Jaelan Phillips 2021 NFL Draft Scouting Repo…

Name: Jaelan Phillips Position: Edge-Rusher College: Miami (Fla.) Height: 6’5 1/2” Weight: 260 lbs Overall Rank: No. 16 overallPosition Rank: EDGE1 Strengths: The best height-weight-speed prospect at the pass-rusher position, Phillips was dominant in the 2020 season at Miami. A former five-star recruit out of high school, Phillips has legit speed-to-power conversion and plays with excellent fire and with a non-stop motor. He makes plenty of effort plays in the pass and run game thanks to his effort but is also seen quite often running down quarterbacks and ball-carriers with elite closing speed. Phillips uses his length and burst well to set up and shed blockers. He knows how to use double moves to get blockers off balance and then counters with power. He’s athletic enough to work in a 4-3 or 3-4 scheme and can rush with his hand down or from a stand-up position. His awareness and acceleration are the best in the class.

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