Photo of Trey DePriest
Grade
4.96 ?

Draft Analysis:

  • 6'0" Height
  • 31 5/8" Arm Length
  • 254LBS. Weight
  • 9" Hands

Overview

2014: 2014: First-team All-SEC. Started final 13 games after missing season opener due to "minor

NCAA infraction." 2013: Played in all 13 games with 12 starts. 2012: Played in all 13 games with 11 starts (missed two starts with high ankle sprain). 2011: Played in all 13 games.


Pro Day Results


40-yard dash: 4.92 and 4.93 seconds

Analysis

Strengths

Looks for contact and is a willing participant. Will step into the hole and deliver a blow against iso-blocks. Fires himself into oncoming guards and rarely gets engulfed. Can drop into space as a zone defender. Heavy tackler in the box. Quick, choppy feet to scrape and attack along the line of scrimmage.

Weaknesses

Lacks natural flexibility and plays upright. Lukewarm pursuit of the ball outside his assigned area. Struggles to get back into the play when he finds himself out of position. Has issues breaking down in space to tackle. Below-average change of direction. Missed tackles went way up this year when asked to play more snaps. Huge liability in man coverage. Struggles to maintain leverage against outside runs.

Draft Projection

Priority free agent

NFL Comparison

Max Bullough

Bottom Line

Burly and thick through his middle, DePriest needs plays to unfold in front of him to play at his best. With offenses becoming matchup-oriented, DePriest's value to an NFL team could be diminished. Best-suited as a two-down ILB in a 3-4 defense.
-Lance Zierlein
C
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.

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