Jonathan Freeny Scouting Report
Jonathan Freeny
Jonathan Freeny - Rutgers (HT: 6-3 - WT: 250)
Combine 40: N/A - Position Rank: 32 of 55

Positives: Reasonably athletic... Explosive... Long arms... Fires off the ball... Reasonably good burst off the edge... Good bend on the corner... Solid flexibility and body control... Good technique... Active versus the run... Good change of direction agility... Solid in pursuit... Does not drop into coverage often but looks solid when he does... Plays well in space... High energy... Good motor... Durable, has not missed a collegiate game in four seasons... Team high 9.5 sacks in 2009 despite not starting a game... Former OLB, has a shot in the NFL as a 3-4 outside linebacker... The second cousin of Dwight Freeney.

Negatives: Relies too much on his speed... Lacks snap instincts... Limited arsenal... Lacks counter moves... Gets a little too upright in his pass rush... Not real strong at the point of attack... Lacks power... Can be controlled if opponent gets his hands on him first... Very straight-line type of athlete... A bit of a one-trick pony, situational pass rusher at the next level... Can be run at... Just a half sack in 2010 (season opener vs. Norfolk State)... Has his best games against inferior competition, all but three sacks in 2009 came against Texas Southern, Florida International and Howard... Has limited starting experience, played behind Jamaal Westerman and George Johnson prior to his senior season.

  91 41 50 20½ 11 2 1 1 0
2007 Rutgers   3 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 0
2008 Rutgers   19 6 13 1 1 0 0 0
2009 Rutgers   31 19 12 12 1 0 0 0
2010 Rutgers   38 16 22 7 ½ 0 0 1 0

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