Boise State DE/OLB Demarcus Lawrence Scouting Report

Name
Demarcus Lawrence
Height
6’3
Weight
251
School
Boise State
Position 1
Defensive End
Position 2
Rush Linebacker
40 time
4.80
Arm|  Hand Length
33 3/4”  | 11”
Games Watched
2013 [Air Force, Nevada, BYU, Wyoming]
2012 [Wyoming, Fresno State, Miami [OH]]
Positives
Athletic frame. Room to add weight onto frame without losing speed and burst. Good burst. Large, heavy hands. Plays with good pad level. Fluid with great change of direction. Motor runs consistent[ly good]. Good balance and play recognition. Able to set a hard edge. Able to keep stretch plays in front of him.
Critical Factors [1-9 Scale]
PRODUCTION 6.75
MENTAL ALERTNESS 6
COMPETITIVENESS 6.25
ATHLETIC ABILITY 6.5
CONSISTENCY 6.25
DURABILITY 6.5
STRENGTH 6.75
TOUGHNESS 6.75
BIG PLAY ABILITY 6.5
LEADERSHIP 6
CHARACTER 5
Negatives
Undersized compared to edge rushers in the draft. Inexperienced [only 2 years starting]. Easily susceptible to double teams. Doesn’t stack and shed consistently. Allows linemen into chest too often and will be pushed out of the play or to the ground. Tackling needs work.
POSITION SPECIFICS
PURSUIT 5.5
TACKLING 5
HAND USE 6.5
BURST 6.5
SPEED RUSH 6.5
POWER RUSH 6
HITTING 5.5
READS 6
AWARENESS 6
   
   
   
   
Overall
Former Butler Community College transfer with 2 year of experience. Possess an athletic frame with room to grow. Can play both 43 DE and 34 OLB. Has translatable traits that need refining.
OVERALL SCORE: 6.14

 

 

 

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