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Jason Pierre-Paul
NFL Draft Scouting Report

Defensive End

South Florida


College Position: Defensive End
School: South Florida
Grade: Junior
Height: 6-6
Weight: 255
Birthdate:
Draft Projection: Late First
Overall Rank: 22
NFL Draft Position (Rank): Defensive End (4)
3-4 Linebacker (4)

Draft Result

Drafted in the 2010 Draft by the New York Giants in the 1st round with the #15 pick.
With Rolando McClain off the board, the Giants take Jason Pierre-Paul who is one of the most physically gifted players in the draft. Pierre-Paul has the upside upside to be a draft's most dynamic pass rusher but he is extremely raw. The Giants depth at the position will provide an opportunity for him to develop as a situational pass rusher first. With only one year of Division I college football, the dividends of this pick may not show up until 2012. A surprise selection for a team loaded with defensive ends, but GM Jerry Reese subscribes to the best player available theory and knows the best pass defense is a pass rush.

Strengths

  • Tremendous athlete - excellent measureables 
  • Moves well in space and chases down ball carriers in the open field
  • Good size - Has the body type to play in both a 3-4 or 4-3
  • Powerfully built
  • Gets off the ball in a hurry
  • Strong motor allowed him to make 15.5 TFL
  • Outstanding use of hands. Gets away from blockers very quickly
  • Outshined highly touted teammate George Selvie this season
   

Weaknesses

  • Raw - Only one year of Division I football. A junior college transfer in 2009
  • Gets by too much on natural talent at this stage
  • Overaggressive at times
  • Lacks discipline as a run defender
  • Needs to develop more pass rush moves
  • Only had 5.5 sacks, a low total for an top pass rusher 
  • Will be drafted on athleticism and potential - Lots of raw talent but still needs to polish his game

News

Prospect DE Stephon Tuitt - Apr 14 (Arman Markazi)
2013 NFL Combine - Day 3 Impressions - Feb 25 (Doug Lancy)
Getting Defensive: A Look at the Top Defensive Linemen in the 2013 Draft - Feb 8 (Marc Sluis)
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)
2010 NFL Draft Grades: AFC South - May 2 (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: 10 Can't-Miss Prospects - Apr 17 (Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Draft: Dan Wernery Plays GM for AFC Teams - Apr 6 (Dan Wernery)
2010 NFL Draft: Fire & Ice Report: Brandon Spikes Tumbling - Apr 1 (Chris Maier)
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 NFL Draft - Unofficial Declared Underclassmen List - Jan 15 (Chris Maier)
2010 Post-Thanksgiving Mock Draft - Two Rounds - Nov 28 (Chris Maier)
Feeling a Draft: Okung the most valuable Top 10 Commodity? - Nov 21 (Dan Wernery)
Feeling a Draft: Mount Cody Asserts Himself in Talented 2010 DT Class - Oct 27 (Chris Maier)
Feeling a Draft: Sam Bradford at a Crossroads - Oct 20 (Chris Maier)

Mock Draft Results


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