5’10 1/2“ Weight: 211 lbs Class: RS-Senior 40 time: 4.59 Overall Grade: 5.88 Draft Projection: 2nd-3rd Round Fringe

Non-position specific categories

Category Max. Value Grade Height/Weight 6 5.5 Speed 8 6 Quickness/Agility 10 7 Strength/Explosion 10 8 Athletic Ability 8 6 Durability 8 5 Character 6 5 Production/Experience 6 5 Toughness 8 7 Potential 10 6.5

Defensive Back Specific Categories

Category Max. Value Grade Ball Skills 10 3 Man Coverage 10 9 Zone Coverage 10 6.5 Tackling 6 5 Run Stopping 6 5 Hips/Lateral Movement 8 5.5 Physicality 6 5

Explanation of Player Grading System

Strengths

Physical safety. Good size, but some teams probably wish he was a little taller. Has good hip rotation and when he came to Oregon they were going to put him at corner. Is excellent in man (read more…)

Scouting Report: Ed Dickson

April 22, 2010

Ed Dickson

Position: TE School: Oregon Height: 6’4 1/8" Weight: 229 lbs Class: RS-Senior 40 time: 4.66 Overall Grade: 6.04 Draft Projection: 2nd-3rd Round Fringe

Non-position specific categories

Category Max. Value Grade Height/Weight 6 5 Speed 8 7 Quickness/Agility 10 8.5 Strength/Explosion 10 4 Athletic Ability 8 7 Durability 8 7 Character 6 5 Production/Experience 6 4.5 Toughness 8 5 Potential 10 8.5

Tight Ends Specific Categories

Category Max. Value Grade Blocking 8 4.5 Hands 8 7.5 Route Running/Separation 8 6 Red Zone Threat 8 5

Explanation of Player Grading System

Strengths

Very athletic tight end with good size. Natural hands catcher. Very fluid and a natural runner. Very good after the catch and is very elusive for a guy his size. Has the speed to be a vertical threat and stretch the middle of the field. Decent blocker. (read more…)

Scouting Report: J.D. Walton

April 22, 2010

J.D. Walton

Position: C School: Baylor Height: 6’2 5/8“ Weight: 300 lbs Class: Senior 40 time: 5.22 Overall Grade: 6.59 Draft Projection: 2nd Round

Non-position specific categories

Category Max. Value Grade Height/Weight 6 4.5 Speed 8 6.5 Quickness/Agility 10 8 Strength/Explosion 10 8.5 Athletic Ability 8 7 Durability 8 7.5 Character 6 5 Production/Experience 6 6 Toughness 8 7.5 Potential 10 5.5

Offensive Lineman Specific Categories Category Max. Value Grade Pass Blocking 10 9 Run Blocking 10 8 Awareness 8 6 Hand Placement 6 5 Pulling/Trapping/Second Level 6 5 Footwork 8 7 Leverage 8 6

Explanation of Player Grading System

Strengths

A real technician. Very tough. Has a mean streak and ability to wear people down. Good cut blocker. Very good pass protector with a solid base, quick feet, strong hands and punch. Good balance and doesn’t get out of (read more…)

Scouting Report: Vladimir Ducasse

April 22, 2010

Vladimir Ducasse

Position: OT/OG School: UMass Height: 6’4 3/8“ Weight: 332 lbs Class: Senior 40 time: 5.26 Overall Grade: 6.12 Draft Projection: 2nd Round

Non-position specific categories

Category Max. Value Grade Height/Weight 6 6 Speed 8 4 Quickness/Agility 10 6.5 Strength/Explosion 10 9.5 Athletic Ability 8 4.5 Durability 8 7 Character 6 5.5 Production/Experience 6 4.5 Toughness 8 7 Potential 10 9

Offensive Lineman Specific Categories Category Max. Value Grade Pass Blocking 10 7 Run Blocking 10 8.5 Awareness 8 6.5 Hand Placement 6 3 Pulling/Trapping/Second Level 6 3.5 Footwork 8 5 Leverage 8 7

Explanation of Player Grading System

Strengths

Ducasse’s biggest strength, is his strength. He’s a huge guy with great weight distribution and strength. Dominated the D1AA competition. Terrific run blocker who gets good leverage and gets good push. Has good knee bend and he knows not (read more…)

