Karl Klug Scouting Report
Karl Klug
Karl Klug - Iowa (HT: 6-3 - WT: 275)
Combine 40: DNP - Pro Day 40: N/A - Position Rank: 25 of 55

Positives: Athletic, former running back... Very good first step... Fires off the ball... Reasonably good initial quickness... Uses his hands well... Good balance... Will affect passing lanes when he cannot reach the quarterback... Stays low... Good swim move... Versatile, plays everywhere on the defensive line... Can be used on defensive line stunts... Plays the run very well... Good change of direction agility... Does a nice job maintaining containment... Can make plays in pursuit... Good range... Stays active... Keeps his head up and locates the ball... Good tackler... Looks comfortable in his drops... Good awareness... Good motor... Hard worker... Gives a good effort... Mean streak... Good character... Fits as a 3-4 five-technique in a one-gap system... Selected All-Big Ten second team for the 2010 season.

Negatives: Serious size limitations... Not much growth potential... Will only get looks inside in passing situations... Not real strong at the point of attack... Can be pushed around... Can be controlled if opponent gets his hands on him first... Tends to run around blocks, struggles to face them head on... Very straight-line type of athlete... Shorter than ideal arms... Saw nothing but one on ones on a talented Iowa defensive line... Battled some injuries early in his career... Good college player but probably doesn't translate to the pros.

  139 57 82 31 11½ 4 0 0 0
2007 Iowa   1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
2008 Iowa   17 6 11 5 2 1 0 0 0
2009 Iowa   64 22 42 13 4 2 0 0 0
2010 Iowa   57 29 28 13 1 0 0 0

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