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Pernell McPhee

Pernell McPhee
NFL Draft Scouting Report

Defensive End

Mississippi State


College Position: Defensive End
School: Mississippi State
Grade: Senior
Height: 6-4
Weight: 275
Birthdate: 11-06-1989
Draft Projection: Fourth
Overall Rank: Unranked
NFL Draft Position (Rank): Defensive End (14)

Draft Result

Drafted in the 2011 Draft by the Baltimore Ravens in the 5th round with the #34 pick.
Limited pass rusher but a strong, hard worker who does the dirty work in the trenches.

Combine Results



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Strengths

  • Good bulk at 6'3 278 lbs - looks the part
  • Strong, holds up the point of attack well
  • Very active in the run game
  • Smart football player - played a number of positions for the Bulldogs
  • Excels with the bull rush
  • A nasty, physical player who isn't afraid to put someone through the turf
  • Very productive over his career - two-time All-SEC

Weaknesses

  • Not a top-level pass rusher - will never lead the league in sacks (just 7 sacks past two years)
  • Though he stood up a lot at Mississippi State, he doesn't possess the athleticism to take that to the next level
  • Very poor in space - doesn't have the feet for it
  • Needs to develop more pass rush moves
  • His agility and change of direction are above average at best

News

2011 NFL Draft Recap: AFC North Grades - May 12 (Chris Maier)
2011 NFL Draft: All Underrated Team - Defense - Feb 16 (Fran Duffy)
2011 Senior Bowl: Player/Team Observations - Jan 25 (Chris Maier)
2011 Senior Bowl: South Practice Day Two - Jan 25 (Chris Maier & Doug Lancy)
2011 Senior Bowl: South Practice Day One - Jan 24 (Doug Lancy)
2011 Senior Bowl: South Team Heights Weights and More - Jan 24 (Doug Lancy)
2011 Senior Bowl Preview: Who and What to Watch - Jan 22 (Chris Maier)
2011 Senior Bowl: Confirmed Players - Jan 6 (Chris Maier)
A Draftniks Guide to the Bowl Games: Week 3 (Jan 1 - 9) - Dec 31 (Doug Lancy)
2011 NFL Mock Draft: Thanksgiving Edition - Nov 25 (Chris Maier)

Mock Draft Results


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