Adrian Taylor Scouting Report
Adrian Taylor
Adrian Taylor - Oklahoma (HT: 6-4 - WT: 311)
Combine 40: DNP - Pro Day 40: N/A - Position Rank: 18 of 55

Positives: Good size... Reasonably athletic... Good initial quickness... Explosive... Can get penetration... Good initial punch... Plays with reasonably good leverage... Uses his hands well... Good strength... Very solid power... Does a nice job shedding blocks... Good rip move... Good flexibility and body control... Plays the run well... Stacks well... Solid anchor... Can occupy double teams... Good inside mobility... Good upfield player... Tough... Hard worker... Good character, active in community service... Versatile, fits as UT in a 4-3 or defensive end in a 3-4 scheme... Sleeper, was a third round prospect prior to injuries.

Negatives: Plays too upright at times... Gets pushed off the line of scrimmage... Loses balance going down the line... Can be washed out of the play... Not much of an arsenal... Average closing speed... Rotates a lot... Can wear down toward the end of games... Played out of position at 4-3 NT for Oklahoma... Injury concerns, broke ankle in 2009 Sun Bowl, tore Achilles in mid-November and missed remainder of season... Did not make much of an impact in 2010, played on a bad ankle that did not heal 100 percent.

  84 37 47 15 1 1 1 0
2007 Oklahoma   10 5 5 1 1 0 1 0 0
2008 Oklahoma   26 10 16 1 0 0 0
2009 Oklahoma   36 17 19 7 0 0 1 0
2010 Oklahoma   12 5 7 ½ ½ 0 0 0 0

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