My Scouting Report for Levi Onwuzurike




Levi Onwuzurike

Team : Washington Huskies (FB) | Sports : Football | Position : DE | Status : Active | Location :United States

Player Scouting Report

Players Scouting Reviewer : mgomes429 . Position :Defense Tackle [DT]

Category
Score
Comments
Power Moves
6.50
He has got a good burst of power in his initial burst but can get stopped by bigger guards with good leverage. he usually overpowers smaller guards.
Finesse Moves
7.00
extremely quick using his hands but is not technical often his hands are placed too high on the OL shoulder pads.
Acceleration
8.80
He is very explosive for a DT and he has got a rare burst for the position.
Block Shedding
8.00
He is very effective in shedding blocks due to his pure quickness. It's fun to watch him dip his shoulder and OL miss their punch but if he gets caught he is usually off leverage.
Tackling
5.30
He is not a great tackler and is usually too high on contact causing ball carriers to duck under.
Penetration
10.0
His penetration through the OL is scary quick and his quickness jumps out to you. OL is almost always caught out of position.
Motor
6.00
When he is tired it is noticeable as he stalemates with the OL in front of him.
Speed
7.00
For a DL he is certainly fast enough and capable of running down slower RB's.
Durability
7.00
I could not find any major injuries in my research.
Size
7.00
He has got decent size especially considering the type of player he is as a gap penetrator 6'3 290 with 32.5-inch arms is fine. Nothing to worry about.
Character
5.00
I can not judge as I have not personally met him.
Technique
5.50
His technique needs work and especially his leverage he plays much too high at the point of attack causing him to get stonewalled.
Intangibles
8.00
He has got the potential to be a very good player at the next level if he works on his technique and leverage.
Consistency
6.50
His consistency would die off when he would get tired causing him to be ineffective. He needs to build up his conditioning a bit.
Strengths
He is an explosive interior pass rusher who penetrates quickly in the backfield. He has got a very good initial burst that makes it hard for OL to get a hold of him. He has got solid strength and is able to shed blocks using his quickness.
Weaknesses
He does not have good leverage and can miss tackles because he is too high. His hand technique needs some work as well because he can get stuck on a guard and eventually be washed out. Lastly, his motor runs hot and cold, and when it's cold he becomes completely ineffective.
Overall Analysis
I think this is a player with tremendous upside who needs to refine his technique and get better overall leverage. In terms of his athleticism, it's impressive especially when you see the quickness off the ball with him. It's like a flash and that brings exciting potential. He needs to get fundamentally fixed from a mechanical standpoint to correct his leverage and hand usage. Projection (Rounds Mid 2nd- Late 3rd) Team Fits ( Rams, Falcons, Steelers)
Compares to
Robert Nkemdiche
potential
-20
Untapped potential
peak potential
post peak