D.J. Young Scouting Report
D.J. Young
D.J. Young - Michigan St. (HT: 6-4⅞ - WT: 307)
Combine 40: N/A - Pro Day 40: N/A - Position Rank: 17 of 25

Positives: Solid pass blocker... Long arms... Solid arm extension... Can get his hands into the chest of defenders but doesn't always maintain control... Reasonably quick... Very solid lateral movement and slide... Very solid knee bend... Reasonably good lower body strength... Patient blocker, can sit back into his stance and wait on defender... Very solid anchor, does a nice job holding his ground versus bull rushers... Solid run blocker... Generally stays low and plays with leverage... Can get some movement in the running game but isn't a pile mover... Can seal off linebackers... Solid flexibility and body controlling.

Negatives: Not especially strong in the upper body... Kick slide gets wide... Overextends, leans and lunges a little to reach the corner... Marginal balance... Doesn't redirect especially well... Doesn't stay on his blocks long enough, releases too soon... Doesn't look very comfortable in space... Doesn't breakdown well, looks awkward trying to hit moving target.

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