Andre Branch   #90 DE

Height: 6-5   Weight: 265   Age: 25

Born: 7/14/1989 Richmond , VA

College: Clemson

Experience: 3rd season

High School: Varina HS [Richmond, VA]

TCKL

13

SCK

3.0

FF

2

INT

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Combine 2012

Combine
Stats:

  • Bench Press19.0 reps
  • 20 Yard Shuttle4.25 secs
  • 3 Cone Drill7.19 secs
  • Broad Jump120.0 inches
  • 40 Yard Dash4.7 Secs
  • Vertical Jump32.5 inches

Strengths

Branch is an athletic big man who has great flexibility, which he uses to dip around lineman and get in the backfield. He has an uncanny ability to defeat blocks and move around lineman, and the burst to close once there. He uses his hands well and sets the edge nicely when working in the run game. His ability to rush the passer is his shining trait and the primary reason for his value.

Weaknesses

Branch is less effective defending the run than he is against the pass. He will play high at times and can get overpowered by two blockers, all the more reason why there are growing discussions of moving him to linebacker at the next level.

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