• • • Declared Underclassmen • • • 2015 Senior Bowl Preview • • • • • • NFL Games: • • • Dallas 17 Minnesota 15 (END OF 4TH) • • • Kansas City at Atlanta (1:00 PM ET) • • • Detroit at New Orleans (1:00 PM ET) • • • Los Angeles at New England (1:00 PM ET) • • • Denver at Jacksonville (1:00 PM ET) • • • Houston at Green Bay (1:00 PM ET) • • • Philadelphia at Cincinnati (1:00 PM ET) • • • Miami at Baltimore (1:00 PM ET) • • • San Francisco at Chicago (1:00 PM ET) • • • Buffalo at Oakland (4:05 PM ET) • • • NY Giants at Pittsburgh (4:25 PM ET) • • • Washington at Arizona (4:25 PM ET) • • • Tampa Bay at San Diego (4:25 PM ET) • • • Carolina at Seattle (8:30 PM ET) • • • Indianapolis at NY Jets (8:30 PM ET) • • • • • • • • • NCAA Games: • • • Western Michigan at Ohio (FRI, DEC 2 7:00 PM ET) • • • Colorado at Washington (FRI, DEC 2 9:00 PM ET) • • • Temple at Navy (SAT, DEC 3 12:00 PM ET) • • • Kansas State at TCU (SAT, DEC 3 12:00 PM ET) • • • Troy at Georgia Southern (SAT, DEC 3 12:00 PM ET) • • • Louisiana Tech at Western Kentucky (SAT, DEC 3 12:00 PM ET) • • • Oklahoma State at Oklahoma (SAT, DEC 3 12:30 PM ET) • • • New Mexico State at South Alabama (SAT, DEC 3 1:00 PM ET) • • • Louisiana Lafayette at Louisiana Monroe (SAT, DEC 3 3:00 PM ET) • • • Baylor at West Virginia (SAT, DEC 3 3:30 PM ET) • • • Alabama at Florida (SAT, DEC 3 4:00 PM ET) • • • Georgia State at Idaho (SAT, DEC 3 5:00 PM ET) • • • Arkansas State at Texas State (SAT, DEC 3 7:30 PM ET) • • • San Diego State at Wyoming (SAT, DEC 3 7:45 PM ET) • • • Clemson at Virginia Tech (SAT, DEC 3 8:00 PM ET) • • • Wisconsin at Penn State (SAT, DEC 3 8:00 PM ET) • • • • • •
Jerry Hughes

Jerry Hughes
NFL Draft Scouting Report

Defensive End

TCU


College Position: Defensive End
School: TCU
Grade: Senior
Height: 6-1
Weight: 255
Birthdate: 08-13-1988
Draft Projection: Mid First
Overall Rank: Unranked
NFL Draft Position (Rank): Defensive End (2)
3-4 Linebacker (2)

Draft Result

Drafted in the 2010 Draft by the Indianapolis Colts in Round 1 with the #31 pick.

Strengths

  • Two time First Team All American
  • Relentless pass rusher. His first step is one of the best in this class
  • Tremendous athleticism - could have the fastest 40 among DEs
  • Outstanding closing speed. Can overrun a play and still recover
  • Knocks down a lot passes at line of scrimmage. 7 deflected passes for a 6'1" defensive end is remarkable
  • Consistent motor has helped make him a solid run defender
  • 26 sacks the past two seasons (15 sacks in 2008 led the country)
   

Weaknesses

  • Likely too small for DE which could force him to switch to 3-4 OLB or SLB
  • Needs to bulk up to play as an every down SLB
  • Best fit is likely as a 3-4 OLB
  • Held his ground well in run defense in the Mountain West, but could struggle in this area at the next level
  • Key to his draft status will be how well he shows he can drop into coverage
  • Needs to get improve his upper body strength

News

2011 NFL Draft Pick Analysis: Which Positions Provide the Best Value - Mar 17 (Fran Duffy)
NFL Draft Slot Analysis: Do First Round Draft Slots Matter - Mar 13 (Fran Duffy)
2011 NFL Draft: An Inside Look at the Indianapolis Colts' Draft Plans - Feb 10 (Jared Counterman)
2010 Pre-Season All Defensive Rookie Team - Aug 22 (Dan Wernery)
Fantasy Football 101: 2010 Defense/Special Teams Rankings - Jul 22 (Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Draft Grades: AFC South - May 2 (Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Draft: At First Glance - Winners and Losers - Apr 24 (Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Draft: Dan Wernery Plays GM for AFC Teams (Day Two) - Apr 23 (Dan Wernery)
2010 NFL Draft: Five Players Who Will Be Drafted Earlier than Expected - Apr 22 (Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Draft: Five Bold Predictions (Maier Edition) - Apr 21 (Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Draft: Raul Colon's Mock Draft - Final Edition - Apr 21 (Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Draft: Dan Wernery Plays GM for NFC Teams - Apr 15 (Dan Wernery)
2010 NFL Draft: Dan Wernery Plays GM for AFC Teams - Apr 6 (Dan Wernery)
2010 Intersite NFL Mock Draft - Mar 16 (Chris Maier)
Raul Colon's 2010 NFL Mock Draft - Post Combine - Mar 7 (Raul Colon)
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 Senior Bowl Winners and Losers - Feb 6 (Chris Maier)
2010 Senior Bowl Preview: Who and What To Watch - Jan 25 (Chris Maier)
2009-10 Bowl Game Preview: Fiesta Bowl - Jan 4 (Chris Maier)
2010 Post-Thanksgiving Mock Draft - Two Rounds - Nov 28 (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)
2010 NFL Mock Draft - An Early Look - Sep 30 (Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Draft: Top 10 DE Prospects - Jul 18 (Dan Wernery)
2010 NFL Mock Draft - A First Look - May 19 (Chris Maier)
Poinsettia Bowl: Draft Stocks to Watch - Dec 22 (Chris Maier)

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