Brandon Barlow
Brandon Barlow  DL  Boston College | NFL Draft 2021 Souting Report - Portrait Image
Brandon Barlow
Height
6-4
Weight
255
College
Boston College
Position
DL/EDGE
Class
Senior
Home town
Cohoes
53.0/100
Player Rating
83
PositionRank (DL)
4.88
FortyYD Time
Sacks
1.5
Fumbles Forced
Tackles
34
Sol tackles
18

Brandon Barlow DL/EDGE Boston College | NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

Brandon Barlow DL/EDGE Boston College
NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

Overall Rank: #480 Position Rank: #83 (DL)
40 time: 4.88 seconds
Height: 6-4 Weight: 255
Overall Rating: 53.0 / 100
Game performance weighted rating
Tackling:
75%
Pass Rush:
54%
Run Defense:
74%
DRAFT PROJECTION: UDFA Position rank: #83
College Games: 45 College Snaps: 1584
ESPN College Recruiting
Grade: Model.PlayerDetailFlat.RecruitingStarRating ESPN  Stars Model.PlayerDetailFlat.RecruitingStarRating ESPN  Stars (73/100)
Strengths
  • High-effort, thickly built defender with good strength and the leverage to create a pile. Locates_ the ball quickly and pursues with passion, showing_ good lateral agility while extending the play to the sideline.
  • Challenges inside with quickness and strong hands. Run-and-chase defender who can leave a mark.
  • Has fluid footwork to redirect, reverse momentum and close with a burst. Regularly first off the ball with good snap anticipation.
  • Faces double-team and holds the line. Stays alive against the run and mobile quarterbacks, shedding to either side to chase.
  • Flashes strength at the point of attack with active, violent hand use. Forceful with his upper body to defeat blocks. Strong hustle player.
Weaknesses
  • Hands aren't strong or active enough to disengage consistently. Gets good push, but will not bull rush NFL tackles.
  • He doesn't have the elite quickness or flexibility to flatten off the edge against NFL blockers and might have to add bulk to be a 3-4 defense five-technique, or strong-side end in a 4-3.
  • Not an elite athlete with average functional strength and size. Lacks the length to fend off blocks and can be too energetic and lose his angle. Doesn't have a natural position at the next level.
  • Not explosive as a pass rusher or run defender. Lacks elite speed and flexibility to turn the corner and is late off the snap.
  • Misses tackles, even when he gets his hands on the ballcarrier. Needs to improve hand placement and technique.
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How other scouting services rate Brandon Barlow (Overall Rank)

All Scouts AveragePosition Rank
183.0
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