Ryan Winterswyk Scouting Report
Ryan Winterswyk
Ryan Winterswyk - Boise St. (HT: 6-3⅞ - WT: 268)
Combine 40: N/A - Pro Day 40: N/A - Position Rank: 32 of 55


Positives: Solid athleticism... Good quickness... Uses his hands well... Plays with reasonably good leverage... Sheds reasonably well... Good swim move... Good closing speed... Solid against the run... Makes plays in the backfield... Holds the edge well... Maintains containment... Sees quite a few double teams... Good tackler... Tough... Competitive... Aggressive... Hard worker... Relentless... Good motor... Steady... Reliable... Former walk-on... Blue collar... Durable, missed just one game in four seasons (knee injury, 2008)... Has gotten some reps as a tight end in short yardage plays... 17 TFL and nine sacks in 2009... Selected All-WAC first team for the 2008, 2009 and 2010 seasons... Might get some looks as an OLB in a 3-4 scheme... He is a gamer!

Negatives: Lacks explosion... Lacks good initial burst... Lacks strength and bulk... Marginal arsenal of moves... Not especially strong at POA... Marginal flexibility and change of direction agility... Can be pushed away from the action... Very straight-line type of athlete... Plays too high at times... Managed just 1.5 sacks in 2010... Not a workout guy... Lack of competition playing in the WAC.

    Defense
Season Team   TOT SOL AST TFL SK FF INT BK TD
Totals   168 81 87 46½ 20½ 3 1 2 0
2007 Boise St.   43 21 22 9 0 0 0 0
2008 Boise St.   41 21 20 11½ 2 0 0 0
2009 Boise St.   41 18 23 17 9 0 0 1 0
2010 Boise St.   43 21 22 9 1 1 1 0





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