Over the next few months, we’ll take a look at some draft prospects leading up to the 2023 NFL Draft.
The Chargers have needs at various positions, so they do their best to accurately assess players they feel would be a good fit for the team.
Today we’re talking edge defender Zach Harrison from Ohio State University.
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Harrison has the ideal blend of explosiveness, size, length, strength, and pass rush upside, and with further coaching and development, he’s become an impact starter and has the internals to take advantage of mismatches. It can stand out as a defensive end that can be reduced.
A very athletic and explosive player…eats a lot of grass on his first steps off the ball…uses his length (35 3/4 inch arms) well to create separation…holds in hand A pop that can turn speed into power and stun Linemen get out of the way… develop a toolbox of counters (swipe/rip) to set up and beat offensive tackles Done…slicing inside a bigger tackle and moving his hands throughout the action…great closing burst to make plays in pursuit…point of attack against runs…hands in throwing lane ability to enter.
Sometimes you can fall behind the ball… you don’t see much of a true bend around the edges… too eager to rush the field and you can overrun the action… sometimes with a low pad level It is played with and is leveraged by blockers.
The story first appeared on Chargers Wire