FRG Summer Scouting: Defensive Ends

July 8, 2014

[dropcap style=”normal or inverse or boxed”]T[/dropcap]he FRG Summer Scouting  Series started last month, focusing on the offensive tackles eligible for the 2015 NFL Draft.  Brandon Scherff (Iowa) reigned supreme, earning the preseason No.1 ranking at the position.  Our focus now shifts to the defensive side of the ball, with the spotlight on the defensive ends likely to declare (or who are at least eligible to declare) for next year’s Draft….


2014 NFL Draft “First Look”: Aaron Lynch, DE, USF

As we march toward the start of the 2013 college football season, the NFL Draft scouting community continues to work to obtain a baseline understanding of the eligible prospects for the 2014 NFL Draft. One of the toughest challenges that an evaluator faces is the assessment of a prospect who is coming back after a year away from the game.  Whether due to injury or transfer rules, players that miss…

July 27, 2013

Ranking the Defensive Ends for the 2013 NFL Draft

April 10, 2013

Below is FRG’s current ranking of the top defensive end prospects in the 2013 NFL Draft: 1)  Barkevious Mingo, LSU Grade:  9.2 2)  Tank Carradine, Florida St. (Medical) Grade:  9.0 3)  Dion Jordan, Oregon Grade:  9.0 4)  Bjoern Werner, Florida St. Grade:  8.7 5)  Datone Jones, UCLA Grade:  8.5


2013 NFL Draft: Ranking the DEs

As we enter Draft season, FRG will be releasing our preliminary rankings for each position.  Things can change as we sprint toward April 25th, with the All-Star Games, the NFL Scouting Combine, and Pro Day workouts all having yet to be completed. FRG’s DE Big Board: FIRST ROUND DEs: Bjoern Werner, FSU Damontre Moore, Tex A&M Dion Jordan, Ore Barkevious Mingo, LSU SECOND ROUND DEs: Sam Montgomery, LSU Alex Okafor, Tex Margus…

January 3, 2013

Scouting the DE’s: Corey Lemonier, Auburn

December 7, 2012

In this installment of the FRG Scouting Series, I decided to take a look at Corey Lemonier, DE, Auburn.  Lemonier entered the 2012 College Football season with a lot of hype following a 2011 campaign that saw the Junior from Hialeah, Florida register 9.5 sacks and a team-high 13.5 tackles for loss (good for 8th in the SEC).  Lemonier is widely regarded as a one of the best 10 Defensive…