Muhammad Wilkerson Scouting Report
Muhammad Wilkerson
Muhammad Wilkerson - Temple (HT: 6-5 - WT: 305)
Combine 40: N/A - Pro Day 40: N/A - Position Rank: 5 of 55

Positives: Versatile... Starting DT and DE in 2010, plays everywhere on the D-Line... Good athlete... Reasonably agile... Good pass rusher... Disruptive... Good quickness... Good burst off the ball... Good length... Active hands... Can push and pressure the pocket... Can penetrate... Good bulk... Good power... Can get off blocks well... Good strength at POA... Plays with good leverage... Good technique... Fights through double teams... Bats down a lot of passes... Holds his ground versus the run... Anchors well... Makes plays in the backfield... Stacks and sheds well... Good tackler... Hard hitter... Good awareness... Nose for the football... Selected All-MAC first team for the 2009 and 2010 seasons... Ideal fit as a 3-4 DE... Also fits as a 4-3 UT... A dark-horse first round possibility.

Negatives: Not much of an arsenal with the exception of bull rush... Will raise up as he penetrates and lose leverage... Gets a little too upright moving down the line of scrimmage (laterally)... Lack of competition playing in the MAC.

Totals   144 88 56 26 17 3 0 1 0
2008 Temple   13 7 6 1 0 0 0 0
2009 Temple   61 36 25 10½ 1 0 1 0
2010 Temple   70 45 25 13 2 0 0 0

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