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Ledyard | Pass rushers underwhelming between BC and Wake

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Ledyard | Pass rushers underwhelming between BC and Wake

Boston College Eagles v Wake Forest Demon Deacons

Saturday, September 9, 2017, 1:00 p.m. ET

Chestnut Hill, MA

Wake Forest (34), Boston College (10)

Notable Prospects Entering the Contest

Wake Forest

Duke Ejiofor, EDGE, Wake Forest (RS Senior)

Analysis: Slow processor who seems to lack twitch and high end athleticism off the edge. Not a dynamic speed-rushing threat up the arc. Methodical in his movements, but will work his hands to earn slow-burn pressures. Got hung up on blocks too often and didn’t show the ability to be sudden or disruptive in his movements. Showed a nice swim move as an interior rusher, which could be his best role moving forward. Stock: Down

Cam Serigne, TE, Wake Forest (RS Senior)

Analysis: Did not catch a pass, nor was he targeted in the game. Serigne was adequate as a blocker, showing good tenacity to attempt to stay on defenders. He can overextended, but moves well in space.  Stock: Same

Boston College

Harold Landry. EDGE, Boston College (Senior)

Analysis: Pass rush variety still appears to be lacking significantly. Heavily-reliant upon outside speed/bend to get to the quarterback, and doesn’t quickly process when to access a counter move to avoid getting run up the arc. Lower half still lanky and may need to add bulk. Set a strong edge as a run defender and didn’t get widened easily out of his gap. Good discipline to stay at home on a third down draw, a read that may have come from film study. Tried to backdoor the puller on a QB counter play, should have stepped down and squeezed the gap. Made it too easy. Dipped under a tackle’s punch to get home for a sack. Easily his best trait. Does an excellent job of getting his hands up in passing lands. For a pure finesse pass rusher, Landry is a good athlete, but is he a great one? Stock: Same

Kamrin Moore, CB, Boston College (Senior)

Analysis: This was not a matchup to glean a whole lot about Moore, as he was rarely targeted, especially down the field. Showed good mirror-and-match ability in short-intermediate areas of the field, but wasn’t being tested by elite competition. Flashed willing run defense coming downhill. With matchups against Notre Dame and Clemson looming, we should learn a lot about Moore in the coming weeks. Stock: Same

Jon Ledyard

Jon Ledyard has been writing about the NFL draft for several years now, and is thrilled to be bringing creative content and unique analysis to NDT Scouting. He lives with his wife Brittany and four-month old daughter Caylee in mid-western Pennsylvania. Jon is also the host of the Locked on NFL Draft and Breaking the Plane podcasts, while covering the Steelers for scout.com. The Office, LOST, weightlifting, ultimate frisbee, grilling, Duke basketball, and all Pittsburgh pro sports teams are his greatest passions.

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