Photo of George Uko
5.05 ?
  • 4.99 SEC
    Top Performer
  • 18 REPS
    Top Performer
  • 29.5 INCH
    Top Performer
  • 110.0 INCH
    Top Performer
  • 6'3" Height
  • 33 1/4" Arm Length
  • 284LBS. Weight
  • 10 1/8" Hands


Two-time honorable mention All-Pac-12 pick (2012-13). Played both defensive end and defensive tackle at USC. 2013: Started all 14 games at defensive end. 2012: Started all 13 games, once at defensive end. 2011: Played in 12 games and started in two. 2010: Redshirted.



Plays with leverage and generally stays on his feet. Flashes the ability to shoot his hands inside, extend and stack. Played end and tackle.


Average foot athlete with lower-body stiffness. Exposes his frame and struggles to escape. Needs to develop counters and pass-rush moves -- hands are more active than forceful. Does not dominate single blocks. Has tweener traits -- lacks ideal bulk and anchor for DT and ideal speed and flexibility for DE. Disappears for stretches.

Draft Projection

Rounds 6-7

Bottom Line

Good-sized defensive lineman who shows in flashes, but not enough to justify leaving school early, as he looked very average against strong offensive lines. Could warrant late-round consideration as a developmental base end.
-Nolan Nawrocki
Grade Title
9.00-10 Once-in-lifetime player
8.00-8.99 Perennial All-Pro
7.50-7.99 Future All-Pro
7.00-7.49 Pro Bowl-caliber player
6.50-6.99 Chance to become Pro Bowl-caliber player
6.00-6.49 Should become instant starter
5.50-5.99 Chance to become NFL starter
5.20-5.49 NFL backup or special teams potential
5.01-5.19 Better-than-average chance to make NFL roster
5.00 50-50 Chance to make NFL roster
4.75-4.99 Should be in an NFL training camp
4.50-4.74 Chance to be in an NFL training camp
No Grade Likely needs time in developmental league.