Check out Michigan Wolverines DT Maurice Hurst 2018 NFL Draft Scouting Report and player profile, featuring strengths, weaknesses, player comparison, projection and an interview with Hurst. The undersized 280-pound defensive tackle is one of the top players in this year's NFL Draft. One of the most disruptive players in college football last year, Hurst is expected to go in the first round after being named first-team All-American. He will likely be a first round pick, but how does he project to the NFL given his lack of size?
NFL Draft analyst Tom Downey breaks down Mo Hurst in this scouting report and player profile. The details of Hurst's scouting report, featuring strengths, weaknesses, player comparison and projections are detailed below and in the video.
There's also an exclusive interview with Maurice Hurst at the 4:30 mark.
- Incredibly disruptive
- Shows strong first step and quickness
- Can penetrate quickly vs. run and pass
- Frequently freed up teammates
- Wins a lot of 1-on-1s
- Will thrive as an every down 3-tech
- Very undersized at 280 lbs
- Only fits as a 3-technique
- Disruption didn't always lead to sacks or TFLs
- Lacks the college production of an Aaron Donald
- Can get moved off spot in run game
- Tough time with size and double teams
Player Comparison: Geno Atkins (although not as good)
NFL Draft Grade: 1st Round (#2 DT)
Projected Round: 1st
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