Written by Bryan Perez on February 9, 2016
During the week of Senior Bowl practices, fellow Draft Breakdown Senior Analyst and founder of NDT Scouting, Kyle Crabbs, made it clear to me that I had to sit down and watch the tape of Maryland’s EDGE defender Yannick Ngakoue. I was familiar with the junior defensive lineman’s name, but I had not yet viewed any of his film.
I decided to change that yesterday. I watched three of his games here on Draft Breakdown (Ohio State, USF, Michigan). Now, you might be wondering how I watched three games when his profile page only has two listed. Pro tip: Search “Maryland” in the prospect search bar and his game versus Michigan is listed in the results.
First, let’s take a look at his background. He had a huge year this past season, starting 11 of 12 games and finishing with 13.5 sacks, 15 TFL (read more…)