• • • Declared Underclassmen • • • 2015 Senior Bowl Preview • • • • • • NFL Games: • • • Carolina 10 Denver 24 (FINAL) • • • • • • • • • NCAA Games: • • • • • •
J.J. Watt

J.J. Watt
NFL Draft Scouting Report

Defensive End

Wisconsin


College Position: Defensive End
School: Wisconsin
Grade: Junior
Height: 6-6
Weight: 292
Birthdate: 03-22-1989
Draft Projection: Mid First
Overall Rank: 12
NFL Draft Position (Rank): Defensive End (5)

Draft Result

Drafted in the 2011 Draft by the Houston Texans in Round 1 with the #11 pick.

Combine Results



DNP
DNP
DNP

DNP
DNP
DNP

Strengths

  • Versatile two-way defensive end, equally adept vs. run and pass
  • Non-stop motor - makes hustle plays
  • Can play left end or five technique plus shift inside on passing downs
  • Ideal size and length
  • Displays good timing on batting down passes with long arms - Has batted down 12 passes the past two years
  • Athletic moves well for his size - good burst off the snap
  • Tough against the run - shoots gaps and makes plays in the backfield - 21 TFL in 2010
  • Developing pass rusher - 7 sacks and 10 quarterback hurries in 2010
  • Hard work with strong work ethic  - walked on at Wisconsin after transferring from Central Michigan
  • 2010 Lott Trophy winner given to defensive player who excels on and off the field (performance and character)
  • Productive
  • Powerful - uses his strength to his advantage
  • Blocked 3 kicks in 2010
  • High upside
  

Weaknesses

  • Inexperienced - converted TE still learning DE position
  • Limited pass rush repertoire - overly reliant on brute force
  • Does not possess great straight line speed or lateral agility
  • Tends to guess where plays are going
  • Needs to use hands better
  • Does not project as a dynamic pass rusher

News

2014 NFL Draft Debate - Who should the Houston Texans draft with the 1st pick? - Feb 20 (NFL Draft 101 Staff)
2011 NFL Draft Recap: AFC South Grades - May 10 (Jared Counterman)
2011 NFL Draft: Fran Duffy's Final Mock Draft - Apr 28 (Fran Duffy)

Mock Draft Results

Live Interactive Draft Coverage Pick Analysis

2015-16 Season Fantasy Studs

QBCam NewtonCAR362.50
RBDevonta FreemanATL315.40
WRAntonio BrownPIT383.20
TERob GronkowskiNE255.60
KStephen GostkowskiNE152.00
DEFKansas City ChiefsKC236.92
Weekly Fantasy Rankings

Brought to you by:
Daily Fantasy Sports Games at FanDuel.com

Want to ask a football question to Phil Simms, Boomer Esiason, Chris Collinsworth and Howie Long? You might even win a once in a lifetime trip. Just click here! http://www.thebiglead.com/asktheexperts.shtml






Save Up to 30% on Top Exercise Equipment from AFGFitness.com!

Fare Buzz Car Rentals

Sirius Satellite Radio Inc.