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: Mike Iupati

April 21, 2010

Mike Iupati

Position: OG School: Idaho Height: 6’5 1/8“ Weight: 331 lbs Class: Senior 40 time: 5.30 Overall Grade: 6.74 Draft Projection: 1st Round

Non-position specific categories

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

Offensive Lineman Specific Categories Category Max. Value Grade Pass Blocking 10 7.5 Run Blocking 10 10 Awareness 8 7.5 Hand Placement 6 5.5 Pulling/Trapping/Second Level 6 5 Footwork 8 6 Leverage 8 6

Explanation of Player Grading System

Strengths

Tremendous size. By far the best run blocker in the draft. Incredible upper body strength. Can really dominate at times. Gets a good push in the run game and really moves people. Has a mean streak like no other (read more…)

Scouting Report: Ryan Mathews

April 21, 2010

Ryan Mathews

Position: RB School: Fresno State Height: 5’11 5/8“ Weight: 218 lbs Class: Junior 40 time: 4.48 Overall Grade: 6.76 Draft Projection: 1st Round

– Draft Breakdown Red Star Player

Non-position specific categories

Category Max. Value Grade Height/Weight 6 5.5 Speed 8 7 Quickness/Agility 10 8.5 Strength/Explosion 10 9 Athletic Ability 8 6.5 Durability 8 6 Character 6 5 Production/Experience 6 4.5 Toughness 8 7 Potential 10 9.5

Running Back Specific Categories

Category Max. Value Grade Between the tackles 8 7.5 Outside the tackles 8 7.5 Receiving 6 5 Ball carrying 8 5.5 Vision 10 9.5 Elusiveness 8 7.5 Pass Blocking 8 6 Leg Drive 8 6.5 Break Tackle 8 5

Explanation of Player Grading System

Strengths

The size every team would like their starting tailback to be. Incredible production. Big play threat with long (read more…)

Scouting Report: Kyle McCarthy

April 21, 2010

Kyle McCarthy

Position: S School: Notre Dame Height: 6’0″ Weight: 205 lbs Class: RS-Senior 40 time: 4.63 Overall Grade: 5.32 Draft Projection: 4th Round

Non-position specific categories

Category Max. Value Grade Height/Weight 6 4.5 Speed 8 5 Quickness/Agility 10 5.5 Strength/Explosion 10 8 Athletic Ability 8 6 Durability 8 5 Character 6 5 Production/Experience 6 2.5 Toughness 8 7 Potential 10 7.5

Defensive Back Specific Categories

Category Max. Value Grade Ball Skills 10 6 Man Coverage 10 3.5 Zone Coverage 10 8 Tackling 6 5.5 Run Stopping 6 6 Hips/Lateral Movement 8 5.5 Physicality 6 5

Explanation of Player Grading System

Strengths

A very good athlete. Excellent run defender and isn’t afraid to come up and fill the hole. Gets off of blocks well. A very technically sound and aggressive tackler. Good ball skills and and anticipation. Very cerebral (read more…)

Scouting Report: Golden Tate

April 21, 2010

Golden Tate

Position: WR School: Notre Dame Height: 5’10 1/4“ Weight: 199 lbs Class: Junior 40 time: 4.43 Overall Grade: 6.31 Draft Projection: 2nd Round

Non-position specific categories

Category Max. Value Grade Height/Weight 6 4 Speed 8 7 Quickness/Agility 10 6 Strength/Explosion 10 9 Athletic Ability 8 7 Durability 8 7.5 Character 6 5 Production/Experience 6 4.5 Toughness 8 8 Potential 10 7

Wide Receiver Specific Categories Category Max. Value Grade Route Running 10 7.5 Hands 10 5 Blocking 4 3.5 Short Routes 8 6 Deep Routes 8 6.5 Elusiveness/YAC 8 7.5

Explanation of Player Grading System

Strengths

Very physical receiver. Made a lot of big plays and was Jimmy Clausen’s favorite target in an offense with other talented players. Great after the catch and has a running backs mentality. Pretty good route runner but he looks stiff on some (read more…)

Scouting Report: Jimmy Clausen

April 21, 2010

Jimmy Clausen

Position: QB School: Notre Dame Height: 6’2 1/2" Weight: 222 lbs Class: Junior 40 time: -.– Overall Grade: 6.74 Draft Projection: First Round

Non-position specific categories

Category Max. Value Grade Height/Weight 6 4.5 Speed 8 5 Quickness/Agility 10 7 Strength/Explosion 10 6.5 Athletic Ability 8 6.5 Durability 8 7.5 Character 6 4 Production/Experience 6 5 Toughness 8 7 Potential 10 10

Quarterback Specific Categories

Category Max. Value Grade Decision Making 10 9 Arm Strength 7 7 Accuracy 10 6.5 Mechanics/Footwork 7 7 Mobility 6 4 Release Quickness 8 8

Explanation of Player Grading System

Strengths

Very strong arm. Good basic mechanics and footwork. Extremely quick release with a high release point. Has the ability to change his release point if necessary. Became an excellent decision maker his senior year. Played in a pro-style offense and had excellent (read more…)

