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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 the 1st round with the #11 pick.
With the Texans moving to a 3-4, they have a huge hole up front at the 5-technique. Adding Watt gives them a high-motor player who can hold up the point of attack. Watt should do well opposite Mario Williams, who will line up on the other side of the line from him. Wade Phillips gets a great addition, and he likes linemen that get pressure on the quarterback.

Combine Results



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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)

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