Photo of Ty Powell
Drafted By: Seahawks

Combine Results

68.0 ?
  • 4.64 SEC
    Top Performer
  • 28 REPS
    Top Performer
  • 37.0 INCH
    Top Performer
  • 122.0 INCH
    Top Performer
  • 6.98 SEC
    Top Performer
  • 4.40 SEC
    Top Performer
Blue Star  =  Combine Top Performer

Draft Analysis:

The former high school quarterback made his mark with a standout showing at the NFL Scouting Combine, notching a 37-inch vertical and 10-2 broad jump.

  • 6'2" Height
  • 32 1/2" Arm Length
  • 249LBS. Weight
  • 9 3/4" Hands


While Powell is a defensive end now, his high school career certainly wouldn’t have given you any indication of that. As a senior, Powell led Seaside High School to a state championship victory as the starting quarterback and cornerback. Powell’s career started at DeAnza College. As a sophomore, he was first team all-state, first-team All-Golden Gate Conference and Golden Gate Conference Defensive Most Valuable Player. In his sophomore year, he had 69 tackles, including 3.5 tackles for loss, two sacks, two interceptions, and five pass breakups.

In 2011, Powell started three games and had seven tackles (2.5 for loss) and two sacks. As a senior, Powell recorded 40 tackles (15 for loss) and 8.5 sacks. After the season, Powell participated in both the Texas vs. The Nation Game, and in the Senior Bowl. Powell was also named second-team All-America by He is only the second Bison to earn All-America honors from the organization, who also named Torrance “Tank” Daniels to its All-America team in 2005.

Grade Title Draft (Round) Description
96-100 Future Hall of Famer Top Pick A once-in-a-generation type prospect who could change how his position is played
85-95 Immediate Starter 1st An impact player with the ability/intangibles to become a Pro Bowl player. Expect to start immediately except in a unique situation (i.e. behind a veteran starter).
70-84 Eventual Starter 2nd-3rd A quality player who will contribute to the team early on and is expected to develop into a starter. A reliable player who brings value to the position.
50-69 Draftable Player 4th-7th A prospect with the ability to make team as a backup/role player. Needs to be a special teams contributor at applicable positions. Players in the high range of this category might have long-term potential.
20-49 Free Agent UDFA A player with solid measurables, intangibles, college achievements, or a developing skill that warrants an opportunity in an NFL camp. In the right situation, he could earn a place on a 53-man roster, but most likely will be a practice squad player or a camp body.