Scouting Report: Toby Gerhart

April 21, 2010

Toby Gerhart

Position: RB School: Stanford Height: 6’0″ Weight: 231 lbs Class: Senior 40 time: 4.56 Overall Grade: 6.71 Draft Projection: 2nd Round

Non-position specific categories

Category Max. Value Grade Height/Weight 6 6 Speed 8 6.5 Quickness/Agility 10 5.5 Strength/Explosion 10 9.5 Athletic Ability 8 6.5 Durability 8 6 Character 6 5 Production/Experience 6 5.5 Toughness 8 7.5 Potential 10 3

Running Back Specific Categories

Category Max. Value Grade Between the tackles 8 7.5 Outside the tackles 8 6 Receiving 6 3 Ball carrying 8 7.5 Vision 10 9 Elusiveness 8 1.5 Pass Blocking 8 5.5 Leg Drive 8 8 Break Tackle 8 8

Explanation of Player Grading System

Strengths

Perfect size for a power back. Very powerful and prefers to run people over. Underrated speed and quickness. Insane leg drive and ability to move a pile – is (read more…)

Scouting Report: Anthony McCoy

April 21, 2010

Anthony McCoy

Position: TE School: USC Height: 6’4 1/2" Weight: 259 lbs Class: Senior 40 time: 4.73 Overall Grade: 6.07 Draft Projection: 2nd Round

Non-position specific categories

Category Max. Value Grade Height/Weight 6 5.5 Speed 8 5.5 Quickness/Agility 10 7 Strength/Explosion 10 6 Athletic Ability 8 6.5 Durability 8 6.5 Character 6 3 Production/Experience 6 4.5 Toughness 8 6 Potential 10 9

Tight Ends Specific Categories

Category Max. Value Grade Blocking 8 7 Hands 8 7 Route Running/Separation 8 6 Red Zone Threat 8 5.5

Explanation of Player Grading System

Strengths

Terrific height and weight distribution with room to grow. Seems to have natural hands. Decent route runner but could do a lot better. Pretty athletic and fluid. Very underrated blocker and possibly the best of the top tight end prospects. Good in run after the catch and will (read more…)

Scouting Report: Joe McKnight

April 21, 2010

Joe McKnight

Position: RB School: USC Height: 5’11 3/8" Weight: 198 lbs Class: Junior 40 time: 4.45 Overall Grade: 5.79 Draft Projection: 3rd Round

Non-position specific categories

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

Running Back Specific Categories

Category Max. Value Grade Between the tackles 8 4.5 Outside the tackles 8 7 Receiving 6 5 Ball carrying 8 6.5 Vision 10 9 Elusiveness 8 7 Pass Blocking 8 5.5 Leg Drive 8 3 Break Tackle 8 3

Explanation of Player Grading System

Strengths

Shifty back. Good long speed and playmaking ability. Good receiver. Good lateral agility and vision – quick cuts. Very productive in his short career. Very elusive and tough (read more…)

Scouting Report: Damian Williams

April 21, 2010

Damian Williams

Position: WR School: USC Height: 6’0 5/8“ Weight: 197 lbs Class: RS-Junior 40 time: 4.55 Overall Grade: 6.22 Draft Projection: 2nd Round

Non-position specific categories

Category Max. Value Grade Height/Weight 6 4 Speed 8 5.5 Quickness/Agility 10 7.5 Strength/Explosion 10 7 Athletic Ability 8 6.5 Durability 8 4 Character 6 5 Production/Experience 6 5 Toughness 8 6.5 Potential 10 6.5

Wide Receiver Specific Categories Category Max. Value Grade Route Running 10 10 Hands 10 9 Blocking 4 1 Short Routes 8 8 Deep Routes 8 7.5 Elusiveness/YAC 8 6.5

Explanation of Player Grading System

Strengths

Excellent route runner. Good hands. Strong and physical after the catch. Very reliable and understands the game well. Can beat the jam at the line. Very safe pick. Looks fluid and athletic when running. Can contribute as a punt returner.

Weaknesses

Not (read more…)

Scouting Report: Everson Griffen

April 21, 2010

Everson Griffen

Position: DE School: USC Height: 6’3 3/8“ Weight: 273 lbs Class: Junior 40 time: 4.70 Overall Grade: 6.62 Draft Projection: 1st-2nd Round Fringe

Non-position specific categories

Category Max. Value Grade Height/Weight 6 5.5 Speed 8 6 Quickness/Agility 10 6.5 Strength/Explosion 10 6.5 Athletic Ability 8 7.5 Durability 8 6.5 Character 6 5 Production/Experience 6 4 Toughness 8 5.5 Potential 10 8

Defensive Line Specific Categories

Category Max. Value Grade Run Stopping 8 5.5 Pass Rushing 8 6.5 Awareness 8 7 Hand Placement 8 6

Explanation of Player Grading System

Strengths

A phenomenal athlete. Good height and weight distribution. Got pressure on most QB’s. Has experience standing up and dropping in to coverage. Good variety of pass rush moves. Has a nice initial punch on offensive linemen.

Weaknesses

Inconsistent first step. Very lazy. More of a straight (read more…)

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