Jerrell Powe Scouting Report
Jerrell Powe
Jerrell Powe - Mississippi (HT: 6-1¾ - WT: 335)
Combine 40: 5.29 - Position Rank: 14 of 55

Positives: Reasonably long arms... Good quickness off the ball... Disruptive... Can penetrate... Violent hands... Plays with very solid leverage... Gets a good push on the pocket, can collapse the pocket... Very good strength at the point of attack... Plays with good power... Powerful bull rush... Good upper body strength... Can shed and make plays on the ball... Can be difficult to move... Can occupy double teams and clog the middle... Makes plays behind the line of scrimmage... Flashes a mean streak... Tough, played through hand injuries in 2009... Questions concerning work ethic should be behind him after dropping 25 lbs. prior to 2010 season... Awarded J. Richard Price Courage and Compassion Award following 2010 spring practices... Selected All-SEC second team for the 2009 season... A solid nose tackle candidate, compares to Jamal Williams.

Negatives: Looks top heavy... Lowers his head too much... Loses sight of the ball... Inconsistent technique... Lacks good lateral mobility... Plays a bit too high... Inconsistent motor... Loses stamina as the game moves on... Dropped too much weight prior to the season, played 2010 season at 320 lbs. and was built more like a three-technique, played better in 2009 at 340 lbs... Flashed a better anchor as a junior... Was stronger at the point in 2009... Did not play up to his ability in 2010, has some upside but will be a 24-year-old rookie... Had a lot of academic issues, was academically ineligible until 2008.

  69 49 20 24 6 2 1 0 0
2008 Mississippi   8 6 2 0 1 0 0
2009 Mississippi   34 25 9 12 2 1 0 0 0
2010 Mississippi   27 18 9 1 0 0 0

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