Scouting Report: Donald Butler

April 22, 2010

Donald Butler

Position: ILB School: Washington Height: 6’1 1/8“ Weight: 245 lbs Class: Senior 40 time: 4.62 Overall Grade: 5.91 Draft Projection: 3rd Round

Non-position specific categories

Category Max. Value Grade Height/Weight 6 5.5 Speed 8 7 Quickness/Agility 10 9 Strength/Explosion 10 4 Athletic Ability 8 6.5 Durability 8 6.5 Character 6 5 Production/Experience 6 5.5 Toughness 8 4.5 Potential 10 8.5

Linebacker Specific Categories

Category Max. Value Grade Run Stopping 8 3 Coverage 8 7.5 Pass Rushing 8 4 Tackling 8 6 Instincts 8 5 Hips/Lateral Movement 8 7

Explanation of Player Grading System

Strengths

A very rangy linebacker. Great athleticism. Gets very deep in his drops and is tremendous in pass coverage – on one play vs. USC he ran across the field with top WR prospect Damian Williams and broke up the pass. Very fluid hips (read more…)

Scouting Report: Daniel Te’o-Nesheim

April 22, 2010

Daniel Te’o-Nesheim

Position: DE School: Washington Height: 6’3 1/2“ Weight: 263 lbs Class: RS-Senior 40 time: 4.76 Overall Grade: 5.82 Draft Projection: 3rd Round

Non-position specific categories

Category Max. Value Grade Height/Weight 6 5 Speed 8 4.5 Quickness/Agility 10 5.5 Strength/Explosion 10 8 Athletic Ability 8 4.5 Durability 8 7.5 Character 6 5 Production/Experience 6 5.5 Toughness 8 6 Potential 10 7

Defensive Line Specific Categories

Category Max. Value Grade Run Stopping 8 6 Pass Rushing 8 6.5 Awareness 8 5 Hand Placement 8 5.5

Explanation of Player Grading System

Strengths

Very good size for a DE/OLB. Has good length and can keep defenders at bay. Is polished in almost every aspect of the game. Anchors well against the run and doesn’t let people move him. Has good hip flexibility to bend around the corner to get to a (read more…)

Scouting Report: Rob Gronkowski

April 21, 2010

Rob Gronkowski

Position: TE School: Arizona Height: 6’6 1/8" Weight: 264 lbs Class: Junior 40 time: -.– Overall Grade: 6.39 Draft Projection: 2nd Round

Non-position specific categories

Category Max. Value Grade Height/Weight 6 6 Speed 8 5.5 Quickness/Agility 10 6 Strength/Explosion 10 8.5 Athletic Ability 8 7 Durability 8 1.5 Character 6 5 Production/Experience 6 4 Toughness 8 7 Potential 10 9.5

Tight Ends Specific Categories

Category Max. Value Grade Blocking 8 7 Hands 8 8 Route Running/Separation 8 6.5 Red Zone Threat 8 8

Explanation of Player Grading System

Strengths

A huge target with a big frame and long arms. Natural hands catcher and almost never uses his chest. Very good run blocker and almost acts like a 6th offensive lineman. Very good athlete and fluid runner. Great redzone target and good leaping ability – he highpoints the (read more…)

Scouting Report: Brian Price

April 21, 2010

Brian Price

Position: DT School: UCLA Height: 6’1 1/8“ Weight: 303 lbs Class: Junior 40 time: 5.16 Overall Grade: 6.79 Draft Projection: 1st Round

Non-position specific categories

Category Max. Value Grade Height/Weight 6 4 Speed 8 6 Quickness/Agility 10 8.5 Strength/Explosion 10 10 Athletic Ability 8 5.5 Durability 8 8 Character 6 5 Production/Experience 6 5 Toughness 8 7 Potential 10 9.5

Defensive Line Specific Categories

Category Max. Value Grade Run Stopping 8 6 Pass Rushing 8 6 Awareness 8 7 Hand Placement 8 7.5

Explanation of Player Grading System

Strengths

Very disruptive pass rusher. Plays with great leverage and always gets under a guys pads. Explosive first step and great quickness. Always in the backfield making plays or disrupting them. Excels at the bull rush and just overpowering his man. Can anchor well against the run. Has a (read more…)

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