Scouting Notes: Andre Hal vs Ole Miss
– Breaks up a pass in the end zone as the quarterback targets the slot receiver on a hook-and-go route.
– Forces Ole Miss to settle for a field goal, closing aggressively to force the receiver out of bounds after a short gain on a crossing route.
– Does not appear ready for the snap, reacts late but gets away with a defensive hold on overthrown pass to Donte Moncrief.
– Gets turned around in zone coverage and allows the halfback to release into the flats, resulting in a completion and a conversion on third down.
– Blows up wide receiver screen at the line of scrimmage before the blockers can set up, laying a big hit on Moncrief.
– Keeps blocker out of his frame with extended arms, sheds and forces the halfback out of bounds on a sweep.
– Reacts to quarterback keeper after blitzing from the outside, making the tackle on the play.
– Doing an excellent job of fighting off blocks and making tackles against the short passing game.
– Called for defensive pass interference on what appeared to be a clean pass breakup and very good coverage on a deep post to Moncrief.
– In one-on-one coverage, times his jump and breaks up what would have been a touchdown pass to Moncrief.
– Reacts quickly on a quick pass to Moncrief, holding him to a minimal gain.
– Bites on the play fake, allowing Moncrief to get behind him, but is bailed out as the receiver is unable to stay in bounds on the sideline throw.
– Comes off his man to bring down the tight end after a first down pickup.
– Struggling to disengage from more aggressive and physical Ole Miss blockers in the second half.