NT Ryan Glasgow, Michigan

6’3” – 302 lbs. – 5.13

Brother is Lions offensive guard Graham Glasgow. Redshirted, then appeared in a reserve capacity the following season. Started for each of the next three seasons but appeared in just nine games as a junior due to injury. Plays some different techniques for the Wolverines but was most often lined up as a nose tackle (zero technique) and projects to the nose at the next level as well. Has a solid combination of height and bulk for the position, with a thick build; arms measured nearly 33.5” at the Combine. Plays with a good level of intensity and toughness. Capable of working in either one- or two-gap defenses but would probably be better at the latter. Powerful if not overwhelming player who anchors pretty well at the line of scrimmage and can walk back centers with his bull rush. Keeps his legs churning after contact to generate movement. Can control defenders and shed them at the appropriate time in order to make tackles. Range is somewhat limited by his lack of athleticism but does a good job of flowing in the play direction and will pursue plays to the sidelines. Has a stout build but could do a better job of firing out of his stance low on a more consistent basis. It’s unclear whether his play strength will be sufficient to control interactions with pro guards and centers, or whether he’ll be relegated to making plays primarily on effort. Shows some suddenness with his first step and the ability to use different rush moves to beat opposing interior linemen off the snap, either as a pass-rusher or when defending the run. Has heavy hands to ragdoll smaller opponents as a rusher. More agile than anticipated and has some ability to smoothly redirect to the passer. Burst to finish is nothing special; will probably be more likely to generate pressure than to finish his rushes with sacks and could be taken out of the game in some passing situations. More of a grinder who relies on power and may not give pro linemen much difficulty as a one-gap player. Tore his pectoral muscle in 2015, which will require further evaluation. A player who offers an appealing combination of bulk, power, intensity, and technique, traits which should allow him to work his way into a defensive line rotation, ideally as a nose tackle in an even defensive front with two-gap responsibilities. However, may be taken out of the game in passing situations, which will probably relegate him to the third day of the draft.

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