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Gerald McCoy

Gerald McCoy
NFL Draft Scouting Report

Defensive Tackle

Oklahoma


College Position: Defensive Tackle
School: Oklahoma
Grade: Junior
Height: 6-4
Weight: 295
Birthdate: 02-25-1988
Draft Projection: Top 5
Overall Rank: 4
NFL Draft Position (Rank): Defensive Tackle (2)

Draft Result

Drafted in the 2010 Draft by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Round 1 with the #3 pick.

Strengths

  • Three year starter
  • Ideal body type for a 4-3 DT
  • Tremendous athleticism for a DT - will test well
  • Excellent pass rusher - quick first step and gets push up the middle
  • Good anticipation
  • Plays with good balance and is hard to knock off the ball
  • A one gap penetrator - Disrupts plays in the backfield
  • Uses hands well to separate from blockers
  • Good motor
  • Strong leader with good intangibles

Weaknesses

  • Not a space eating tackle. More effective shooting gaps
  • Adding a little upper body strength wouldn't hurt
  • Not a great fit for a 3-4 defense
  • Better pass rusher than run defender
  • Plays high at times

News

2014 NFL Draft Debate - Who should the Houston Texans draft with the 1st pick? - Feb 20 (NFL Draft 101 Staff)
2011 NFL Draft Pick Analysis: Which Positions Provide the Best Value - Mar 17 (Fran Duffy)
2011 NFL Draft Debate: Fairley vs. Dareus - Who Is The Top Defensive Tackle - Mar 16 (NFL Draft 101 Staff)
NFL Draft Slot Analysis: Do First Round Draft Slots Matter - Mar 13 (Fran Duffy)
Top 5 Risers in the 2011 NFL Draft - Nov 29 (Dan Wernery)
2011 NFL Mock Draft: Thanksgiving Edition - Nov 25 (Chris Maier)
2011 NFL Mock Draft: Pre-Season Edition - Aug 7 (Dan Wernery)
Fantasy Football 101: 2010 Defense/Special Teams Rankings - Jul 22 (Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Draft: PRE Pre-Season All-Rookie Team - Defense - May 17 (Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Draft Grades: NFC South - May 7 (Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Draft: Winners, Losers and More Through Day Two - Apr 23 (Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Draft: Dan Wernery Plays GM for NFC Teams (Day Two) - Apr 23 (Dan Wernery)
2010 NFL Draft: Raul Colon's Mock Draft - Final Edition - Apr 21 (Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Draft: All Overrated and All-Underrated Team - Defense - Apr 18 (Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Draft: 10 Can't-Miss Prospects - Apr 17 (Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Draft: Dan Wernery Plays GM for NFC Teams - Apr 15 (Dan Wernery)
2010 NFL Draft Debate: Eric Berry or Gerald McCoy to Tampa Bay? - Mar 23 (Dan Wernery and Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Draft Debate: What Should Detroit Do With the 2nd Pick? - Mar 18 (Dan Wernery and Doug Lancy)
2010 Intersite NFL Mock Draft - Mar 16 (Chris Maier)
Free Agency's Opening Weekend: The NFL Draft Effect - Mar 7 (Chris Maier)
Raul Colon's 2010 NFL Mock Draft - Post Combine - Mar 7 (Raul Colon)
Lions Trade for DT Corey Williams: the Draft Effect - Mar 4 (Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Draft Debate: St Louis Rams - Quarterback or Defensive Tackle at Number One? - Mar 4 (Dan Wernery and Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Scouting Combine Buzz: DT, DE and LB - Mar 1 (Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Scouting Combine: Who and What To Watch - Feb 22 (Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Draft - Unofficial Declared Underclassmen List - Jan 15 (Chris Maier)
Feeling a Draft: McCoy, Campbell and Benn Declare, Locker Stays - Dec 19 (Chris Maier)
2010 Post-Thanksgiving Mock Draft - Two Rounds - Nov 28 (Chris Maier)
Feeling a Draft: Mount Cody Asserts Himself in Talented 2010 DT Class - Oct 27 (Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Draft: Mid Season Mock Draft - Oct 24 (Dan Wernery)
Feeling a Draft: Sam Bradford at a Crossroads - Oct 20 (Chris Maier)
Feeling a Draft: Ndamukong Suh a Candidate for #1 Overall? - Oct 13 (Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Mock Draft - An Early Look - Sep 30 (Chris Maier)
Oklahoma TE Jermaine Gresham Declares for the 2010 NFL Draft - Sep 29 (Chris Maier)
Feeling a Draft: Week Three - Sep 21 (Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Draft: Top 10 DT Prospects - Jul 11 (Dan Wernery)
Heisman Watch:Wide Receivers - Jul 9 (Josh Moellman)
2010 NFL Mock Draft - A First Look - May 19 (Chris Maier)
Oklahoma DT McCoy to return - Jan 13 (Dan Wernery)
BCS National Title Game: Draft Stocks to Watch - Jan 6 (Chris Maier)
2009 Draft: Top 10 DT Prospects - Jun 26 (Dan Wernery)

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