DE Dawuane Smoot, Illinois

6’3” – 255 lbs. – 4.75e Came off the bench as a freshman, then worked into the rotation as a sophomore before taking over a starting role the following year. Team captain. Plays left end almost exclusively; only took a few snaps from the other side of the field. Looks a bit lanky relative toContinue reading “DE Dawuane Smoot, Illinois”

DE Taco Charlton, Michigan

6’6” – 272 lbs. – 4.75e Worked as a reserve/special-teams player as a freshman, then worked into the defensive line rotation over the next two years before assuming a more regular starting role as a senior. Lines up at defensive end on both sides of the line, with different alignments; takes the occasional snap fromContinue reading “DE Taco Charlton, Michigan”

DE DeMarcus Walker, Florida St.

6’4” – 280 lbs. – 4.80e Was a rotational player in his first year with the Seminoles, but has been starting since basically his sophomore year (eleven of fourteen games.) Team captain who plays both defensive end spots for the Seminoles, sliding inside to tackle on some obvious passing downs. Has very good overall sizeContinue reading “DE DeMarcus Walker, Florida St.”

DL Chris Wormley, Michigan

6’6” – 302 lbs. Finally broke into the starting lineup midway through his redshirt sophomore year, where he has remained ever since. Versatile player who lines up on both ends of the defensive line and also slides inside to function as an interior rusher on a regular basis. Although he has more in common withContinue reading “DL Chris Wormley, Michigan”

DT Montravius Adams, Auburn

6’4” – 309 lbs. Was worked into the rotation as a true freshman, then stepped into the starting lineup as a sophomore and has been there ever since. Tall, very thick defensive lineman with good musculature and weight distribution; has added weight and really looks the part. Usually lines up on the left side ofContinue reading “DT Montravius Adams, Auburn”

DT Carlos Watkins, Clemson

6’3” – 305 lbs. – N/A Was worked into the defense in a reserve/rotational capacity in 2012 and 2014, missing all but three games of the 2013 season after being a passenger in a fatal car accident. Worked his way into the starting role as a junior. Barrel-chested defensive lineman with a thick upper bodyContinue reading “DT Carlos Watkins, Clemson”