Jared Crick Scouting Report
Jared Crick
Jared Crick - Nebraska (HT: 6-6 - WT: 285)
Combine 40: N/A - Pro Day 40: N/A - Position Rank: 4 of 8

Positives: Good length... Uses his hands well... Explosive... Good quickness... Quick off the ball... Gets good penetration... Good power... Gets in the backfield... Solid rip and swim moves... Plays with good leverage... Gets after the QB... Does a nice job getting off blocks... Makes plays in the backfield against the run... Good lateral mobility, can make plays outside the tackles... Gets to the ball carrier... Good tackler... Good instincts... Tough... Good motor... Good character, has volunteered on team hospital visits, a World War II Veteran's visit and as a speaker on elementary school visits... 9.5 sacks in each of the last two seasons... Selected All-Big 12 first team for the 2010 season and All-Big 12 second team for the 2009 season... Versatile, fits as DT in a 4-3 or defensive end in a 3-4 scheme.

Negatives: Can be pushed around too much... Struggles to split a double team... Needs to put on some weight and get stronger... Not much of a bull rush... Plays too upright... Can be controlled at the point of attack... Will sometimes over-pursue on run plays... Question how much success in previous seasons was due to playing alongside Ndamukong Suh.

  145 68 77 27 19 1 0 1 0
2008 Nebraska   2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
2009 Nebraska   73 31 42 12½ 0 0 1 0
2010 Nebraska   70 36 34 14½ 1 0 0 0

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