Lorenzo Neal
Lorenzo Neal  DT  Purdue | NFL Draft 2021 Souting Report - Portrait Image
Lorenzo Neal
Height
6-3
Weight
325 lbs
College
Purdue
Position
DT
Class
Senior
Home town
Houston TX
60.0/100
Player Rating
47
PositionRank
5.35
FortyYD Time
Sacks
Fumbles Forced
Tackles
10
Sol tackles
6

Lorenzo Neal DT Purdue | NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

Lorenzo Neal DT Purdue
NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

40 time: 5.35 seconds
Height: 6-3 Weight: 325 lbs
Position rank: #47
College Games Played: 18
College Snap Count: 991
College Recruiting Grade: Model.PlayerDetailFlat.RecruitingStarRating Stars (75/100)
Recruiting Grade: Model.PlayerDetailFlat.RecruitingStarRating Stars (75/100)
Recruiting Rank: #170 Recruiting Position Rank: #65
Recruiting Position Rank: #65
Recruiting State Rank: #134
Recruiting State Rank: #134
College Combine Results
DRAFT GRADE - ROUND: UDFA
Overall Rating: 60.0 / 100
Game performance weighted rating
Tackling:
36%
Pass Rush:
61%
Run Defense:
77%
Strengths
  • Plays with leverage at the point of attack whether inside or outside. Keeps eyes in the backfield when inside; moves linemen to either side with strong hands.
  • Provides some secondary interior pass rush, getting most penetration when playing three technique.
  • Strong tackler. Has good power in hands and can anchor, shed, and chase.
  • Surprising initial quickness off the snap. Relies mostly on a simple bull rush at this point, which is quite effective in collapsing the pocket.
  • Strong, stout interior presence who often requires double team blocks to keep him from clogging running lanes. Short, thick legs and thick trunk which aid him in anchoring.
Weaknesses
  • He struggles with leverage off the snap and plays too tall, limiting his effectiveness as a pass rusher.
  • Might be limited to one-gap systems. Agility isn't a question but misses tackles when he doesn't square and break down.
  • Good strength, though his marginal arm length limits his ability to grab hold of ballcarriers as they run by.
  • Isn't able to consistently shed blocks and makes plays in the hole.
  • Lacks closing speed and inconsistent quickness off the snap prevents him from being an elite pass rusher.
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How other scouting services rate Lorenzo Neal (Overall Rank)

All Scouts AverageOverall Rank
442.5
All Scouts AveragePosition Rank
97.0