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Played in a system at Cal that used a 3-4 defense as one of its’ base defenses. Has a relentless motor. A very good pass rusher with strong, heavy hands and good quickness. Very versatile and played at every position on the Cal defensive line. Has good awareness and ability to diagnose and anticipate a play. Disengages from blockers pretty well. Good tackler. High character guy.
Plays a little out of control at times. Isn’t very quick around the edge. Takes a lot of chances. Ceiling may not be very high and he may have almost reached his potential. Probably won’t be able to carry any more weight and maintain his quickness off the snap.
Projects to either a 3-4 end or a 4-3 tackle depending on the scheme. Almost every team likes him for his versatility and motor. Contributor from day 1. Potential is probably at long term starter, with a few possible pro bowl years, while his floor is average starter. Low risk, high reward. High character player who is married with one child.
Began starting his sophomore season and has started ever since.
Awards and Honors
2009: 1st team All-Pac 10.
Ethnic studies major at California.
No history of injuries.
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